Long-Term Summer Programs

For all the summer options please search the programs through Purdue Study Abroad. Below are the opportunities within International Programs in Agriculture.

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Brazil

University of Sao Paulo @ Pirassununga (USP FZEA)


Federal University of Vicosa (UFV)

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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 or 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.

Credit

  • 6 credits in the research area

Dates of Program

  • May 21 – July 16, 2018

Cost

  • Billed by Purdue
  • Additional Estimated Expenses
    • ​​Roundtrip Airfare $1500
    • Housing & Food $1000
    • Visa $180
    • Passport $135

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Contact

Purdue Agriculture Study Abroad
agabroad@purdue.edu
AGAD 26
765-494-8458

France

Ecole d’Ingenieurs de Purpan

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This eight week program involves one month at the Ecole d’Ingenieurs de Purpan in Toulouse and one month with a host family. 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 a free weekend. The second month of the program, students live with a host family while participating in a work experience. Students have worked within vineyards, cheese processing, agribusinesses, farms and wineries. No prior knowledge of the French language is required. Several other universities participate in this program as well.

Credit

  • ​AGR 40000 European Agriculture – 3 credits
  • LC 39900 French Culture – 3 credits

Dates of Program

  • ​May 29-July 21, 2018

Cost

  • Billed by Purdue
  • Additional Estimated Expenses
    • ​Roundtrip Airfare $1500
    • Passport $135

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Contact

Purdue Agriculture Study Abroad
agabroad@purdue.edu
AGAD 26
765-494-8458

Germany

University of Hohenheim

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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.

Credit

  • ​6 credits in the research area

Dates of Program

  • ​May 21 – July 16, 2018

Cost

  • Billed by Purdue
  • Additional Estimated Expenses
    • ​Roundtrip Airfare $1500
    • Housing & Food $3000
    • Passport $135

Contact

Purdue Agriculture Study Abroad
agabroad@purdue.edu
AGAD 26
765-494-8458

Heinrich Heine University

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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.

Credit

  • ​BCHM 40000 System and Synthetic Biology - 2 credits
  • BCHM 49800 Scientific Research - 6 credits

Dates of Program

  • ​May 14-July 30, 2018

Eligibility

  • ​3.0 GPA

Cost

  • Billed by Purdue
  • Additional Estimated Expenses
    • ​Roundtrip Airfare $1500
    • Housing & Food $2000
    • Social Contribution Fee $300
    • Passport $135

Contact

Sherry Pogranichniy
BCHM 120
spograni@purdue.edu

Joe Ogas
WSLR B020
ogas@purdue.edu

New Zealand

Massey University – National Expedition & Internship

This six-week program involves two-weeks traveling around New Zealand and 4 weeks in an internship. Students visit the North and South Islands seeing volcanoes, glaciers, mountains and all the beauty New Zealand offers. During the internship, students spend 120-160 hours within government agencies, agribusinesses, non-profit environmental organizations, etc.


Credit

  • ​AGR 40000 New Zealand Agriculture – 3 credit
  • AGR 40000 New Zealand Environment – 3 credit

Dates of Program

  •  ​May 28-July 6, 2018 – Agriculture & Environment (Other track dates vary)

Cost

  • Billed by Purdue
    • Purdue Study Abroad Fee $609.40
    • Program Fee $5900
    • International Medical Insurance $64
  • ​Additional Estimated Expenses
    • ​Roundtrip Airfare $2500
    • Meals $1500
    • Passport $135

Eligibility

  • ​Pursing a degree in related major of track focus
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher

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Contact

Purdue Agriculture Study Abroad
agabroad@purdue.edu
AGAD 26
765-494-8458

Taiwan

National Taiwan University

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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.

Credit

  • ​LC 39900 Taiwanese Culture – 3 credits
  • AGR 40000 Environment & Agriculture in Taiwan – 3 credits

Dates of Program

  • ​June 4-July 30, 2018

Cost

  • Billed by Purdue
  • ​Additional Estimated Expenses
    • ​Roundtrip Airfare $1500
    • Housing & Food (1st month) $400
    • Passport $135

More Information

Contact

Purdue Agriculture Study Abroad
agabroad@purdue.edu
AGAD 26
765-494-8458

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