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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
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Building Bridges
Kingston, RI, United States

Terms: Summer
Cardiff University (Exchange)
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Cardiff University Cardiff University has an international reputation for teaching and research, built on a history of service and achievement since 1883. One of the UK's most popular universities, the campus is ideally situated within the [...]
China Summer Institute
Kingston, RI, United States

Terms: Summer
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Exchange)
Hamburg, Germany

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences  The International Business Program (IBP) is designed to meet the needs of business and industry in the rapidly evolving global marketplace and aims to prepare students for international careers. Stude nts[...]
INHA University (Exchange)
Incheon, South Korea

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: INHA University Founded in 1954 to fulfill the dearest wish of empowerment and bringing prosperity to the nation, Inha University stands for the Ideals of building students' characters, searching for the truth and serving society in order to [...]
Keimyung University (Exchange)
Keimyung, South Korea

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Keimyung University Keimyung University (KU) was founded as a private institution in 1954 to provide higher education for the southern part of Korea following the reconstruction of a war-torn country. With a total number of 23,000 undergraduate [...]
Kochi University
Kochi, Japan

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Spring/Summer, Summer
Description: Kochi University Kochi University has a philosophy of promoting education and research activities comprehensively in its locality with full regard to the aim of producing “harmonious coexistence of all human beings and their environment&rd quo; Kochi[...]
Mod'Spe (Exchange)
Paris, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Overview Mod'Spe: L'Institut Superieur Specialise de la Mode   The fashion industry is truly global in scope, and the Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design Program (TMD) at URI is leading the way in providin g[...]
Sciences-Po (Exchange)
Rennes, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Sciences-Po The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at URI proudly sponsors exchange and study abroad programs with some of the most prestigious universities around the world. Sciences-Po in Rennes, France (also known as Institut d&rsqu o;Etudes[...]
Seinan Gakuin University (Exchange)
Fukuoka, Japan

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Seinan Gakuin University    Seinan Gakuin University - a Christian-based university founded in 1916 - is a humanities-focused university that offers excellent linguistic training in a richly international environment. " Seinan"[...]
Taiwan Summer Institute
Kingston, RI, United States

Terms: Summer
URI Broadening Experiences Program (PT, Ph.D)
Various, Various; Various, Various U.S.

Terms: Fall, Spring, Spring Break, Summer, Winter, Winter J-term
Description: Broadening Experiences Broadening Experiences is your opportunity to apply skills learned in your Physical Therapy Program courses to a unique physical therapy setting that’s unlike any you would experience in a more typical clinical setting. [...]
URI FLP - Belize: Film
South Water Caye, Belize

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   Students will use very high-end digital video and audio equipment to document their experience of diverse settings, such as tropical rainforests, ancient Mayan ruins, cultural events, and everyday Belizean life. Student filmmakers w ill[...]
URI FLP - Bermuda (Spring)
Saint George's, Bermuda

Terms: Spring Break
Description: Marine Diversity   The ocean makes up more than 90% of the habitable space on Earth. Accordingly, it is the most species-rich and diverse sphere of the planet. Despite an overwhelming focus on marine animals, the most staggering diversity [...]
URI FLP - Bonaire (Spring)
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba

Terms: Spring Break
Description: Research Diving Methods   During this field-based program, underwater methods used to assess biological, physical, chemical, and geological characteristics of estuarine and coastal environments are presented and used to investigate seasona l[...]
URI FLP - Calabria, Italy
Calabria, Italy

Terms: Summer
Description: This program allows students to step back into history by visiting ancient Greek and Roman ruins, touring beautiful Byzantine churches, walking the streets of medieval towns, learning to cook traditional dishes, and vis iting[...]
URI FLP - Canada
Quebec, Canada

Terms: Summer
Description:     The URI French Summer Program will take place at the Francophone University of Laval in Quebec City. This beautiful city is located next to the Saint Lawrence River and the Laurentian Mountains. This program is designed to all ow[...]
URI FLP - Cape Verde
Cidade Velha, Cape Verde

Terms: Summer, Winter J-term
Description:   Situated off the west coast of Africa, Cape Verde is a Volcanic Archipelago made up of 10 main islands and 5 smaller ones. Uninhabited on their discovery in 1456, the islands became part of the Portuguese empire in 1496. Cape Verde decl ared[...]
URI FLP - Chinese Summer Immersion Program
Kingston, RI, United States

Terms: Summer
Description: The University of Rhode Island’s Chinese Flagship Immersion Program is an 8-week, residential Mandarin Chinese immersion program for students committed to an intensive, experiential, proficiency-based learning experience. The 2018 prog ram[...]
URI FLP - Colombia
Bogota, Colombia

