Language and Cultural Studies offers a broad range of study abroad options ranging from two-week faculty-led programs to year-long exchange programs.  Don’t miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in another language and culture! 

Find the program that best fits your needs by exploring our short-term programs below or by visiting the Study Abroad page for a complete listing of programs, ranging from short-term to semester and year-long programs.

Costa Rica

The Costa Rica two-week intensive Spanish program offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in “Tico” culture and  greatly improve their Spanish language skills. Students earn 3 credits, stay with host families, take classes at the Costa Rican Language Academy, and take excursions to important natural and historical sites.


The Japan Study Tour is a two-week faculty-led summer program that offers students a wide range of incredible learning experiences as they earn 3 credits in International Business or Japanese Studies. The tour includes lectures in English on Japanese history, culture, and business practices; Japanese-language study; visits to companies, museums, and sites of historical interest; and exchange events with partner universities.


Experience the rich cultural heritage and picturesque setting of Strasbourg, France! The three-week faculty-led program includes language study, tours of major sites of interest, an excursion on the Alsatian Wine Route, and more.