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Approved External Programs

The Office of Study Away maintains a list of around 75 approved international and domestic programs in which Trinity students can easily satisfy their major, elective, and general distribution requirements. These programs extend Trinity students’ study away options to countries in almost every part of the world. They are not administered by Trinity College, but have been approved by the Office of Study Away and the Trinity College Curriculum Committee. These programs are run by U.S. or international colleges, universities, or provider organizations to which students must apply directly after gaining Trinity approval to study away.

Fall and Academic Year Study Away 

Submitting program applications for Fall  or Academic Year: ​ After students have received approval to study away from the OSA, they must apply to their specific program no later than their program application deadline or March 1st, whichever comes first. All programs request Home School Approval for each student. The OSA WILL NOT complete Home School Approvals after March 1st.

Spring Study Away

Submitting program applications for Spring: ​ After students have received approval to study away from the OSA, they must apply to their specific program no later than their program application deadline or October 1st, whichever comes first. All programs request Home School Approval for each student. The OSA WILL NOT complete Home School Approvals after October 1st.​

To schedule an advising appointment with an OSA adviser CLICK HERE​


Sub-Saharan Africa

Tanzania - Study Away Adviser: Caitlin Kennedy
Fall, spring and summer. 2.8 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Environmental Science, Biology, Public Policy Studies.
Senegal - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: CAITLIN KENNEDY​

CIEE Dakar, Senegal: Language and Culture Program

Fall, spring, academic year and summer. 2.5 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: African Studies, Anthropology, International Studies, Education, Environmental Science, French Language, Gender Studies, Sociology, Religion, History, Urban Studies, and Literature


​Asia

CHINA - Study Away Adviser: Lizzie Smith

Hamilton College /Associated Colleges in China (ACC) Beijing: Intensive Language and Culture Program 

Fall, spring and academic year. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Chinese Language, Asian Studies, International Studies, History, Literature, and Political Science.
INDIA - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: LIZZIE SMITH​


SIT India: Public Health , Gender and Community Action


Fall or Spring. 2.5 GPA. 
Fall or Spring. 2.5 GPA.
 
JAPAN - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: LIZZIE SMITH​

IES Nagoya

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Japanese, International Studies, Economics, Religion, Sociology, History, Political Science, Educational Studies.

IES Tokyo

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Japanese, International Studies, Sociology, History, Economics, Anthropology, Urban Studies, Political Science, and Art History.

Rikkyo University/Trinity College Exchange: Tokyo

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Economics, Educational Studies, Environmental Science, Japanese, History, International Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Urban Studies.


Nepal - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: LIZZIE SMITH​

​Fall and Spring. 2.5 GPA. Recommended Majors/possible areas of study: History, International Studies,  Political Science, Religion


​Australia & New Zealand

Fall semester typically runs from July - November   -   Spring semester typically runs from February - June

AUSTRALIA - Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver

Curtin University: Perth​

Fall, spring, academic year. 2.75 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Biology, Chemistry, Anthropology, Engineering, Computer Science, Sociology, International Studies, Environmental Science, Art History, Theater, Asian Studies, Pre-med, Neuroscience, English, Public Policy, Psychology, Political Science, Physics, Philosophy, Music, Math, Economics, Literature, History, Film, Educational Studies .

Fall and spring. 2.8 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Environmental Science, Biology, and Chemistry.

University of Melbourne - Arcadia

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: African and Asian Studies, American Studies, Anatomy and physiology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art history, Biological sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Classical Studies, Public Policy and Law, Dance, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Science, Film studies, Gender studies, Health sciences, History, Computer Science, International Studies, Islamic Studies, Marine science, Math and statistics, Music, Peace and conflict studies, Philosophy, Religion, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, and Theater and Dance.

University of Queensland - Arcadia​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA.  Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Economics, Biology, Science, Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, Neuroscience, Fine Arts, Educational Studies, Environmental Science, Marine Studies, Philosophy, Music, International Studies, Pre-med, Anthropology, Art History, Theatre, English, Literature, Film, Women and Gender, History, Philosophy, Math, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology, Religion, Writing, American Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science.

University of Sydney - Arcadia

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Housing: apartments, dorms. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Economics, Studio Arts, Music, International Studies, Educational Studies, Women, Gender, & Sexuality, Sciences, Public Policy & Law, Religion, Philosophy, Language & Culture Studies, Classical Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Film, History, Literature, Marine Studies, Math, Physics, Political Science, Sociology.
 

