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UMBC Faculty-Led Programs

UMBC Faculty Teaching UMBC Courses

Take the journey of a lifetime and earn UMBC credits that count. The world becomes your campus when you join a study abroad program taught by UMBC’s own faculty. These short-term, faculty-led programs provide a global experience that meets UMBC graduation requirements, but doesn’t require a full semester abroad.

Faculty-led study abroad advantages:
  • UMBC faculty teach UMBC classes
  • Travel & learn with other UMBC students
  • Most programs are 2–5 weeks
  • Classes are fun and interactive
  • Prearranged accommodations
Application Cycles:
  • Summer: Applications open mid-November and close mid-February*
  • Winter: Applications open mid-May and close Mid-October*

*Application deadlines may vary; please check under the “How to Apply” tab of each application.

 

Faculty-Led Program

Term

Dance in Denmark

   Slagelse, Denmark

Winter 2020

American Literary Perspective in Paris, France

   Paris, France

Summer 2020

Child Developmental Psychology in Granada, Spain

   Granada, Spain

Summer 2020

Dylan Thomas Creative Writing Summer School in Lampeter, Wales

   Lampeter, Wales

Summer 2020

Picturing Italian Art & Culture in Context in Rome, Italy

   Rome, Italy

Summer 2020

Community Engagement and Social Change in South Africa

   Cape Town, South Africa

Summer 2020

Engineering Thermodynamics and Sustainable Energy Costa Rica

   San José, Costa Rica

Summer 2020

Social and Ethical Issues of Information Technology in the UK

   Bristol, England

Summer 2020

 

Hear from students who attended previous faculty-led programs through their Abroad Blogs.

Summer 2019

Sam H on Dylan Thomas Creative Writing Summer School (Lampeter, Wales)

Pauline R on Biology and Spanish Language in Barcelona, Spain

Olubusola O on American Literary Perspective in Paris, France

Mickayla B on Spanish Language Immersion in Colombia (Barranquilla, Colombia)

Lexi S on Dawg Days Abroad: Bristol and London

Bria H on Picturing Italian Art & Culture in Context in Rome, Italy

Winter 2019

Katie A on Industrial/Organizational Psychology in Tel Aviv, Israel

Summer 2018

Tenzin Y on Italian Politics in Siena, Italy

Tyler E on Spanish Language Immersion in Colombia (Barranquilla Colombia)

Jessica K on Biology and Spanish Language in Barcelona

Mary G on English as a Global Language in Amsterdam