Welcome to the Global Programs office where we encourage you to GET OUT! We offer you opportunities in over 20 countries to GET OUT of your routine, GET OUT of your comfort zone, and try something different. International seminars are led by Daemen faculty, are open to all majors, and do not require previous language study. Study abroad programs provide the chance to add a specialty to your major or take courses in an entirely different field. Take the first step to GET OUT by exploring the options below.
Talk to an advisor during drop-in hours: Tuesdays 10am-12pm and Fridays 1-3pm in DS 245.
Give back in the Dominican Republic over January intersemester break. Experience the foods, traditions, and people that make this culture so incredible. Visit Santo Domingo and rural communities while completing a unique service project. Fulfills the 3 credit service learning requirement. More information.
Discover art, history, and architecture in a new way in Rome over spring break. Journey through museums, markets, and world-renowned galleries on this tour. This program requires enrollment in a 3-credit spring semester course. Led by Dr. Watts (Visual and Performing Arts).
Visit 3 cities and 2 countries in one summer! Participants will travel to Krakow and Warsaw, Poland as well as L'viv, Ukraine. Fulfills the 3-credit service learning requirement and a 3-credit history elective. $1,000 deposit due March 19, 2018. Led by Prof. Hammer. More information.
Travel to southeast Asia on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! Take a Thai cooking class, visit an elephant park, and experience local Buddhist temples. Engage in a service project to benefit children living near the border. Fulfills the 3-credit service learning requirement. More information.
Featured Study Abroad Destinations
Spend the summer or a semester in one of Australia’s fastest-growing cities. In Gold Coast, you can explore the Great Barrier Reef, inland mountains, and tropical rain forests. Study at Bond University and choose from dozens of course options in most subjects. Enjoy classmates from all over Australia and the world. The year-round tropical climate won’t hurt either!
Discover the bustling capital city, nearby national parks, picturesque mountain villages, and relaxed beach fronts that make up the “pura vida” culture of Costa Rica. Live with a local family within walking distance of the campus at Veritas University. All levels of Spanish are welcome. Choose from 4, 5, or 8 week-long programs. Health science majors: check out the Spanish for Health Care Professionals and Health Care Electives program. More information.
Experience the iconic scenery, Mediterranean climate, and world renowned food of Southern France. Whether you want to begin studying French or are ready for a full course load taught in French, the program in Aix-en-Provence has flexible academic offerings taught in English and French to accommodate you. Live with a local French family while you navigate this beautiful university town. Semester and summer programs available. More information.
Live in this ancient city while you enjoy delicious food, world-renowned masterpieces, and Renaissance history brought to life! Take courses related to your major or focus on the celebrated history and culture of Italy. Classes have a local focus and ensure the city itself becomes your classroom. Choose from summer, semester, or January programs!
Complete with ancient castles, the rolling Shannon River, and a rugby obsession, the laid-back city of Limerick provides a true Irish experience. Just a few minutes from the city center, the University of Limerick offers world class coursework in a variety of fields. Immerse yourself in Irish culture as you take courses with Irish students, live with other internationals, and make friends from all over the world through student clubs and societies. Choose from semester or summer programs. More information.
South Africa is largely regarded as the adventure capital of the world boasting opportunities for bungee jumping, diving with great white sharks, venturing on safaris, and more. Study at Stellenbosch University, recognized as one of the top universities in South Africa located in South Africa’s oldest college town. This program also provides the chance to engage in service learning while earning credit outside of the classroom. Choose from summer or semester programs. More information.
Explore world-famous museums, elaborate parks, and a cosmopolitan lifestyle in the capital city of Spain. Choose from coursework taught in English, or pursue fluency through Spanish language studies from beginning to advanced levels. Live in a homestay with a local family, or in dorms, or apartments with other students. Choose from semester, January, or summer programs. More information.
Thailand is known as the “Land of Smiles” for its warm, friendly, and welcoming people. You will also find delicious cuisine, inexpensive shopping, and world-renown beaches. Just 40 minutes from central Bangkok, Mahidol University offers a wide range of courses taught in English during semester programs. More information. Looking for a summer program? Explore the 4-week summer program in Chiang Mai here.