New Zealand - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: Lindsay Oliver

 EcoQuest

Fall and Spring. Recommended majors/Possible areas of study: Anthropology, Biology, Environmental Science, and Marine Science.

University of Auckland - Ar​cadia​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/Possible areas of study: Wide variety of courses.

  ​Europ​e
CZECH REPUBLIC - Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver
​Fall, spring and summer. 2.5 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Film Studies.​
​DENMARK - Study Away Adviser: Melissa Scully

DIS - Semester i​n Copenhagen  - Applying early is HIGHLY recommended

Fall, spring and summer. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Biology, Economics, Environmental Science, History, International Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Women, Gender, & Sexuality, Urban Studies, Architectural Studies, Philosophy, Public Policy and Law, Psychology, Art History, Culture Studies, Pre-Med, Studio Art, Religion, Public Health, Literature, Film, Music, Classics, Neuroscience, Anthropology.

FRANCE​ - Study away adviser: Lindsay Oliver

IFE Field Study in Paris​ - Interested student must be high level French speakers​

This program has a required internship componet
Fall and spring.  3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/Possible areas of study: French, Humanities, Engineering, Science, Urban Studies, Political Science, International Studies, Public Policy and Law, other Social Sciences.
GERMANY - Study away adviser: lindsay oliver

Baden-Württemberg Exchange Program

Trinity College students are able to participate in the Baden-Württemberg Exchange Program between the State of Connecticut and the state of Baden-Württemberg. Once accepted, students may choose from one of nine universities in Baden-Württemberg: Heidelberg, Freiburg, Tübingen, Karlsruhe, Ulm, Stuttgart, Hohenheim, Mannheim and Konstanz.

Fall (limited universities), spring and academic year. 2.7 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: German, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Humanities

IES European Union

Fall or spring . 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Cultural Studies, Economics, German Language, History, International Studies, Political Science, and Sociology.
GREECE - Study away adviser: Melissa scully

College Year in Athens​

Fall​​, spring and academic year. 2.5 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Art & Archaeology, Environmental Science, Ethnography, History, Languages— Ancient Greek, Latin & Modern Greek, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, International Relations, Religion, Urban Planning & Sustainability

HUNGARY - study away adviser: lindsay oliver

CIEE Budapest

Fall, spring and summer. 2.5 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: International Studies, History, Political Science, Art History, Economics, Anthropology, and Literature.​
ITALY - study away adviser: melissa scully
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Bro​wn in Italy

Fall, Spring, Academic year. 2.7 GPA

NETHERLANDS - study away adviser: melissa scully

Maastricht University: Center for European Studies​​

Fall, spring, academic year and summer. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Art History, Economics, History, Political Science, International Studies, Public Policy and Law, Philosophy, Psychology, Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Sociology, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry, Religion, Environmental Science, Film, Urban Studies, Literature, Music, PhysicsMathematics, Computer Science.​

Fall, spring, academic year and summer. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Public Policy and Law; Women, Gender, and Sexuality, History, International Studies, Urban Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Film, Anthro​pology, Art History.
 
RUSSIA - study away adviser: melissa scully
 
Fall, spring and academic year. 2.75 GPA. Recommended majors or areas of study: Russian language, International Studies, History, Biology and Soil Science, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Mathematics and Economics, Philology, Psychology, Physics, and Cultural Studies. 
 
SPAIN - study away adviser: caitlin kennedy

PRESHCO: Córdoba​

Founded in 1981 and administered by Smith and Wellesley Colleges, PRESHCO (Programa de Estudios Hispánicos en Córdoba) offers program courses and direct enrollment options at the University of Córdoba in Spain.

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA and at least four semesters of college-level Spanish. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Anthropology, Education Studies, Environmental Science, Geography, Hispanic Studies, History, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science and Religion.

​SWEDEN  - study away adviser: melissa scully

Fall, spring, academic year and summer. 2.5 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Women & Gender, Public Policy and Law, Literature.


​Latin America

ARGENTINA - Study Away Adviser: Caitlin Kennedy

IFSA - Buenos Aires​

Fall or Spring. 2.75 GPA/ Language of Instruction: Spanish and English

​Fall, Spring or Academic Year. 3.0 GPA. Language of instruction: Spanish


CHILE - Study Away Adviser: Caitlin Kennedy​

CIEE Santiago​

​Fall, Spring or Academic Year. 2.5 GPA. Language of Instruction: Spanish​.

