long-term summer programs

Long term summer study abroad programs vary in length, credits earned and activities. Programs may include classroom study, work/internship or research experience. Programs are six weeks or more with students earning six credits or more. 

current long-term summer programs

University of Sao Paulo at Pirassununga

  • Brazil | May 18-July 13, 2022
  • Credits: 6 credits in research area
  • Cost: 2564 - see below

Kara Hartman

Students will conduct two months of research in an area of interest with a faculty member from the host university. Students can choose to study either at the University of Sao Paulo on the Pirassununga campus. Knowledge of Portuguese, the language of Brazil, is not required, but familiarity with it is beneficial. Someone within the research lab will know English.

The cost of the program is; Summer Tuition;, $64 for insurance, flight (estimated at $1500), housing & food (estimated at $1000), $180 for visa, and a passport $145.

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Federal University of Vicosa

  • Brazil | May 18-July 13, 2022
  • Credits: 6 credits in research area
  • Cost: $2564 - see below

Kara Hartman

Students will conduct two months of research in an area of interest with a faculty member from the host university. Students can choose to study either at the Federal University of Vicosa. Knowledge of Portuguese, the language of Brazil, is not required, but familiarity with it is beneficial. Someone within the research lab will know English.;
The cost of the program is Summer Tuition;, $64 for insurance, flight (estimated at $1500), housing & food (estimated at $1000), $180 for visa, and a passport $145.

The cost of the program is Summer Tuition;, $64 for insurance, flight (estimated at $1500), housing & food (estimated at $1000), $180 for visa, and a passport $145.

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CEA Study & Internship: Costa Rica, Ireland, Italy Spain

  • Costa Rica | mid May to mid July 2022
  • Credits: 6 credits
  • Cost: CEA cost (on website around $7000) + $609 Study Abroad Fee + $64 insurance + Airfare + meals

Kara Hartman

During the internship portion, students develop practical skills in fields such as marketing, agriculture, business management, sustainability, animal science, communication, architecture, economics, environmental studies, food science, and veterinary medicine. Gain international experience working abroad. An academic seminar and elective course is taken at the CEA Center in the overseas location. The internship placement depends on availability, professionalism, commitment and desires of the student. Students earn 6 credits during this eight week program. Locations include:Dublin, Ireland; Florence, Italy; San Jose, Costa Rica; Seville, Spain.

CEA Dublin -- CEA Dublin Website
CEA Florence -- CEA Florence Website
CEA San Jose -- CEA San Jose Website
CEA Seville -- CEA Seville Website

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Ecole d'Ingenieurs de Purpan

  • France | May 30-July 22, 2022
  • Credits: 6 credits
  • Cost: $5464 - see below

Kara Hartman

​This 8 week program is at the Ecole d’Ingenieurs de Purpan in Toulouse for 6 credits. At Purpan students will learn about French agriculture, culture and language. Students will choose an agricultural & food track or a viticulture & enology track. During the weekends, students will visit the Pyrenees mountains, Barcelona and have some free weekends. No prior knowledge of the French language is required. Several other universities participate in this program as well.​ The second month students will participate in a farm experience/unpaid internship. If students did not want to participate in the internship, they could engage in a two-week study tour.

The cost of the program is Summer Tuition, $64 for insurance, estimated program fee of $3000, airfare (estimated at $1500), some meals, and $145 for a passport.

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University of Hohenheim

  • Germany | mid May to mid July 2022
  • Credits: 6 credits in research area
  • Cost: $2564 - see below

Kara Hartman

Students will conduct research with a faculty member from the University of Hohenheim. The focus of the research will be based on the interest or major of the student. This is a two month program.

The cost of the program is Summer Tuition​, $64 for insurance, airfare (estimated at $1500), $120 for registration, housing and food (estimated at $3000) and $145 for a passport.

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Heinrich Heine University

  • Germany | May 17-July 30, 2022
  • Credits: BCHM 40000 System & Synthetic Biology 2 credits & BCHM 49800 Scientific Research 6 credits
  • Cost: see below

Heidi Fornes
Dr. Joe Ogas

​This biochemistry research program provides students with a number of options for a mentored summer research experience at the Heinrich-Heine Universitat Dusseldorf. The research projects emphasize molecular approaches and utilize a wide variety of biological systems, including plants, mammalian tissue cultures, mice, bacteria, fungi, viruses, etc. Each Purdue student is paired with a German graduate student mentor or postdoctoral fellow, who provides one-on-one instruction and supervision. Students are expected to learn enough about the procedures and the biological system to be able to continue to design experiments, analyze data, and prepare a presentation at the end of the experience. Previous research experience is required.

The cost of the program is Summer Tuition​, $96 for insurance, airfare (estimated at $1500), housing at $1665, and food (estimated at $1000), $291 for social contibution fee, and $145 for a passport.

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Greece - Perrotis College - Research or Internship

  • Greece | May 29 - July 11, 2022
  • Credits: 6 credits
  • Cost: $4120 + Airfare + Study Abroad Fee $609 + $64 Insurance

Kara Hartman

The beautiful campus of Perrotis College located in Thessaloniki, Greece is a part of the American Farm School. Perrotis College offers three fields of study; agricultural and environmental science, food science and technology, ag and food business management. Students engage in hands on activities as learning through doing is integrated and practiced through the education system. The campus has grown to 280 acres since its beginning in 1904. Part of the campus is an educational farm including olive trees, poultry, vineyards, greenhouses along with other crops and livestock. Students stay at the residence hall and eat at the dining facility located on campus.

During this six week program in late May until the end of June, students earn 6 credits. A Greek Cultural Experience course is offered to be immersed into the culture. Students are able to choose between a research internship or work internship or wine business intensive course. During the research internship students will work in a laboratory or educational farm/field with a research supervisor. The work internship involves working within the educational farm unit of either dairy, poultry, horticulture or dairy processing laboratory. The wine business course focuses on viticulture in Greece looking at ancient local tradition to modern international industry. A trip to Athens, hiking Mount Olympus, sailing around Halkidiki are excursions offered during this summer program. Other universities involved in this program include Texas A&M, WPI, Lincoln University, Georgia University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Iowa State University.

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National Taiwan University

  • Taiwan | May 28 - July 26, 2022
  • Credits: LC 39900 Taiwanese Culture 3 credits, AGR 40000 Environment & Agriculture in Taiwan 3 credits
  • Cost: $5464 - see below

Kara Hartman

Located on the National Taiwan University campus, this two-month program involves research, field excursions and classroom instruction. The first four weeks students will conduct research in an area of interest with a faculty from National Taiwan University. The second month, students will participate in the Biodiversity, Agriculture and Culture of Taiwan (BACT) program. During the BACT program, students will learn about the agriculture, geography, flora and fauna, ecology, and culture of Taiwan. Students will visit several national parks, museums, and forests. Some Chinese is taught during BACT, but no prior language experience is required to participate.

The cost of the program is Summer Tuition​, $64 for insurance, $2900 for NTU's program fee, airfare (estimated at $1500), housing and food (estimated at $400) and $15 for a passport.

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