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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
Description:
Cardiff University (Exchange)
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: 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 capital and largest c ity[...]
China Summer Institute
Kingston, RI, United States

Terms: Summer
Description: The Summer Institute at the University of Rhode Island is a three-week program on the Kingston campus that offers a non-credit course in Business, along with immersion in English language and American culture. The University of Rhode Island is [...]
Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (Exchange) (Exchange)
Hamburg, Germany

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: 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. Students graduate from this unique program with a t horough[...]
Kochi University (Exchange)
Kochi, Japan

Terms: Fall, Spring
Description: 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” Kochi Universi ty[...]
Kyushu University (Exchange) (Exchange)
Fukuoka, Japan

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: As stated in Kyushu University's website,"with eleven major universities and 77,000 students, Fukuoka is noted as a city of youthful verve and fashion. All parts of the urban area are easily accessible by subway, bus, or bicycle, and Fukuo ka’s[...]
Mod'Spe (Exchange) (Exchange)
Paris, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: The fashion industry is truly global in scope, and the Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design Program (TMD) at URI is leading the way in providing students with a wide range of opportunities for off-campus study that will better prepa re[...]
Sciences-Po (Exchange) (Exchange)
Rennes, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: 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’Etudes Politi ques)[...]
Seinan Gakuin University (Exchange) (Exchange)
Fukuoka, Japan

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: 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" literally means "south west,"[...]
Taiwan Summer Institute
Kingston, RI, United States

Terms: Summer
Description:   The Summer Institute at the University of Rhode Island is a four-week program on the Kingston campus that offers a non-credit course in Engineering and Business, along with immersion in English language and American culture. The [...]
URI Broadening Experiences Program (PT, Ph.D)
Various, Various; Various, Various U.S.

Terms: Fall, Spring, Spring Break, Summer, 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: Diving
St. George's Caye, Belize

Terms: Winter J-Term
Description: UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY & RESEARCH DIVING METHODS January 5 - January 18, 2020   The Field School in Underwater Archaeology and Research Diving Methods is a joint program in which students may choose to enroll in HIS 396 or AFS 433 .[...]
URI FLP - Belize: Film
South Water Caye, Belize

Terms: Winter J-Term
Description: January 11 - January 20, 2020 Students will use still cameras and video production equipment as tools to investigate themes of environmental and economic sustainability. The course is designed to be truly interdisciplinary. Classes will be a [...]
URI FLP - Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany

Terms: Summer
Description: The German-STEM Immersion School in Berlin is a six-week, eight-credit, faculty-led summer immersion program in the heart of Berlin - Germany's capital and cultural center. In addition to formal classroom instruction, you will explo re[...]
URI FLP - Bermuda, Advanced Diving and Underwater Photography
Saint George's, Bermuda

Terms: Spring Break
Description: Advanced Diving & Underwater Photography This is a field-based course in Bermuda that gives students experience in advanced diving techniques such as nitrox, night diving, deep diving, underwater navigation, and underwater photography. Upon [...]
URI FLP - Bermuda, Marine Biodiversity
Saint George's, Bermuda

Terms: Spring Break
Description: Marine Biodiversity The ocean makes up >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 exists amon g[...]
URI FLP - Bonaire (Winter)
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: CORAL REEF CONSERVATION January 4 - January 15, 2020     Students will focus on important global marine conservation issues. They will learn to employ the interdisciplinary theory for conservation and develop the practical SCU BA-based[...]
URI FLP - Boston Harbor National Park
Boston, United States

Terms: Summer
Description: Students will travel to and research various social and environmental issues regarding the Boston Harbor Islands National Park system. This course will be held partially at the URI Kingston campus with select excursions to Boston. The course [...]
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 visit ing[...]
URI FLP - Canada
Quebec, Canada

Terms: Summer
Description: The URI French Summer Program will take place in Québec city, in Canada. This beautiful city is located next to the Saint Lawrence River and the Laurentian Mountains. This program is designed to allow students with no prior knowledge of F rench[...]
URI FLP - Cape Verde
Cidade Velha, Cape Verde

Terms: Summer, Winter J-Term
Description: Between January 3 - January 20, 2020   The Cabo Verde Study Abroad program is housed in the Africana Studies department and was conceived and developed as a result of student activism.  As such, this program is interdisciplinary, organi zed[...]
URI FLP - China (Language)
Hangzhou, China

