Short Term/Summer Programs


*Important note for students interested in upcoming short-term and summer affiliate programs:

All students interested in short-term or summer affiliate programs will apply online. Beginning September 11, the Apply Now button will be active on the program’s brochure page. Check out the list of summer/J-term short-term program options and deadlines here.

HWS faculty-led programs for summer 2019

ECUADOR: Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Practicum in Quito with Professor Audrey Roberson

This program is an opportunity for any students interested in teaching to become immersed in a supportive EFL setting. You will have the unique experience of being both language teachers (working alongside an EFL teacher in Quito), and language students (learning or perfecting your Spanish, and experiencing intercultural exchange through a homestay with an Ecuadorian family)…

Program brochure page and application information

GERMANY: Politics of Memory + Space in Berlin with Professors Alysia Kaplan and Gabriella D'Angelo

This study trip explores the intersections of architecture, art, memory, and modernity through the case of Berlin. Through immersion in the city, students will gain foundational skills in urban observation, mapping, historical research, and the act of memory on the creative process…

Program brochure page and application information

INDIA: Himalayan Challenges: Environment, Labor, and Politics with Professor Vikash Yadav

This program will explore how environmental, labor, and identity politics intersect in these areas which are simultaneously at the periphery and forefront of our global economy…

Program brochure page and application information

WALES: Outdoor Education: Theoretical Issues in Outdoor Pursuits with Dean Mapstone in Partnership with University of Wales Trinity St. David.

This course will be a combination of academic theory and hands-on outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, caving, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, mine exploration, rock climbing and mountain biking…

Program brochure page and application information

Affiliate summer programs

These programs require a dual application process. Students will first apply and be screened through the CGE. Upon acceptance, students will then need to apply directly to the provider. Each program below has its own deadlines and application procedures.

For more information on HWS summer affiliate programs and to apply for an affiliate program, please click on the above link(s). These links will direct you to an HWS internal information page and application portal for all short-term and summer affiliate programs. Scroll down to the summer affiliate section at the bottom and click on the link of the summer affiliate program that you are interested in for more information and to begin the online application process.

For step-by-step instructions on how to create your online application, log-in, and apply using the new software, please click here.


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