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Faculty-led Programs

Studying abroad during the Summer, Winter Intersession or Spring break is an excellent introduction to life in another country and also serves as an alternative to those who do not have the flexibility to study abroad during the academic year.

Each year a number of faculty-led study abroad programs are offered and are announced in the Fall or Spring Course Schedules.

FOR MORE DETAILED AND UPDATED PROGRAM INFORMATION AND TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT THE RWU STUDY ABROAD PORTAL

Winter Intersession Programs offered in recent years:

  • Belize - Tropical Ecology
  • Panama - Neotropical Marine Biology 
  • Spain-Morocco - Political Science & Culture

Spring Break Travel Labs offered in recent years:

  • Great Cities: London, Paris & Greec
  • Munich - Conversation
  • Strasbourg, France - International Business: European Union (School of Business)

Summer Session Programs offered in recent years:

  • China - Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Perugia, Italy - Summer Study in Perugia (FCAS & GSB)
  • Paris & London - Cultural & Sociological Studies
  • Rome, ITALY - Comparative & International Education 
  • Brazil - Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Japan - Interdisciplinary Studies

Every year the roster of programs offered may change
Please check with the Spiegel Center or this website for the updated roster. 
Roger Williams University reserves the right to cancel Faculty-led programs offered during the academic year for insufficient enrollment or for any other reason. Should it prove necessary to do so the school will notify all registrants.

FOR MORE DETAILED PROGRAM INFORMATION AND THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS VISIT the Spiegel Center Abroad Office Website

Scholarships for Faculty-led Short Term Programs

Students applying to RWU-sponsored short term study abroad programs are eligible to apply for the Bridging the World and Global Engagement Scholarships. 

The Bridging the World Scholarship has 2 criteria for which scholarships can be awarded:

  • Scholarship awards based on academic merit only
  • Scholarships based on financial need and academic merit

The Global Engagement Scholarship is a need based scholarship only based on an the applicant's FAFSA score.

Students can obtain a scholarship fact sheet and application at the Spiegel Center for Global and International Programs.

Deadlines for Scholarship applications: 

  • Winter Intersession - October 1
  • Spring Break - December 1
  • Summer Session - March 1

All scholarship applications should be submitted in hard copy to the Spiegel Center

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION AND TO DOWNLOAD SCHOLARSHIP FORMS VISIT THE SPIEGEL CENTER ABROAD OFFICE WEBSITE.