OIP manages Brown and CASA summer study abroad programs as well as non-Brown summer study abroad credit transfer. Aside from these academic study abroad programs, students can participate in one of the many international opportunities offered through other departments at Brown. Limited financial assistance may be available for Brown students in the form of OIP grants, student loans and outside scholarships.
Brown and CASA Summer Programs 2017
Barcelona: Memories of the Spanish Civil War: Consensus and Divergence: This course examines the enduring debate in Spanish society about its Civil War by analyzing the conflict, its consequences, aftermath, and narrative from a holistic point of view. Taught in English by University of Barcelona faculty. Includes local course-related trips and excursion to Madrid.
Bologna: World Cinema in Italy: Study world cinema at the University of Bologna and the Bologna Cineteca, one of the most important centers for film restoration in Europe and the home of the Charlie Chaplin and Pier Paolo Pasolini film archives. Taught in English.
Comillas: Studio Art in Spain: A faculty-led program with coursework in drawing and painting. Weekly language classes and local excursions complement the studio art coursework. Taught in English.
Dublin: Contemporary Global Politics course and 6-week Internship: Experience the rich history and culture of Ireland through the lens of an academic course and internship placement. Course is taught by Trinity College Dublin faculty. Internships are offered in a wide variety of disciplines, allowing students an extraordinary opportunity to integrate into Irish life.
Havana: Healthcare in Cuba and Spanish for Healthcare Workers: Learn about the healthcare system in Cuba and/or develop more effective commuication skills for conversing with Spanish-speaking patients. Participants take one or both courses, which are taught by Brown faculty and a medical doctor based at the University of Havana Medical School. Healthcare in Cuba is offered in English (no pre-requisites). Spanish for Healthcare Workers requires two years of college-level Spanish or equivalent.
St. Petersburg: Russian Language and Culture: Academic focus on Russian culture, art history, and language taught by Brown faculty. Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced levels of Russian language offered.