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Summer STEM Study Abroad Programs

Dr. Kai McCormack, Director of the G-STEM Program | Giles 306 | kmccormack@spelman.edu
Dr. Karen Clay; Assistant Director for Study Abroad | Milligan 1006 | kclay2@spelman.edu

2019 Offerings

Study Abroad Provider

Location

Topic

Pre-Requisites

G-STEM Eligible?

Provider
Details

Arcadia

Australia; Brisbane

STEM Summer Research in Biology; Chemistry; Engineering; Mathematics and Statistics; Physics

None

Yes

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Arcadia

Ireland; Dublin

STEM Summer Research in Biology; Chemistry; Computer and Information Sciences; Geological Sciences; Ecology

None

Yes

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Arcadia

Ireland, Limerick

STEM Summer Research in Engineering

None

Yes

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Arcadia

Scotland, Aberdeen

STEM Summer Research in Biomedical Sciences, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

None

Yes

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Arcadia

Scotland; Glasgow

STEM Summer Research in Biomedical Sciences, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

None

Yes

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Arcadia

Spain; Granada

STEM Summer Research in Environmental Sciences; Physics; Mathematics

None

None

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CIEE

Botswana, Gaborone

Summer Community Public Health Program in Gaborone

College-level coursework in public health recommended

No

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CIEE

Australia; Perth

Perth Tropical Marine Ecology Summer

Two semesters of college-level biology required; Upper-level coursework in ecology recommended

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CIEE

France; Toulouse

Summer Engineering, Technology, & Society Program in Toulouse, France

None

No

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CIEE

Ireland; Dublin

Summer Engineering, Technology, & Society Program in Dublin, Ireland

None

No

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CIEE

Thailand, Khon Kaen

Khon Kaen Community Public Health Summer

None

Yes

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CIEE

Argentina; Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Community Public Health Summer

College-level coursework in public health, history or politics of Argentina or Latin America recommended

No

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CIEE

Costa Rica; Monteverde

Monteverde Sustainability and the Environment January

Yes

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 CIEE Costa Rica; Monteverde Monteverde Sustainability and the Environment Summer Two college-level courses in the natural sciences, environmental studies, sustainability, or agriculture    

CIEE

Dominican Republic

Santiago DR Community Public Health Summer

Four semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent; College-level coursework in public health recommended

No

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CIEE

Peru; Cusco

Peru: Summer Peruvian Studies Environmental Science Course: Climate Change

None

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CIEE

Senegal; Dakar

Summer Senegalese Studies Public Health Course: Public Health and Development in Senegal and Africa (English)

Two or more semesters of college-level French (or equivalent) can take courses taught in French.

No

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IES Abroad

South Africa; Cape Town

Cape Town Summer - Health Studies

Some background in health or show an interest in Health globally. Prior studies in medicine or any health related field would be very advantageous.

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IES Abroad

China; Shanghai

Shanghai Summer - Mechanical Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering in English

None

No

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IES Abroad

Argentina; Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Summer – Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

None

No

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IES Abroad

Potentially others

Awaiting an update

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IFSA-Butler

England; Cambridge

Pembroke and King's Colleges, Cambridge University

Listed in Course Descriptions in the online course catalog

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IFSA-Butler

England; Cambridge

Imperial College London Revolutions in Biomedicine- Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics, Public Health, Global Health, Physics

Completed at least one bioscience course with a lab component

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IFSA-Butler

England; Brighton

Summer Study Abroad at the University of Sussex; Biology, Chemistry

Listed in Course Descriptions in the online course catalog

No

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IFSA-Butler

England; London

King's College London; Energy & Energy Studies; Global Heath, Pharmacy/Pharmacology, Pre-Med

Listed in Course Descriptions in the online course catalog

No

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IFSA-Butler

England, Oxford

St. Peter's College, Oxford University- Environmental Studies

Listed in Course Descriptions in the online course catalog

No

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IFSA-Butler

Scotland; Stirling

University of Stirling- Mathematics

Listed in Course Descriptions in the online course catalog

No

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IFSA-Alliance for Global Education

India; Pune

Summer in Pune-Public Health

None

Yes

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OTS- Auburn Univ.

South Africa

Global Health

Listed in Course Descriptions in the online course catalog

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Scientific Caribbean Foundation

Chile: Santiago & Valdivia

Santiago: Universidad de Chile-Electrical Engineering and Robotics
Valdivia: Universidad Austral de Chile- Biochemistry & Microbiology

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

China: Beijing & PingTang

National Astronomical Observatories (NAOC)- Astronomy

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

Costa Rica

Universidad de Costa Rica--Biology, Mathematics

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

France: Rouen

Rouen: The Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Strasbourg (INSA)--Computer Science

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

Germany: Rostock

University of Rostock, Space and Atmospheric Sciences

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

New Zealand: Auckland

UNITEC Institute of Technology - Environmental Sciences-Ecology

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

Peru: Lima & Cusco

Lima: Jicamarca Radio Observatory - Astronomy and Space Science Cusco:Univ. Nacional San Antonio-Astronomy

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

Russia: Moscow

Moscow State University: Astronomy

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

South Africa: Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein: University of the Free State - Astronomy & Biotechnology

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

Scientific Caribbean Foundation

Taiwan; Taipei

National Taiwan Normal University- Biomedical Engineering

3.3 GPA with Previous Research Experience

Yes

Dr. Juan F. Arratia
South Caribbean Foundation

SIT

China; Kunming

China: Community Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine (Summer)

Previous college-level coursework or other significant preparation in the health sciences or a related field, as assessed by SIT.

No

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SIT

Iceland; Ísafjörður

Iceland: Renewable Energy,Technology, and Resource Economics

Previous college-level coursework or background in engineering, economics, environmental studies, or related fields.

Yes

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SIT

India; New Delhi

India: Traditional Medicine and Healthcare Practices (Summer)

None

No

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SIT Indonesia; Bali, Kerambitan Indonesia: Community Nature Conservation in Bali   None  Yes  Learn More

SIT

Jordan

Jordan: Counseling and Humanitarian Action Internship in Global Public Health

None

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SIT

Kenya; Kisumu

Kenya: Public Health in the Tropics Internship in Global Public Health and Policy Studies

None; however, preference given to students with prior coursework or experience in health & policy studies or related fields.

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SIT

Madagascar; Antananarivo

Madagascar: Traditional Medicine and Healthcare Systems (Summer)

None, although students with a background in French will have many opportunities to use their French language skills.

No

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SIT

Nepal; Kathmandu

Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya

Yes

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SIT

Panama; Panama City

Marine Ecology & Blue Carbon Conservation in the Pacific & Caribbean

Previous college-level coursework and/or other preparation in environmental studies, ecology, biology, or related fields, as assessed by SIT. Must be able to swim well.

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SIT

Geneva; Switzerland

Public Health: Food Security and Nutrition

Previous college-level coursework and/or other preparation in environmental studies, ecology, biology, or related fields, as assessed by SIT. Must be able to swim well.

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