Terms: Summer
Description: Please see link below to enter application information for the URI Colombia Program
URI FLP - Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: This program will offer students the opportunity to study about and travel to Cuba. Students will be provided with a rich academic and experiential learning opportunity that explores the political and social changes in the post-revolutionary re gime[...]
URI FLP - Disney
Orlando, Florida, United States

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Organizational Communication: Exploring Disney and the Culture of Success    This course focuses on organizational theory, communication and culture as applied to for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Using Walt Disney World [...]
URI FLP - Dominican Republic: Humanitarian Engineering
Cumayasa, Dominican Republic

Terms: Winter J-Term
Description: This program will take place in the town of Cumayasa, located the province of La Roma. The course involves the participation in an active project in which a small water treatment system will be implemented in a local elementary school. In addit ional[...]
URI FLP - Dominican Republic: RN/BS
El Cercado, San Juan, Dominican Republic

Terms: Winter J-Term
Description: This clinical-based program will provide undergraduate and RN to BS students the opportunity to participate in service-learning immersion experience in El Cercado, Dominican Republic. Students will spend nine days applying public health concepts [...]
URI FLP - Dominican Republic: Service
Moncion, Dominican Republic

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   Service and Culture This program in Moncion, Dominican Republic will enhance student learning through service and civic engagement. Students will work alongside community members and Carita's Smile, a non-profit organization that [...]
URI FLP - Florida
Homestead, Florida, United States

Terms: Spring Break, Summer
Description: The Florida Keys Students will have the opportunity to film and conduct research on-location in the Florida Keys and the Everglades National Park. Students will produce short videos relating to environmental issues. They will also le arn[...]
URI FLP - Florida: Primate Behavior and Organization
Orlando, Florida, United States

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: This program provides a field-based opportunity to study of the behavior of wild prosimians, monkeys, and apes, and the use of primate data by anthropologists. From the seat of a kayak, students will immerse themselves in the primatology of a wil d[...]
URI FLP - France (Research Health: A View from Contemporary France)
Rennes, France

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   This course provides a unique J-term experience allowing students to learn about international health research, while immersing in the culture of Rennes and Paris, France. The French are long standing contributors to health research and [...]
URI FLP - Germany
Berlin, Germany; Braunschweig, Germany; Darmstadt, Germany; Hamburg, Germany; Leipzig, Germany

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   Germany Today: Science, Technology and Culture For students enrolled in the rigourous five-year dual Bachelor degree International Engineering and International Business Programs, it is crucial to get some short-term immersion experi ence[...]
URI FLP - Ghana
Cape Coast, Ghana

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: What's the Big Idea? An NBT (No-Boundary Thinking) Approach to Solving Complex Social Challenges In this course, students will engage in interdisciplinary problem-solving of a social challenge with students from the University of Cape Co ast.[...]
URI FLP - Guatemala
Antigua, Guatemala

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Global Health and Disability   Students will visit unique programs that provide services to people with disabilities, hospitals, clinics, and non-governmental organizations addressing the healthcare needs of Guatemalans. Visits will incl ude[...]
URI FLP - Guatemala Nursing
Antigua, Guatemala

Terms: Winter J-Term
Description: Nursing   Students will visit unique programs that provide services to the community including disability and maternal health services. Visits to hospitals, clinics, non-governmental organizations and community centers will take place to bet ter[...]
URI FLP - Hawaii
Manoa, United States

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Exercise Physiology and Pedagogy Applications   This program will introduce students to a variety of sports/physical activities and teach them to analyze personal physical activity information collected through the use of technological dev ices,[...]
URI FLP - Honduras
Kingston, United States; Mystic, United States; Sandy Bay, Honduras

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Physiology and Behavior of Marine Mammals This program provides an engaging topic of study for student seeking experiential learning opportunities in the biological sciences. Students will explore how marine mammals “make a living” [...]
URI FLP - India (Field Class)
Panaji, India

Terms: Summer
Description: Water Issues in India   The goal of the course is to encourage thinking, learning, and problem-solving regarding principles of water quality and quantity in India. This program will provide students with the opportunity to study water [...]
URI FLP - India Film
Calcutta, India

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Calcutta Crossings While travelling to Calcutta, India, this program will allow students to consider cross-cultural pollination and hybridization. More specifically, the class will examine a range of cinematic texts (and a few novels) t hat[...]
URI FLP - Indonesia
Bali, Indonesia