Fall, Spring or Academic Year. 2.5 GPA. Language of Instruction: Spanish. Recommended majors/possible areas of study:  Spanish, Latin American S​tudies, History, Literature,

​Fall or Spring. 2.8 GPA. Language of Instruction: English. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Environmental Science


PERU - 
STUDY AWAY ADVISER: CAITLIN KENNEDY​

​Fall, Spring or Academic Year. 2.5 GPA. Language of Instruction: Spanish


Middle East & North Africa

ISRAEL - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: CAITLIN KENNEDY

Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Rothberg International School​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Jewish Studies, Political Science, History, International Studies, Religion, and Philosophy.

Tel Aviv University​ - International

Fall, spring and academic year.  3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Jewish Studies, Art History, International Studies, Political Science.

University of Haifa, International School​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Jewish Studies, Political Science, History, International Studies, and Religion.
JORDAN - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: CAITLIN KENNEDY

CIEE Amman​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Anthropology, Archaeology, Urban Studies, History, International Studies, Literature, Political Science, Religion, and Arabic.
MOROCCO - STUDY AWAY ADVISER: CAITLIN KENNEDY​

AMIDEAST Morocco​

Fall, spring and academic year. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Middle Eastern Studies; Political Science; International Studies, Women, Gender, & Sexuality, Religion, History, Arabic, French.


United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland

ENGLAND - Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver

​Fall, spring, summer. 2.75 GPA. Visit webiste for infromation about areas of study. This program as a required internship componet.
 

Institute of Economic & Political Studies (INSTEP): Cambridge or London ​

Fall, spring and summer. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Economics, Political Science, International Studies, Public Policy, and History.

London School of Economics and Political Science - IFSA​

ACADEMIC YEAR ONLY. 3.3 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Economics, Political Science, International Studies, American Studies, Biology, Sociology, Public Policy and Law, Anthropology, Psychology, Environmental Science, Mathematics.

Queen Mary, University of London - IFSA​

Fall, spring and academic year.  3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: English, History, Biology, American Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Literature, Marine Science, Physics, Political Science, Public Policy, Theater and Dance, Engineering, Mathematics, Film Studies.

University College London - IFSA - Applying early is HIGHLY recommended!​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.3 - 3.5 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: English, History, Economics, Mathematics, Arts, Humanities, Studio Arts, Public Policy, Political Science, Physics, Philosophy, Literature, International Studies, Computer Science, Classics, Biology, Art History, Architecture, Anthropology, and American Studies.

Oxford University - IFSA  APPLICATIONS ARE DUE IN JANUARY!!  


Students interested in this program must schedule an appointment with Lindsay Oliver as soon as possible.
This is a very competitive program with a lengthy application process. The program is only open to Juniors. Planning early is essential. Students must begin planning during their freshman year.
ACADEMIC YEAR ONLY. 3.7 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: English, Mathematics, History, Philosophy, Classics, Political Science, Biology; Economics, Physics, American Studies, Anthropology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, International Studies, Literature, Music, Psychology, Public Policy, Religion.

 IRELAND  - Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver

National University of Ireland - IFSA (Students must take 6 courses)​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: English, History, Sociology, Economics, Classics, Political Science, American Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Literature, Marine Science, Math, Philosophy, Psychology, and Public Policy.

University College Dublin - IFSA (Students must take 6 courses)​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: English, History, Art History, Biology, Classics, American Studies, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, Film, Music, Physics, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Policy & Law, Theater & Dance, Economics, and Mathematics.
​​NORTHERN IRELAND  - Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver

Queen’s University Belfast - IFSA​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Economics, Educational Studies, Sciences, Political Science, History, Anthropology, Music, Engineering, Philosophy, Religion, Public Policy & Law, Sociology, American Studies, Architecture, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, English, Environmental Science, Film, International Studies, Literature, Math, Physics, Psychology, Theatre and Dance, Women and Gender Studies.
SCOTLAND  - Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver​

University of Edinburgh - IFSA​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Biology, Computer Science, History, English, Economics, Political Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Psychology, Philosophy, Archeology, Anthropology, Education, Classical Studies, Sociology, Art History, Religion, Public Policy, Theatre and Dance, Physics, Music, Literature, International Studies, Chemistry, Biology, American Studies.

