Short Term Program Options
Bellarmine University Summer Abroad Programs
BU IDC 301 programs fufill the Interdisciplinary Course requirement for the 301 level while abroad. Take class from Bellarmine professors at various sites from which to choose and a variety of subjects offered. The classes provide short-term study abroad experience in unique settings.
You can also Study a Foreign Language Abroad in Summer 2013
Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS)
Study abroad is available in four to six week summer programs in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Ecuador, and more through Bellarmine's membership in the Kentucky Institute for International Studies, a consortium of Kentucky colleges and universities. A student can earn up to six hours of transfer credit in foreign languages, liberal arts, and business, with emphasis on providing opportunities for foreign language and culture study. Program costs range from $3500 in Mexico to around $5000 at the European, and $5800 at the Asian sites. Costs represent airfare, housing, some meals, some excursions, and up to six hours of transfer credit. Applications and brochures are available in September in the International Programs Office. Study abroad scholarships are available! Consult the International Programs Office Miles 146-149 (email) for details. Also, learn about studying abroad with BU faculty here.
Cooperative Center for Study Abroad
Study in England, Scotland, Ireland, Belize, Hong Kong, Australia, India and Ghana is available through Bellarmine's membership in the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA) during the summer and winter break, with courses representing a variety of academic areas, including business, marketing, management, health care, social sciences, and the liberal arts. For additional study sites check the CCSA booklet available at the International Programs Office. Program costs range from $4300 to $6500 (includes airfare, housing, some meals, and some excursions, plus 50% of the cost of Bellarmine tuition in summer and winter programs. All credits and grades are transferable to Bellarmine as Bellarmine credits. Applications and brochures are available in September in the International Programs Office. Study abroad scholarships are available! Consult the International Programs Office Miles 146-149 (email) for details. Also, learn about studying abroad with BU faculty here.
Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Founded in 1947, CIEE is a consortium of 170 colleges and universities including Bellarmine providing summer and semester study, internships, field projects, intensive language study, and a variety of courses in the liberal arts, business and economic development, as well as social and natural sciences at its international study centers, as well as over 600 volunteer opportunities for Service Learning around the globe. Summer study is available in Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, France, Spain, Thailand, and in academic areas not served by KIIS or CCSA. Semester study and/or academic year study is available mostly in countries throughout the world not served by ISEP. Credit earned abroad is evaluated on an individual basis. Program costs vary greatly. Study abroad scholarships are available! Consult the International Programs Office Miles 146-149 (email) for details.
Spanish Studies Abroad
Welcome to Spanish Studies Abroad, offering foreign study opportunities in Seville and Alicante, Spain; Córdoba, Argentina; and Havana, Cuba. Learn the Spanish language, study Spanish, Argentine and Cuban culture and explore the opportunities for immersion in some of the most incredible cities in the world! Excellence in Spanish studies has been their hallmark for more than thirty years. Study abroad scholarships are available! Consult the International Programs Office Miles 146-149 (email) for details.
Tropical Biology Field Study in the Bahamas and Belize
Bellarmine offers a two-credit organized field-studies course (Biol. 228), in which students study the diverse habitats (coral reefs, tidal pools, mangrove swamps, turtle grass beds, rocky shores, sandy beaches, inland lakes, and terrestrial zones). The program switches between the Bahamas and Belize every year.. For more information contact Dr. Tom Bennett (email), Pasteur Hall 156, 502.272.8198 .
Physical Therapy Experience in Australia
This is an intensive three week experience in Perth, Australia hosted by Curtin University. Junior and senior Exercise Science/Physical Therapy students will spend three weeks learning about the practice of physical therapy in Australia. Students will have the opportunity to experience socialized medicine, rural healthcare in the outback and physical therapy education from an Australian perspective. For more information please email: Dr. David Boyce , PT, ECS, OCS or call 502.272.8373 or the International Programs Office at 502.272.8479 502.272.8479 in Miles 146-149.
Bellarmine-Led Programs in India
Click here to learn more about the India Program.