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Faculty-Led Study Abroad

At Western, Faculty-Led Study Abroad courses and programs are defined as an education abroad activity involving a group of students under the supervision of a Western faculty member.  Students are able to choose from a variety of courses from departments and faculties across campus. Faculty-Led Study Abroad offers students an experiential learning opportunity in a global context. Whether a a field course, a classroom based international experience or a community-engaged-learning experience, these shorter-term summer experiential learning opportunities give students the chance to experience new cultures, gain a global perspective and build leadership skills.

The list below includes credit and non-credit opportunities. Deadlines vary. See program specific information for more details.

Adirondack Forest Ecology Field Course (New York, USA)*

Barcelona - Culture Through the Ages

Classical Studies Field School in Vindolanda

Classical Studies Tours to Italy

Classical Studies Tour to Greece

DAN Management and Organizational Studies Strategic Management Course in Hong Kong

Environmental Anthropology Field Course in Madagascar

Geography of China Field Course

GlobalMINDS mental health institute in Kenya

Italian Study Abroad Program

Planetary Surface Processes Field School (For Graduate Students)

Music Education Teaching and Learning Abroad (Guatemala)

Representing the Holocaust: Museums, Memorials, and the Politics of Memory in Poland

Tropical Marine Environments Biology Field Course (Belize)*

Tropical Diversity Field Course (Ecuador)*

*These courses are led by Western faculty and part of the Ontario Universities' Program in Field Biology (OUPFB). Western students are eligible to go on OUPFB courses operated by other Ontario Universities. For more information see the Department of Biology website.

NOTE: Other international faculty-led summer courses may be available that do not appear on the list above. Check with your individual program or faculty to explore all your options.