8 Summer Programs Abroad

1. Perspectives of Health & Human Culture

Locations: Reykjavik, Iceland and Kulusuk, Greenland

the northern lightsExplore volcano caves, the northern lights, and magnificent waterfalls and glaciers of Iceland. Then, step back in time in Greenland and travel with snowshoes, dog sleds, and boats. Learn about the culture of the two countries in the process!




2. Comparing Education: US and European Schools

Locations: Bregenz, Austria; Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland; Luxembourg City, Luxembourg; Paris, France

a white house sits in the countrysideTravel and study in Europe to observe in schools, hear lectures and panel presentations by European educators, and visit European classrooms. