Suggested Unaffiliated Summer Programs
Many of the universities and study abroad program partners Northwestern is affiliated with for academic year programs also run summer programs, and their study abroad transcripts are accepted by Northwestern:
If you are not able to find your desired program on the Suggested List, check the Other Unaffiliated Summer Program Options List.
Refer to the How to Find an Unaffiliated Summer Program tip sheet to learn more about how to find an unaffiliated summer program.
|Program Provider or Institution||Region(s)||Location(s)|
|American Councils (ACTR)||Asia and Europe (focus on Eurasia region)||Including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine|
|American University of Beirut: Summer Arabic Programs||Middle East||Lebanon|
|Arcadia University||Europe and South America||Including Chile, England, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, and Spain|
|Bocconi University: Bocconi University Summer School||Europe||Italy|
|Boston University||Africa, Americas, Asia, & Europe||Including Argentina, China, Ghana, Ireland, and Italy|
|CIEE||All||Including Australia, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, England, Germany, Jordan, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Thailand|
|DIS||Europe||Denmark and Sweden|
|Duke University||Americas, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, and Oceania||Including Australia, England, Italy, Morocco, and Spain|
|ETH-Zurich: Summer Schools
|Ewha Woman's University: Ewha International Co-Ed Summer School||Asia||South Korea
Note: As of 2019, the Ewha Language Center is a separate language institute that does not offer credit.
|The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Rothberg International School Summer Programs
|Humboldt University: Summer University||Europe||Germany|
|IES Abroad||Africa, Americas, Asia Europe, and Oceania||Including Argentina, China, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain|
|IFSA||Americas, Asia, Europe, and Middle East & North Africa||Including China, England, India, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Peru, Spain|
|Koc University: International Summer Programs||Europe||Turkey|
|London School of Economics & Political Science: LSE Summer. For an approved list of NU course equivalents to specific LSE Summer courses, click here.||Europe||England|
|National Taiwan University: International Chinese Language Program (ICLP)||Asia||Taiwan|
|National University of Singapore||Asia||Singapore|
|Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile||Americas||Chile|
|Sciences Po: Summer School||Europe||France|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Summer School
|SIT *||Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, and Middle East & North Africa||Including Iceland, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, South Africa, Switzerland, and Vietnam|
|Stellenbosch University: International Summer Programme||Africa||South Africa|
|Tel Aviv University: Tel Aviv University Summer Institute||Middle East & North Africa||Israel|
|University of Deusto: Summer School||Europe||Spain|
|University of Hong Kong: HKU Summer Institute||Asia||Hong Kong|
|University of Minnesota||Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, and Middle East & North Africa||Including Ecuador, England, Italy, Morocco, Senegal, and Spain|
|Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School||Asia||South Korea|
* The Global Learning Office is not currently accepting applications for SIT programs while Northwestern performs an assessment to ensure all affiliated SIT programs meet students’ academic and personal needs. After the review is complete, Northwestern will determine whether applications for SIT programs will be reopened.
- Boston University Argentina Cultural Studies Summer program
- IES Buenos Aires Summer - Language & Argentine Studies
- SIT Summer in Argentina:Art, Memory, and Social Transformation
- Yonsei University: Yonsei International Summer School
- DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Summer Session: Sweden location also available.
- Arcadia University: Arcadia in London Summer
- Arcadia University: Pembroke-King's Program at the University of Cambridge
- Duke in Oxford Program
- IES Abroad London Summer Direct Enrollment – University College London
- IFSA Cambridge, Pembroke and King's Colleges Partnership
- IFSA University of Oxford, St. Peter's College Partnership
- CIEE: Summer in Berlin: Sessions II and/or III.
- ACTR-Russian Language and Area Studies: Kazakhstan location also available. Be sure to check the start date as this program generally begins in early June
- CIEE: Summer Language + Culture in Barcelona: Sessions II and/or III.
- CIEE: Summer Language + Culture in Seville: Sessions II and/or III.
- IFSA Summer in Barcelona: Session 2 only.
- University of Deusto Summer Spanish Language and Culture in Bilbao
- University of Deusto Summer Business and Spanish in Bilbao
- University of Minnesota Study and Intern in Toledo
Middle East & North Africa
- IFSA Summer in Tel Aviv: Session 2 only.