Summer, Semester, or Academic Year Programs

At Lees-McRae, students can participate not only in faculty-led travel, but also study abroad during winter break or the summer months. They can also choose to do a program that lasts a semester or even an entire academic year. Through cooperation with study abroad organizations, other universities, and a variety of college partners, Lees-McRae offers students a world of possibilities!

Here is just a small sampling of the many options:

  • Winter Break, Summer, Semester, and Academic Year Programs through SOL Education
SOL Education is an organization specializing in study abroad in exciting Spanish-speaking destinations. Program lengths vary from two weeks to an academic year. 
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  • Summer, Semester and Academic-Year Programs through CISabroad
CISabroad offers programs varying from three weeks to an academic year on every continent except Antarctica. 
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  • Summer or Semester Programs through School for Field Studies
School for Field Studies offers unique field-based study abroad for students especially interested in environmental and conservation issues. 
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  • Winter Break, Summer, Semester, or Academic Year Programs through SAI
SAI specializes in study abroad in Italy as well as in a few other European destinations. 
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Make an appointment with the dean of your school to discuss your study abroad interests and the ways you can make this adventure part of your undergraduate education. There are more options than you can imagine!

Mike Vines, PhD
Dean of Arts and Humanities

Josh Pate, PhD
Dean of Business and Management

Pam Vesely, EdD
Dean of Education and Social Sciences

Franz Rueckert, PhD
Dean of Natural and Behavioral Sciences