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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.
Featured Programs
Featured Program
Carleton (Beyond) Nationalism and Xenophobia in Eastern and Central Europe: A Cultural and Political Perspective Bucharest, Romania
Terms: Spring Term Description: For more information, visit the Carleton Off-Campus Studies program website.
Carleton Architectural Studies in Europe Barcelona, Spain; Cordoba, Spain; Florence, Italy; Granada, Spain; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Rome, Italy
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required.  Spanning four countries, ten weeks, over 100 architectural site visits, and over 2,000 years of history, this program features three courses offering different approach es[...]
Carleton Art Now: Global Contemporary Art & the Mega Exhibitions Cologne, Germany; Kassel, Germany; Munster, Germany; Venice, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: 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 winter term.  For more information, go to the Carleton Off-Campus Studies Program websit [...]
Carleton CAMS: Contemporary Cinema in Europe Berlin, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark; Lisbon, Portugal
Terms: Winter Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required.   This program will engage Europe as a creative laboratory for cinema. The seminar explores diverse mediums in moving image arts including video, photo chemical[...]
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 in Cambridge Brussels, Belgium; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Lille, France
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 Energy, Health, and Environment in Ethiopia and Tanzania Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Arusha, Tanzania
Terms: Winter Term Description: For more information, go to the Carleton Off Campus Studies website.
Carleton English Literature and Theater in 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 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 Gardens, Landscape, and the Built Environment in Japan Kyoto, Japan
Terms: Spring Term Description: For more information, please see the OCS program website.
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: Buddhist Studies in India Bodh Gaya, India; Delhi, India; London, United Kingdom
Terms: Fall Semester Description:   About The Program Since 1979, the program has been recognized for the academic excellence of its comparative approach to both the theory and practice of Buddhism. The program weaves together the diverse resources of Bodh Gaya, a unique p ilgrimage[...]
Carleton Global Engagement: Language and Culture in Global Russia - Semester Moscow, Russia
Terms: Spring Semester Description: About the Program Since 1995, Carleton College’s program in Russia has introduced students to the language, culture and history this dynamically changing country. Beginning in the spring of 2018, undergraduate students from colleges and [...]
Carleton Global Engagement: Language and Culture in Global Russia - Trimester/Quarter Moscow, Russia
Terms: Spring Term Description: This is a spring trimester/quarter program running each year from late March to early June. For more information on this program: Carleton students: visit the Carleton Off-Campus Studies website. Students from other instituti ons: visit[...]
Carleton Global Engagement: Women's and Gender Studies in Europe Berlin, Germany; Krakow, Poland; Olomouc, Czech Republic; Prague, Czech Republic; Utrecht, Netherlands
Terms: Fall Semester Description: About the Program Since 1984, the Comparative Women’s and Gender Studies in Europe (WGSE) program has offered students a unique opportunity to explore feminist and queer theory in practice across Western and East Central Europe. The progra m[...]
Carleton History of Computing in England Cambridge, United Kingdom
Terms: Summer Description: 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 academic year. Participants are required to take a leave of absence during the foll owing[...]
Carleton History, Culture, and Commerce: Africa and Arabia Muharraq, Bahrain; Muscat, Oman; Stone Town, Tanzania
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. Explore archaeological and heritage sites in Zanzibar, Oman, and Bahrain that form an important contact zone in the Indian Ocean World. The program offers a u nique[...]
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 Pilgrimage and Sacred Space in Japan Kyoto, Japan
Terms: Spring Term Description: A passport is not needed to apply to this program. If accepted, one will be required. Explore pilgrimage and sacred sites in and near Kyoto where there are thousands of Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples—some more than thousand years old ,[...]
Carleton Political Economy and Ecology of South East Asia Chiang Mai, Thailand; Vientiane, Laos; 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 Political Science in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C., United States
Terms: Spring Term Description: For more information on this program, visit its website.
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: Spring Term, 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 Multi-locations, Multi-locations
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 studio art practice with the challenges and advantages of off-campus study – drawing from nature in [...]
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 Agricultural Sustainability in the US & China Beijing, China; Chengdu, China; Guilin, China
Terms: Winter Break Description: For more information on this program, go to its website.
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 last decade as filmmakers work to explore issues of class, gender, and national identity. O ur[...]
Carleton Winter Break Geology and Natural History in Tasmania Tasmania, Australia
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required. Tasmania is an outstanding natural laboratory for studying the geology, natural history and biogeography inherited from the Gondwana supercontinent, the history of biology an d[...]
Carleton Winter Break Microeconomic Development: Bangladesh the Lab Dhaka, Bangladesh
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required. The Bangladesh trip and its coursework examines and evaluates a modern understanding of microeconomic development as it relates to - among other things - poverty allev iation,[...]
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 [...]
Carleton Winter Break Studio Art in NYC New York City, United States
Terms: Winter Break Description: For more information, go to the Carleton Off Campus Studies website.
Carleton Winter Break Sustainable Energy Principles & Practice in India Auroville, India; Delhi, India
Terms: Winter Break Description: A passport is not needed to apply. If accepted, one will be required to participate.  Understand the future of energy for the world. During the fall, students will get an understanding of the basic scientific principles as well as some of [...]