Suggested Summer Programs

** NEW FOR SUMMER 2018 **

June 25 - July 22, 2018


A Wesleyan faculty-led program with Professor Iddrisu Saaka.

This culturally intensive program will be spent on the 10-acre campus of Unity Ecovillage, an ecologically sustainable educational center in Ghana, West Africa. Students will take dancing and drumming lessons, as well as master classes with renowned Ghanaian artists.  In addition to formal instruction, students will conduct field research, attend cultural activities, and participate in various excursions.

2-credit course ~ $6900 (limited Financial Aid available)

Application deadline: January 23, 2018

Chinese Studies

Huayu Enrichment Scholarship offers scholarships for students to undertake Huayu courses in Taiwan.

Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) offers opportunites for Chinese Language Learning and Taiwanese Cultural Experience. 

Classical and Latin Studies

Calder Classics offers intensive beginner and intermediate Latin and Greek summer programs in Italy and Greece for students of all ages.

Paideia Institute offers an intensive Latin experience in the city of Rome. For those with an intermediate or advanced background in Latin. 

Japanese Studies

Hokkaido International Foundation offers summer programs for Japanese language learners in Hokodate, Japan.

International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan offers summer courses in Japanese. 

Princeton in Ishikawa, Japan offers a Japanese language program.

Variety of Language Study

Critical Language Scholarships offer intensive summer language institutes overseas in thirteen critical-need foreign languages: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu

Harvard Summer Program in Calabria, Italy

An opportunity to master the Italian language in the heart of southern Italy.  The program includes six weeks in Reggio Calabria and two weeks in San Demetrio Corone.  Pre-requisite: students must have completed one year or one accelerated semester of college-level beginning Italian.