Summer Study Abroad

CIEE offers summer study programs for college students in 30+ destinations

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Summer abroad programs for college students
Study abroad this summer

Summer is the perfect time for a change of scenery. Your dreams – both personal and academic – can come true as you explore dozens of programs around the world! Go intern in Dublin; go learn Korean at Yonsei University; go study the roots of apartheid in Cape Town. Take that first step and GO!


  1. Receive summer scholarships and grants, including getting your airfare covered to and from CIEE program locations for PELL-eligible students
  2. Want to stack the savings? Explore our stackable summer sessions and automatically get a 20% discount off each additional session when you enroll in two or more four-week sessions in 13 epic locations around the globe
  3. Can’t choose just one program? Mix and match your summer plans by selecting up to two six-week summer blocks in 16 incredible global cities, with federal financial aid never beyond reach
  4. Are you a STEM major? Earn a $500 CIEE STEM Scholarship toward any summer program when you demonstrate how your chosen program helps you reach your academic or professional goals
  5. Looking for an in-depth academic experience? Learn like you never have before in our specialty & intensive summer programs with outstanding, dynamic instructors who challenge and engage you! 


Make this Your Best Summer Ever

  • Summer Sessions

    Our four-week short-term summer sessions are thoughtfully designed so you can enroll in one, two, or three consecutive sessions for a full summer of academics and cultural immersion. Stay in the same location for all three sessions, or travel to others for an amazing adventure! 

    Explore our stackable summer sessions to plan the journey that's perfect for you.

  • Summer Blocks

    Can't choose just one program? You can do it all with summer blocks! Spend six weeks (or up to 12) of your summer studying abroad in your choice of 16 incredible locations around the world. Stay in the same location the whole time, or travel to another for a customizable, adventurous summer abroad! 

    Either way, you have the flexibility and mobility to design the summer abroad of your dreams, with federal financial aid never beyond reach.

  • Summer Internships

    Gain practical, hands-on training and earn academic credit on an eight-week summer internship. By gaining real-world work experience, you'll acquire professional skills, work in a cross-cultural environment, and develop valuable contacts for life after graduation.

    View our part-time or full-time summer internship options to discover your best fit.

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