Short Term Study Abroad Courses

Shippensburg University encourages students in all majors to engage in a study abroad experience. Short term study abroad courses offer students the opportunity to have an international educational experience in one of the most cost and time efficient manners possible. The short term study abroad courses are sponsored and taught by Shippensburg University faculty at various times throughout the year, primarily in the summer, and typically range from one to four weeks in duration.

Since there is a growing level of interest and demand for these short term study abroad courses, students are encouraged to attend any informational sessions and register to secure a space in their course of choice in a timely manner. Please visit the course link to view the current short term study abroad courses available at this time.

Summer 2014 Short Term Study Abroad Courses


GEO450 Field Studies in the People's Republic of China - 2014

Faculty: Drs. George and Jennifer Pomeroy

For more information, contact Dr. George Pomeroy at or 717-477-1776. 


MBA594 Selected Topics: Business Environment of Europe

Faculty: Dr. Robert Stephens

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Stephens at or 717-477-1684 


PLS490 Selected Topics: European Political Economy & Security and PLS491 Selected Topics: Euopean Integration & Identity: Political Cultural, Politics and the Coming Decade 

Faculty: Dr. Niel Brasher and Dr. Mark Sachleben

For more information, contact:
Dr. Niel Brasher at or Mark Sachleben at

You can also visit


BIO491 Selected Topics: Madagascar Biodiversity

Faculty: Dr. Heather Sahli

For more information, contact Dr. Heather Sahli at or 717-477-1580

Registration Information

CURRENT SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: Current Shippensburg University students can register for short term study abroad courses by logging into the MyShip portal at using their Shippensburg University email address and password.

NON-DEGREE STUDENTS: Individuals may enroll in Shippensburg University classes without being a degree-seeking student as long as they meet the University’s academic requirements (as described in the undergraduate and graduate catalogs), have completed the prerequisite coursework for the particular course in which they would like to enroll, and are enrolling in a class that permits non-degree students to do so. Non-degree seeking individuals may enroll in a summer online class by following the directions at .

If you have any questions please email