Terms: Summer, Winter J-Term
Description:   December 29, 2019 - January 16, 2020   This program will provide first- and the second year Chinese language students with an immersive experience to the country whose language they are studying. Visiting Beijing, the political [...]
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 2019 prog ram[...]
URI FLP - Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: January 4 - January 12, 2020 This course provides an intensive introduction to Cuba and its unique social, economic, cultural and political situation. This course emphases the Cuban perspective - journalists, diplomats, musicians, art histor ians,[...]
URI FLP - Disney
Kingston, RI, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States

Terms: Winter J-Term
Description: Organizational Communication: Exploring Disney and the Culture of Success  January 2 - 16, 2020   This course focuses on organizational communication and culture as applied to for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Using Walt Dis ney[...]
URI FLP - Dominican Republic: RN/BS
El Cercado, San Juan, Dominican Republic

Terms: Winter J-Term
Description: January 3 - January 15, 2020 The purpose of this program is to provide undergraduate students, along with the RN to BS students, the opportunity to participate in service learning as well as an immersion experience. The students are focusing on [...]
URI FLP - Germany
Darmstadt, Germany; Frankfurt, Germany; Munich, Germany; Regensburg, Germany; Stuttgart, Germany

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Germany Today: Science, Technology and Culture January 2 - January 18, 2020 For students enrolled in the rigorous five-year dual Bachelor degree International Engineering and International Business Programs, it is crucial to get some short-te rm[...]
URI FLP - Hawaii
Manoa, United States

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Exercise Physiology and Pedagogy Applications January 3 - January 17, 2020 This program will introduce students to a variety of sports/physical activities and teach them to analyze personal physical activity information collected through the us e[...]
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 problems [...]
URI FLP - India (Global Sustainability Practices)
Delhi, India; Jaipur, India

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: CONSUMER PRODUCT SYSTEMS SUSTAINABILITY December 30, 2019 - January 14, 2020     This program will provide engineering students with a first hand experience of the problems and engineered solutions related to sustainability in [...]
URI FLP - India Film
Calcutta, India

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: Kolkata Crossings January 3 - January 17, 2020 This Winter J Term course travels to Kolkata, India, a journey allowing us to consider cultural cross-pollination and hybridization. More specifically, the class examines a range of cinema tic[...]
URI FLP - Indonesia
Bali, Indonesia

Terms: Winter J-term
Description:   BALINESE TEMPLES, KOMODO DRAGONS AND LIQUID HOT MAGMA January 3 - January 18, 2020 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 b iodiversity[...]
URI FLP - Indonesia (Global Health)
Bali, Indonesia; Surabaya, Indonesia; Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: GLOBAL HEALTH: LIFE IN THE SHADOW OF A VOLCANO January 3 - January 17, 2020 In this course students prepare for and participate in a two-week-long J-Term Travel Course to Indonesia. Prior to the travel component of the course students will [...]
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 - Italy: BSPS Internship
Latina Scalo, Italy; Rome, Italy

Terms: Summer
Description: This eight week summer program in Italy will provide students in the BSPS degree an opportunity to gain professional experience at a partner Pharmaceutical company and develop valuable cross-cultural communication skills. Students will live in Ro me,[...]
URI FLP - Korea (Republic of)
Busan, South Korea; Seoul, South Korea

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: BUSINESS ANALYTICS AND GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS January 1 - January 14, 2020 This program engages students to develop business analytics and global business competency skills in a supply chain context. With visits to Korean technology and m anufacturing[...]
URI FLP - Le Havre, France (MBA)
Le Havre, France

Terms: Summer
Description: The program will deliver Maser's level content on several business topics related to International Business and Culture. The course is 50% classroom and 50% cultural visits.  ACADEMICS Graduate students have the option of enrolling in [...]
URI FLP - London and Paris TMD
Kingston, RI, United States; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France

Terms: Summer, Winter J-Term
Description: FASHION STUDY TOUR January 3, January 5 - January 16, 2020 This study tour to London and Paris is designed for students interested in textiles and fashion. London and Paris are two of the world's most famous fashion cities. St udents[...]
URI FLP - Mexico: Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Terms: Summer
Description: Field Methods in Shark Research This is a 3-credit, field-oriented, two-week summer course on field methods for conducting research on elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) in the wild.  The course consists of one week conducting fishing survey s[...]
URI FLP - Mystic and Roatan
Kingston, United States; Mystic, United States; Sandy Bay, Honduras

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: MARINE MAMMAL PHYSIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR January 2 - January 18, 2020   This program provides an engaging topic of study for students seeking experiential learning opportunities in marine mammal science. Students will explore how marine mammal s[...]
URI FLP - New Zealand: Sustainable AgriBusiness
Queenstown, New Zealand; Wellington, New Zealand

