Study in destinations as close as Maine (study away) and as remote as South Korea.

Programs vary in duration from one-to-two weeks during January intersession or spring break, a month in the summer, a semester, or even as long as an academic year.

Explore our study abroad programs by destination:
  • Argentina

    Buenos Aires

    Semester Program (Fall or Spring)

    Develop your Spanish language skills while taking courses in Latin American/Argentine culture and literature, political science, Argentine history through cinema and theater, science and mathematics. You will also have the opportunity to be placed as volunteers with organizations and agencies.

    Students earn 15 credits by choosing:

    • 6 or 9 credits in the Spanish language (beginners, intermediate or advanced)
    • 6 or 9 credits in a variety of humanities classes taught in English
    January Intersession Program

    International Studies Course: Art in Argentina: From the Collapse of Spanish Colonialism to the Present (INTL 313)

    Discover the political, social, and cultural history of Argentina since the Spanish conquest to today through art.

    • Dec. 30, 2016-Jan. 14, 2017
    • 3 Credits
  • Bahamas


    January Intersession

    A study of the theory and practice of yoga and investigate what modern science has to say about its physical and mental outcomes. The course includes an experiential component at the Sivananda Ashram and Yoga Retreat. Daily schedule will include silent meditation, communal chanting, asana (postures) practice, and stress reduction techniques taught by Warriors at Ease.

    • Open to all majors
    • Travel Component: Jan. 9-14, 2017
    • 3 credits
    Summer Program

    Spend 10 days studying the behavior and communication of the Bahamian dolphin population in their natural environment. This program offers you the opportunity to earn credit for a required course in the biological content area of the psychology major (can be used as an elective for other majors) where you will learn about sensory systems.

  • Cuba


    Spring Break Program

    Learn about Cuban art, art history and interpersonal communication during a first-hand look at the impact of recent changes in Cuba-U.S. relations. The program includes several field trips and excursions, cultural activities, and work on a research project.

  • England


    January Intersession

    Literary London Course

    Immerse yourself in London's literary landscape during a course that integrates readings with visits to significant sites. Theater performances and day trips outside London are included. 

    • Open to all majors
    • December 27, 2016 - January 11, 2017
    • 3 Credits
  • France


    Semester Program (Fall or Spring)

    Immerse yourself in French language and culture while earning 15 credits in a variety of fields: humanities, social sciences, business administration, etc. This exchange program is open to all majors who have completed at least an intermediate college-level course in French or the equivalent. Manhattan College, in cooperation with MICEFA, places students in most of the 16 universities around Paris and its region.

    January Intersession

    Religious Studies Courses: Paris, Religion and the Intellectual Life -OR- Saints and Catholic Imagination 

    • Open to all majors
    • December 27, 2016 - January 13, 2017
    • 24 students max capacity
    • 3 Credits


    Summer Program

    Engineering Course: French Language & Mechanical Engineering

    • Program description: TBD
    • Open to engineering majors
    • Credits: TBD
  • Ghana


    Summer Program

    Religious Studies Course: African Christianity - The Christian Experience in Ghana

    Investigate the ways in which Christianity, particularly Christian theology, finds expression on the continent of Africa, with particular attention to Ghana. You will have the opportunity to study traditional African religions, Western Christianity, and European Christianity as well as the theological exchange between Africans of the Diaspora and Ghanains after two trips to slave dungeons/castles along the coast of Ghana.

  • Italy


    Semester Program (Fall or Spring)

    Immerse yourself in Italian culture through language, music, art and academics. In addition to language courses, you may choose from a variety of humanities courses, taught in English. Local social events and excursions are included in the program.

    Summer Program

    Italian Language Course  Plus One

    Develop your Italian language skills  available to learners at all levels — at the Instituto Europeo while you earn three credits in one of the following English-taught courses:

    • Aspects of Italian Culture

    • Spirituality in the Sacred and the Secular

    • Topics in Literature: Dante

    • International Mass Communication: Italian Media/Mass Media & Coverage of European Refugee Crisis 

    • Chemistry and Biochemistry in Winemaking 

    * Field trips to Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Vinci, Rome and other sites of artistic and historic interests are included to enhance the cultural experience.


    January Intersession Program

    Religious Studies and Performance Arts Cross-Listed Courses

    Commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Venetian Jewish Ghetto  the oldest such ghetto in the world. Based at the Venetian Center for International Jewish Studies, the city of Venice will be your classroom. You will explore how Venetian Jews have negotiated their identities in relation to Venetian culture since the 16th century.

  • Mexico

    Mexico City

    Semester Program (Fall or Spring)

    Immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture through this program in partnership with the Universidad La Salle. It is open to all majors who have completed at least an intermediate college-level course in Spanish or the equivalent.

  • Northern Ireland
    Semester Program or Academic Year

    The Irish American Scholars program enables a limited number of American students to spend one or two semesters at one of the following universities or colleges in Northern Ireland, tuition-free:

    • Belfast Metropolitan College 
    • Queens University Belfast
    • St. Mary’s University College
    • Stranmillis University College
    • University of Ulster

    Accepted students may opt for courses in any subject area available. 

  • South Korea


    Semester Program (Fall or Spring)

    Earn 15 credits in business and/or mobile systems engineering during an exchange program at Dankook University. The program is primarily for business students interested in learning how to equip themselves with the knowledge and managerial skills needed to be successful in the ever-changing global world.

  • Spain


    Semester Program (Fall or Spring)

    Develop your Spanish language skills while gaining the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the ever-changing global world. We offer two programs:

    Business Program - Lasalle Barcelona
    • Business courses: business law, marketing, management, economics, finance, and accounting

    • Language: Spanish (beginner, intermediate or advanced)

    Communications Program - Universitat Abat Oliba CEU, Barcelona
    • Humanities courses taught in English

    • Spanish courses (beginner, intermediate or advanced)


    Semester Program (Spring only)

    Study Spanish language and immerse yourself in Spanish culture during a semester at the the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The program runs under the direction of a Manhattan College director and the humanities classes are taught in English by Manhattan College faculty members.

    Summer Program

    Spanish Language and Religion and Spanish Culture

    Immerse yourself in Spanish language and culture in this two-course summer program. In addition to taking a 3-credit Spanish language course  offered at all levels at a local university — you will take a 3-credit Religion and Spanish Cultures course, using Madrid and its surrounding cities as your classroom. Field trips to sites of artistic and historic interest are included and arranged by a Manhattan College program director.

  • Study Away

    Georgetown, Maine

    Summer Program

    Religious Studies Course: Contemplating the Good Life

    At a site situated on a 50-acre peninsula in Georgetown Island, Maine, you will reflect on the meaning of "The Good Life" while studying Henry David Thoreau and contemporary back-to-the-landers in a tranquil, woodland setting. Through lectures, field trips, group discussions, and opportunities for hands-on work with boat-building, gardening and forestry, the course explores themes such as the tensions between autonomy and belonging, solitude and community, utopianism and nostalgia, engagement and escape. 

  • Other Destinations

    In addition to the Manhattan College-sponsored programs, the College offers programs through such affiliates as AIFS, IES, ISA (Butler University), Arcadia University and GlobaLinks Learning Abroad. Exchange programs are also available.

    Explore More Destinations

    For a complete listing of all available programs, visit the Study Abroad Office where you can research the programs listed in the IIE passport books, as well as catalogs and brochures supplied by outside study abroad programs.