January Intersession Programs

Manhattan College Programs: January Intersession

January intersession programs are approximately two weeks long and give students the opportunity to have an international study abroad experience without having to leave school for an entire semester. Students take one 3-credit course which is taught by a Manhattan College professor. Program fees include tuition, airfare, lodging, program-related excursions and some meals.* To begin the process, please complete an online Preliminary Form and contact the Study Abroad Office as soon as possible to set up a meeting.

Buenos Aires, Argentina 

International Studies

This program presents an overview of Argentina through INTL 315: History, Society and Culture offered through the A.I.E. Asociacion Internacional de Estudios.

  • Tentative Program Dates: January 1-16, 2017
  • Program Fee: TBD

Paris, France

This program examines the history and influence of the University of Paris through the course RELS 200 Special Topics: "Paris, Religion and the Intellectual Life" which presents how famed alumni, including Thomas Aquinas, T.S. Elliot and Victor Hugo, shaped the world.

  • Tentative Program Dates: January 4-15, 2017
  • 24 students max capacity
  • Program fee: TBD


Within the span of two weeks, students will be able to travel to Norway, Sweden and Denmark as they observe how global integration has influenced large cities within these countries. The courses available in this program is SOC 201/315: Introduction to Sociology/Special Topics: Political Economy and Migration in Scandinavia.

  • Tentative Program Dates: January 1-15, 2017
  • 14 students max capacity
  • Program Fee: TBD

Venice, Italy

This program commemorates the 500th Aniversary of the Venitian Jewish Ghetto, the oldest such ghetto in the world, to be celebrated in 2016. Using the Venetian Center for International Jewish Studies as a base and the city of Venice as a classroom, students will explore how Venitian Jews have negotiated their identities in relation to Venitian culture since the sixteenth centuries. The course is cross-listed in the Departments of Religious Studies and Visual and Performing Arts as: RELS 300: Special Topics in Religious Studies; ART 402: Special Topics in Art; ART 150: Roots of the Modern World: Art; or an Art Elective.

  • Tentative Program Dates: January 4-22, 2017
  • 18 students max capacity
  • Program Fee: TBD


*Dates and prices subject to change based on flight availability and currency fluctuations. Prgram subject to cancellation at the discretion of Manhattan College.