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Programs : Featured

This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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Carleton (Beyond) Nationalism and Xenophobia in Eastern and Central Europe: A Cultural and Political Perspective Bucharest, Romania
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. This program will explore the socio-cultural and political factors that contribute to nationalism and xenophobia in Romania, as well as in the larger area o f[...]
Carleton Architectural Studies in Europe Barcelona, Spain; Granada, Spain; London, United Kingdom; Rome, Italy
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  Spanning three countries, ten weeks, over 100 architectural site visits, and over 2,000 years of history, this program features four courses offering different approach es[...]
Carleton Art Now: Global Contemporary Art & the Mega Exhibitions Berlin, Germany; Marseille, France; Venice, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. The Art Now summer seminar functions as a Carleton term of the academic year. Participants are required to take a leave of absence during the following wi nter[...]
Carleton Cross-Cultural Psychology in Prague Prague, Czech Republic
Terms: Fall Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. Students will live and study in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic and one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Since the Velvet Revolution in 19 89,[...]
Carleton Economics and European Studies in Cambridge Brussels, Belgium; Cambridge, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. The Cambridge summer seminar functions as a Carleton term of the academic year. Participants are required to take a leave of absence during the following winte r[...]
Carleton French and Francophone Studies in Paris Paris, France
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required. Spend the spring studying in a diverse and dynamic city, rich in historical and contemporary culture. Choose among classes on French Culture, Islam in France, and Art History .[...]
Carleton Geology in New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand; Christchurch, New Zealand; Various rural and wilderness areas, New Zealand
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  New Zealand is an amazing place to study geology. Plate tectonic processes are active and happen in real time. The country also has a rich Gondwanan heritage. This prog ram[...]
Carleton German Studies in Berlin Berlin, Germany
Terms: Fall Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. Berlin is one of the most fascinating places in Europe, both for its history and for its status as a cultural metropolis. Like no other German city, it bears [...]
Carleton Global Engagement Scholarship
Terms: Fall Semester
Description:   Carleton Global Engagement Program Scholarship The scholarship is need-based, and aims to support broader access to study abroad opportunities through Carleton's Global Engagement Programs. In order for the scholarship application to b e[...]
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Carleton Global Engagement: Buddhist Studies in India Bodh Gaya, India; Chiang Mai, Thailand
Terms: Fall, Fall Semester Description:   Buddhist Studies in India   Buddhist Studies in India is a great fit for: Students who want to take a deep dive into the theory and practice of Buddhism with other undergraduates who have a shared int erest Students[...]
Carleton Global Engagement: Ecology and Anthropology in Tanzania Arusha, Tanzania
Terms: Fall Semester Description:     Ecology and Anthropology in Tanzania   Ecology and Anthropology in Tanzania is a great fit for: Students with background in either ecology, cultural anthropology, environmental studies [...]
Carleton Global Engagement: Women's and Gender Studies in Europe Amsterdam, Netherlands; Berlin, Germany; Krakow, Poland; Olomouc, Czech Republic; Prague, Czech Republic; Utrecht, Netherlands
Terms: Fall Semester Description:   Women's and Gender Studies in Europe   Women's and Gender Studies in Europe is a great fit for: Students Students who are motivated to examine gender, race, queer an d[...]
Carleton History of Computing in England Cambridge, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: Application Deadlines: October 15, 2021 (priority), January 24, 2022 (final) A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. The History of Computing summer seminar functions as a Carleton term of the acad emic[...]
Carleton History, Culture, and Commerce: Africa and Arabia Manama, Bahrain
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. Explore archeological and heritage sites in Zanzibar and Oman that form an important contact zone in the Indian Ocean World. The program offers a unique view [...]
Carleton History, Religion, and Urban Change in Medieval and Renaissance Rome Rome, Italy
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. How do cultures and communities construct, preserve, re-purpose, and destroy spaces and places to achieve new political, social, or religious aims or to press [...]
Carleton India: Globalization and Local Responses Delhi, India; Goa, India; Uttarkhand, India
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. India is a place of immense contrasts and diversities, being home to a wide array of languages, cultures, religions, and communities. Amid this diversity, the [...]
Carleton Irish Literature and Culture Belfast, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Galway, Ireland
Terms: Summer Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. The Ireland summer seminar functions as a Carleton term of the academic year. Participants are required to take a leave of absence during the following winter [...]
Carleton Japanese Linguistics and Culture in Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  In addition to two courses in linguistics, the program will take advantage of its location in Kyoto, the capital of Japan and the heart of its cultural life until 1868. [...]
Carleton Living London London, United Kingdom
Terms: Spring Term, Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  Literature, theater, and the arts flourish in London. The city has an incomparably rich artistic and cultural past and present, and is arguably the world’s pre-em inent[...]
Carleton Moscow and Beyond: Russian Language and Cultural Studies Moscow, Russia
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  Participants in the program will work to improve their language skills, as well as engage in a program of cultural immersion focused on Russian culture as a juncture fo r[...]
Carleton Political Economy and Ecology of South East Asia Chiang Mai, Thailand; Yangon, Myanmar
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  Southeast Asia is a diverse and dynamic region of the world. With its population of over 580 million, about one in every ten persons in the world today is a Southeast A sian.[...]
Carleton Politics and Public Policy in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C., United States
Terms: Winter Term Description: Washington D.C. is a rich environment for learning beyond the classroom. In addition to the major institutions of national government, the city is an international capital that is home to over 150 foreign embassies and is the headquarters of hundred s[...]
Carleton Spanish Studies in Madrid Madrid, Spain
Terms: Fall Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. This advanced Spanish language program is based at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), one of Spain’s top academic institutions.  Courses i nclude[...]
Carleton Sport & Globalization in London & Seville London, United Kingdom; Seville, Spain
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required. What role does sport play in a society? Given their deep sporting history and current success on the world stage, London (Great Britain) and Seville (Spain) provide rich [...]
Carleton Spring Break Wilderness Studies at the Grand Canyon Grand Canyon, United States
Terms: Spring Break Description: Wilderness has captured the heart, mind, and sweat of the American people since the nation’s founding.  This two-term seminar and off-campus study program will explore how and why these relationships have unfolded and the importance they [...]
Carleton Studio Art in the South Pacific Multiple Locations Mainland Australia and Tasmania, Australia; Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required.   The goal of this program is to bring together a studio art practice and off-campus study: drawing from nature in a new environment, producing narrative [...]
Carleton Visions of California: Searching for the Golden State California, United States
Terms: Winter Term Description: Renowned for its stunning natural beauty and its dynamic, volatile mix of cultures, California is the wealthiest, most populous and most geographically diverse state in the country and a testing ground for new lifestyles and new technologies.  & ldquo;Visions[...]
Carleton Winter Break Cinema and Cultural Change in Argentina and Chile Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required. The cinemas of Chile and Argentina have experienced a dramatic resurgence over the past decade as filmmakers work to explore issues of class, gender, and national identity. O ur[...]
Carleton Winter Break Climate Change and Human Health in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply. One will be required if accepted.  Climate change is dramatically impacting our environment and society. In addition, there are direct impacts on human health. In this program, we will explore some of the [...]
Carleton Winter Break Food, Forests, and Resilience in Mexico Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required. This winter break program will explore human-nature relationships around food and forestry in Mexico and Minnesota. The program will emphasize an interdisciplinary approach [...]
Carleton Winter Break Making Public History in Boston and Washington, D.C. Boston, United States; Washington, D.C., United States
Terms: Winter Break Description: This program will give students an opportunity to learn about and work in some of the country’s finest history museums. A week in D.C. will allow students to visit world-class history museums that serve enormous and diverse audiences. During th e[...]
Carleton Winter Break Public Health in Practice: Washington, D.C. and Twin Cities Minneapolis–Saint Paul, United States; Washington, D.C., United States
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply.  The field of public health touches everyone and is by nature interdisciplinary, with important contributions made by epidemiologists, sociologists, physicians, economists, statisticians, scientists, and [...]
Carleton Winter Break Society, History, and Popular Culture in Senegal Dakar, Senegal; St. Louis, Senegal
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  Senegal served as the gate through which millions of Africans were forcibly transported to the New World and the base of West African colonial occupation by France and [...]