As wonderful as the Domain is, there’s no substitute for experiencing another culture firsthand. Perfect your Spanish in Chile. Walk the Great Wall of China. Build a school in Ecuador. It’s a big world out there, and nearly half our students spend at least a summer studying abroad. So go - we’ll still be here when you get back.
Sewanee’s Summer in France offers an opportunity for students to live with a French family and to study the language, culture, and literature of France firsthand during a five-to-six-week period. Students have opportunities to travel once course work is complete.
Taught in English, the semester-long program in Sweden focuses on biology, forestry, natural resources, and economics through an exchange agreement with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala.
Semester- and year-long programs are offered, along with Sewanee’s Summer in China and Japan. Students can choose an intensive Chinese-language track to get the full immersive experience in the world’s most populous nation.
A summer or a semester – your choice. The Sewanee Semester in Spain program focuses on Muslim Spain and its legacy in contemporary Spain. Classes meet in Madrid with professors and tutors from Madrid's Complutense University. A two-week field trip to Andalusia and Morocco forms an integral part of the program. Sewanee’s Summer in Spain is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Medieval Spain and the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Classes meet in Sewanee, in Madrid, and on the pilgrimage road in northern Spain.
Students begin the program with four weeks of intensive study at Sewanee in the summer, then two weeks in the north of England (York or Durham) and six weeks in Oxford. Subsequently, one group travels to a variety of medieval or Renaissance sites on the European continent, while the other focuses on the roots of classical civilization in Italy, Greece, and Turkey.
The Summer in South Asia program combines intensive classroom study on the Domain with a trip to India and Bangladesh. Sightseeing highlights include palaces, temples, and mosques, as well as a visit to Bangalore, the IT capital of India.
Santiago, the fastest-growing capital in Latin America, is an ideal place for students to hone their Spanish skills, experience Latin culture and food, and enjoy a wide range of recreational opportunities, from skiing to relaxing on the beach.
Programs are available in Christchurch or Auckland, allowing students to spend a semester learning in one of the most stunning and geographically diverse parts of the world. Hot springs, glaciers, rain forests, and beaches all await.