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   Balinese Temples, Komodo Dragons, and Liquid Hot Magma Indonesia is made up of over 18,000 islands that straddle the equator, spanning nearly 1,800 miles. This country contains two of the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots and th e[...]
URI FLP - Indonesia (Global Health)
Bali, Indonesia; Surabaya, Indonesia; Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Interdisciplinary Exploration of Global Health Issues and Social Determinants of Health: Around the World in Indonesia Students will spend 2 weeks in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, and Bali visiting unique health programs in urban and rural settings ,[...]
URI FLP - Indonesia (Summer)
Bali, Indonesia; Flores, Indonesia; Komodo, Indonesia

Terms: Summer
Description: URI Alumni & Adult Learners in Indonesia This field course is led by an experienced URI faculty, Dr. Tom Boving, and offers URI Alumni and adult learners the opportunity to engage with URI faculty and alumni and other adults in an i nternational[...]
URI FLP - Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

Terms: Summer
Description: Enhance your URI career experience with an international internship in Dublin! This eight-week summer program in Ireland will provide students the opportunity to gain professional experience and to develop valuable cross-cultural communication s kills.[...]
URI FLP - Israel (Biblical Archaeology)
Jerusalem, Israel

Terms: Summer
Description: URI Digs Israel: The Archaeology of Biblical Gath The URI Digs Israel Program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to be an integral part of an ongoing archaeological excavation in Israel. No prior archaeological expe rience[...]
URI FLP - Israel (Underwater Archaeology)
Akko, Israel

Terms: Summer
Description:   Please Contact: Bridget Buxton -  
URI FLP - Japan (History & Modern and Classical Languages and Literature)
Himeji, Japan; Hiroshima, Japan; Kochi, Japan; Koyasan, Japan; Kyoto City, Japan; Tokyo, Japan

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   Japan: Past and Present History & Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures   This program will engage students in a two week, intensive study and exploration of Japanese language and history. Along with coursework at K ochi[...]
URI FLP - Korea
Daejeon, South Korea; Hangzhou, China

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: This program will focus on innovative civil and environmental engineering infrastructure and systems to stimulate economy; particularly that relate to pavement structures and energy issues. This may be in part because of increased transportatio n[...]
URI FLP - Liberia
Harper, Liberia

Terms: Spring Break
Description: This program, designed for advanced practice graduate students, will expand student knowledge of Global Health Perspectives through the delivery of health care services in Liberian Community Health settings. This program also aims to enhance stud ent's[...]
URI FLP - London: International Sports Health
Amsterdam, Netherlands; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France

Terms: Summer
Description: The International Culture of Sports Health This course explores the differences between the culture of sports health care in the United States and the United Kingdom & Netherlands. Academic preparation, physiotherapy interventions, trainin g[...]
URI FLP - Naples, Italy
Naples, Italy

Terms: Summer
Description: Sustainable Agriculture and Local Food Cultures This two-week immersion program focuses on sustainable agriculture and food cultures in Naples, Italy, where students will explore the Campania region that includes the Amalfi Coast and Islan ds,[...]
URI FLP - New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   History, Politics, & Society New Zealand has a shorter human history than any other state on earth. According to Maori tradition, the first explorer, Kupe, landed on the north island around 1,000 years ago.  Europeans arri ved[...]
URI FLP - Peru
Cuzco, Peru; Lima, Peru

Terms: Summer
Description:   During the course of this field-based clinical experience, students will set up a laboratory for cervical cancer screenings; which includes adjustments to the microscopes available as well as preparing staining equipment. Students will be gin[...]
URI FLP - Philippines
Dagupan, Philippines

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   Aquatic Food Production in the Philippines   The program is designed to familiarize students with aquaculture practices done in Southeast Asia. Students will be exposed to professionals in the aquaculture field and day-to -day[...]
URI FLP - Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: History, Culture and Innovation   In this program students will travel to Lisbon, Portugal to be familiarized with the culture of one the oldest countries in Europe and to observe cutting edge innovation. Students will visit organization s,[...]
URI FLP - Rhode Island Film Festival
Providence, United States

Terms: Summer
Description: This program will provide students with an opportunity to engage in an immersive experience at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in Providence, Rhode Island. As attendees of the festival, students will have full access to all films, [...]
URI FLP - Rome
Rome, Italy

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Students will gain an understanding of the stories, characters, and significance of Ancient Roman Myth through careful consideration of Ancient Roman literature, archaeological sites, and ancient art. Rome is an eclectic culture of a busy co smopolitan[...]
URI FLP - Salamanca, Spain
Salamanca, Spain

