Short-Term Study Abroad

Shippensburg University encourages students to seize the opportunity and engage with the through our long-term and short-term study abroad opportunities. Short-term study abroad is a great alternative to semester programs and are available in one or four week durations. Whether you're looking to earn credit or experience other countries and cultures first-hand— ShipU's got you covered.

Benefits

Making connections and having authentic learning experiences are some of top reasons why students choose to do short-term study abroad. Here's additional benefits of studying short-term abroad and the reasons why it's an optimal alternative to long-term study abroad.

  • Gain world-wide experiences at a cost-effective and time-saving way.
  • Experience international cultures and communities within 1-4 weeks; depending upon program.
  • Save smart. Short-term is an ideal option for students who wish to save on tuition, international airfare, travel, accommodations, and other costs accrued during studying abroad.
  • Study and engage within a structured, in-depth experience with the host country participants.
  • Save time. Every activity is closely tied to what you are learning in the classroom.

Get Started

Select term of study below to learn more about short-term study abroad opportunities, upcoming information sessions, and points of contact to help set you on your journey. For all other inquiries or information about long-term study abroad, view International Study Abroad Program

Winter break 2016 - 2017

Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Immerse yourself this winter break with blended learning and spend New Year's Eve in Costa Rica. Short term study in Costa Rica consists of:

  • Study aboard for 13 days (includes: lodging; ground transportation; extra activities; some meals; and Spanish instruction)
  • Monteverde and Rincon de Vieja volcanic area
  • Homestay with Costa Rican host families
  • Blended learning with face-to-face and online coursework

Approximate Cost: $2050 (tuition paid separately)

For dates, fees, and overall program information, download flyer (Costa-Rica)

For more information about information sessions, course content, and content applicability, please contact Professor Niel Brasher at cnbras@ship.edu or (717) 477-1714.

For help to enroll and register, please contact PCDE at pcde@ship.edu

Study Abroad in Haiti 

Immerse yourself this winter break with blended, service-learning in Haiti. Short term study in Haiti consists of:

  • Thirteen days abroad; all included transportation; room and board; museums; and tours of Port-au-Prince and Jacmel.
  • Modeled seminars on Haitian literature, language, and culture.
  • Blended learning with face-to-face and online coursework.
  • Service learning that will enable you to learn, engage, and contribute to the community.

ApproximateCost: $2100 (tuition paid separately)  

For dates, fees, and overall program information,  download flyer (Haiti)

For more information about information sessions, course content, and content applicability, please contact Professor Agnes Ragone at  acrago@ship.edu or (717) 477-1559.

For help to enroll and register, please contact PCDE at  pcde@ship.edu

 

Summer break 2017

Study Abroad in France 

The Modern Language Department at Shippensburg University welcomes all students and majors to explore and study abroad in Paris, Normandy, Burgundy, and the North from May15-31, 2017. For dates, fees, and overall program information, download flyer (France)

Cost: $2,650 (tuition paid separately)

For more information about upcoming information sessions, course content, and real-world applicability of the program, please contact Dr. Blandine Mitaut at bmmitaut@ship.edu.

For assistance to apply and register for courses, please contact PCDE at pcde@ship.edu

Study Abroad in Morocco 

The Modern Language Department- French Program at Shippensburg University welcomes all students to explore and study abroad in Morocco from Summer 2017. For dates, fees, and overall program information,  download flyer (Morocco)

Cost: $3150 (tuition paid separately)

For more information about upcoming information sessions, course content, and real-world applicability of the program, please contact Dr. Agnes Ragone at  acrago@ship.edu.

For assistance to apply and register for courses, please contact PCDE at  pcde@ship.edu

Registration Information 

Currently Enrolled Ship Students

Current Shippensburg University students can register for short term study abroad courses by logging into the MyShip portal at https://my.ship.edu using their Shippensburg University email address and password.

Non-Degree Students

Non-degree seeking students are Individuals who wish to take classes at Shippensburg University, but are not working toward earning a degree. Shippensburg University believes in providing educational opportunities to individual who wish to grow professionally and personally. Individuals are welcome to enroll in Ship classes, as long as applicants meet the University's academic requirements.

Here are key items to keep in mind for successful enrollment into short term study abroad program: 

  • View University Academic Requirements in the undergraduate and graduate catalogs.
  • Applicants must have completed the prerequisite coursework for the particular course in which they would like to enroll.
  • Enroll in a class that permits non-degree students to do so, you can check with faculty about this.  
  • Applicants may enroll in either winter / summer online classes, view details on non-degree page.

 

Important Documentation and Forms

Forms for STSA Courses

Additional Information