Terms: Summer
Description: CREATING SUSTAINABLE AGRIBUSINESS This is an international course devoted to the issues and challenges involved in creating sustainable agribusinesses. Students will study the practices, relations and processes in the formation and development of en vironmentally and economically sustainable[...]
URI FLP - Peru: Communication
Cuzco, Peru; Lima, Peru

Terms: Spring Break
Description: Community Resilience  This is a course where content serves as a catalyst for developing a student’s social, environmental and global consciousness. Specific attention is paid to the use of project-based instruction within the framewo rk[...]
URI FLP - Philippines
Dagupan, Philippines

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: AQUATIC FOOD PRODUCTION IN THE PHILIPPINES December 30 - January 19, 2020   The program is designed to familiarize students with aquaculture practices done in Southeast Asia. Students will be exposed to professionals in the aquacultur e[...]
URI FLP - Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: HISTORY, CULTURE & INNOVATION January 2 - January 17, 2020   This course will explore the history, culture, and innovation of Portugal. In this program students will travel to Portugal to be familiarized with the culture of one th e[...]
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 - Salamanca, Spain
Salamanca, Spain

Terms: Summer
Description: This multifaceted language program offers graduate and undergraduate students different options, both of which imply a full immersion in Spanish-speaking culture and language. This is a unique academic experience, combining classroom learning t ogether[...]
URI FLP - South By Southwest (SXSW)
Austin, United States

Terms: Spring Break
Description:     Check out the SXSW experience with videos from previous URI programs - 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014   ACADEMICS Students will enroll in FLM 491: Independent Study (3 credits) or COM 410: Advanced Topics in Communic ation[...]
URI FLP - Taiwan
Keelung, Taiwan

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: December 27, 2019 - January 11, 2020   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. [...]
URI FLP - Tanzania
Arusha, Tanzania

Terms: Summer
Description: Teaching In Tanzania is an unparalleled opportunity to understand the role of diversity and culture in the classroom first hand.  This service trip will allow you to become global citizens, as well as, give you the chance to learn or expand [...]
URI FLP - Udine, Italy
Various, Italy

Terms: Winter J-term
Description: GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT December 29, 2019 - January 11, 2020 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 [...]
URI Fashion Study Tour: New York City
New York City, United States

Terms: Spring Break
Description:   URI Fashion Study Tour - NYC This program is a 5-day exploration of the fashion capital, the New York City.  Students visit upscale fashion retailers like Dover Street Market, as well as important apparel designers, merchandise rs,[...]
URI Internship in Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

Terms: Spring
Description:   Enhance your URI career experience with an international internship in Dublin! This twelve-week semester program in Ireland will provide students the opportunity to gain professional experience and to develop valuable cross-cultural commun ication[...]
URI Kinesiology Internships in Australia - In Partnership with TEAN
Newcastle, Australia; Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
Description: URI and its affiliate, The Education Abroad Network (TEAN), are offering qualifying Kinesiology (KIN) majors the opportunity to complete their Supervised Field Experience in Australia. Students can take advantage of our connections "Down Under&q uot;[...]
URI Marine Biology Semester Program in Bermuda
St. Georges, Bermuda

Terms: Fall
Description: 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 oceanographic research laboratory at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) [...]
URI Semester in Cuba
Havana, Cuba

Terms: Spring
Description: The University of Rhode Island is offering a study abroad program in Cuba for the Spring 2019 semester. Cuban Society is a unique blend of African, European and American influences in the midst of significant social and political change. The pro gram[...]
University of East Anglia (Exchange) (Exchange)
East Anglia, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: 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 and diverse student population.&n bsp;The[...]
University of Reading (Exchange) (Exchange)
Reading, United Kingdom

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: 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 reputation for teaching, inte rdisciplinary[...]
Université Rennes 1 - IGR-IAE (Exchange) (Exchange)
Rennes, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: IGR-IAE Rennes, Graduate School of Management is the biggest public management school and management research center in western France. For more than 60 years, IGR-IAE has combined both academic research and innovative teaching methods in order to [...]
Université Rennes 2 (Exchange) (Exchange)
Rennes, France

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: 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 for research and higher educatio n[...]
Waseda University (Exchange) (Exchange)
Tokyo, Japan

Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Description: "As of today, more than 5,000 international students are present at Waseda, making the university the #1 globalized university in Japan. With 50 degree programs that can be completed entirely in English—the highest number in Japan&m dash;the[...]
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