Terms: Summer
Description: Founded by the Romans, the city of Salamanca offers a resplendent setting for immersion in Spanish life, language and culture. Situated in the northwest region of Spain (about 120 miles from Madrid and near the border of Portugal), Salamanca boasts [...]
URI FLP - Senegal
Dakar, Senegal

Terms: Summer, Winter J-Term
Description: Sustainability and Climate Agility in West Africa   West Africa is recovering from a prolonged drought, while trying to confront the challenges of urbanization and prepare itself for oncoming changes in climate. Will rainfall increase or [...]
URI FLP - South By Southwest (SXSW)
Austin, United States

Terms: Spring Break
Description:       The SXSW (South By Southwest) Film Festival course is designed to give students direct access to filmmakers from around the globe through their exposure to film screenings, Q&A sessions, interactive panels, trade [...]
URI FLP - Summer Career Rhode Trip (ITR)
Various, Various U.S.

Terms: Summer
Description: Exploring the Job Market in Communication and Media: Boston, MA This program allows students the opportunity to engage with the professional world and gain an understanding of their prospective careers outside of the classroom. Their eye s[...]
URI FLP - Taiwan
Keelung, Taiwan

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   Combined with the company visits in Taiwan, students will be able to experience first-hand the differences in how process improvement and supply chain practices is conducted in Asia versus the U.S. Students will attend lectures deliv ered[...]
URI FLP - Taiwan: Ocean and Coastal Management
Keelung, Taiwan

Terms: Summer
Description: International Seminar on Ocean and Coastal Management   National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU), the University of Tokyo (Todai) and the University of Rhode Island (URI) jointly offer a summer seminar on issues in coastal management. T his[...]
URI FLP - Tanzania
Arusha, Tanzania

Terms: Summer
Description:   The program in Tanzania is multicultural service learning experience, visiting the cities of Arusha, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. The first part of the program will be spent at the Maasai Joy Children’s Centre, where par ticipants[...]
URI FLP - Tanzania Library Development
Kilomeni, Tanzania

Terms: Summer
Description: In LSC518, Global Information Services, participants will study, compare, and analyze information issues, practices, and organizations in a school library context. Participants will partner the Pare and Maasai people of Kilomeni to collaborate on d eveloping[...]
URI FLP - Udine, Italy
Various, Italy

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Global Supply Chain Management This is an international course fully devoted to the factors that impact the design and management of Global Supply Chains. It covers the strategic relationships necessary for Supply Chain Management as well as the [...]
URI Faculty-Led Programs Scholarship
Terms: Spring Break, Summer, Winter J-Term
Description: URI Faculty-Led Programs Scholarship Application The Office of International Education has limited funding for student scholarships and provides financial awards ranging from $100-$500. To be considered for the scholarship, please c omplete[...]
URI Kinesiology Internships in Australia - In Partnership with TEAN
Newcastle, Australia; Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
Description: Kinesiology Internships in Australia - In Partnership with TEAN Program Overview: URI and its affiliate, The Education Abroad Network (TEAN), are offering qualifying Kinesiology (KIN) majors the opportunity to complete their Supervised Field E xperience[...]
URI Marine Biology Semester Program in Bermuda
St. Georges, Bermuda

Terms: Fall
Description: University of Rhode Island Marine Biology Semester Program in Bermuda The URI in Bermuda Program is a semester-long immersion into the study of marine science with a program of classwork and research in the setting of an active tropical ocean ographic[...]
URI Semester in Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Terms: Spring
Description: University of Rhode Island Semester in Cuba The University of Rhode Island is offering a study abroad program in Cuba for the Spring 2018 semester.  Cuban Society is a unique blend of African, European and American influences in the mid st[...]
University College of Southeast Norway (HSN) (Exchange)
Buskerud, Norway

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: University College of Southeast Norway The University College of Southeast Norway (HSN) is the country’s second largest state-owned university college, measured in the total number of students, and larger than several of Norway’s u niversities.[...]
University of East Anglia (Exchange)
East Anglia, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: University of East Anglia The University of East Anglia (UEA) was founded in 1963 and is located in Norwich, England. Nationally and internationally renowned, UEA provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to its large [...]
University of Reading (Exchange)
Reading, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: University of Reading The University of Reading was established in 1892 and is currently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide. The university consists of three campuses situated on the Thames River and offers a world-class re putation[...]
Université Rennes 2 (Exchange)
Rennes, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: Universite Rennes 2   URI students can take advantage of one of the University's international partnerships by participating as an exchange student at the University of Rennes 2 and choose from a variety of subjects. The largest center [...]
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