University of St. Andrews - IFSA​​

Fall, spring and academic year. 3.2 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of  study: Philosophy, Economics, English, History, Classics, Chemistry, Anthropology, Religion, International Studies, Political Sciences, Art History.


Multiple Locations

Study Away Adviser: Caitlin Kennedy
Applying early is highly recommend 
Fall and spring. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: History, International Studies, Urban Studies, Anthropology Public Policy and Political Science.

IHP: Health and Community: Globalization, Culture, and Care​

Fall and spring. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: History, International Studies, Urban Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Biology, Public Policy, and Environmental Science.

IHP: Climate Change: The Politics of land, Water, and Energy​ justice​

Fall and spring. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, International Studies, Sociology, Public Policy, Urban Studies, Anthropology, History

IHP: Human Rights: Movements, Power, and Resistance​

Fall and spring. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Human Rights, Anthropology, International Studies, Political Science, History


​Domestic Programs

There are a number of domestic study options included in Trinity’s List of Approved Study Away Programs.  

Studying at a college or university outside of these programs is not considered studying away. Students who choose to do this must voluntarily withdraw from Trinity and apply directly to their institution of choice.  Students cannot petition for domestic programs not on Trinity’s approved study away list, and financial aid CANNOT be used for domestic study on a non-approved program.​​

12-College Exchange - Applications are due February 1st for the entire following year!​

Study Away Adviser: Melissa Scully
The Twelve-College Exchange Program is a cooperative program for residential student exchange between Trinity and the following colleges: Amherst College, Bowdoin College, Connecticut College, Dartmouth College, Mount Holyoke College, National Theater Institute, Smith College, Vassar College, Wellesley College, Wesleyan University, Wheaton College and the Williams-Mystic Seaport Program. For more information, please contact the Office of Study Away.

Fall, spring and academic year.  3.0 GPA (varies depending upon institution). Recommended majors/possible  areas of study: all (full curriculum available at most of the colleges).

ACM Chicago: Arts, Entrepreneurship & Urban Studies ​

Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver

Fall and spring. 2.7 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Urban Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Arts, and Public Policy & Law.

Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA), New York City ​

Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver

Fall, spring and summer. 3.0 GPA. Recommended majors and areas of study: International Studies; Economics; Human Rights; Urban Studies; Political Science; Sociology, Public Policy and Law.

Florida International University, Miami FL​

Study Away Adviser: Eleanor Emerson

               Fall, spring, academic year.  See university website for GPA requirements.  Recommended majors and                                         areas  of  study: African Studies, International Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Study Away Adviser: Eleanor Emerson
               MALE STUDENTS ONLY.  Fall, spring, academic year.  Check college website for GPA requirements.                                           Recommended majors and areas of study: African American Studies, Sociology, Urban Studies

SEA Semester: Environmental Studies in Woods Hole & at Sea​

Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver
Fall, spring and summer.  2.7 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Biology, Environmental Science, American Studies, History, Public Policy, and Marine Science.

Marine Biological Laboratory: Semester in Environmental Science​, Woods Hole, MA​

Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver
Fall ONLY. 2.7 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Biology, Biochemistry, and Environmental Science.

Spelman College, Atlanta GA​

Study Away Adviser: Eleanor Emerson
                FEMALE STUDENTS ONLY. Fall, spring, academic year. Check college website for GPA requirements.                                      Recommended majors and areas of study: African Studies,  Sociology, Womens Studies

University of Texas, San Antonio TX​

Study Away Adviser: Eleanor Emerson
               Fall, spring, academic year.  See university websie for GPA requirements.  Recommended majors and areas of                          study:  American Studies, International studies, Mexican American Studies, Sociology


Study Away Adviser: Lindsay Oliver

Fall, spring and summer. 2.5 GPA. Recommended majors/possible areas of study: Political Science, Public Policy Studies, International Studies, Economics.

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans LA​​

Study Away Adviser: Eleanor Emerson
                 Fall, spring, academic year.  Check university website for GPA requirements. Recommended majors and areas                       of study: Educational Studies, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Theology


 

​​​​​​​Not Approved Programs

​​The Office of Study Away does not approve the following programs
  • Semester at SEA. 
  • Oxford Study Abroad Programme (OSAP)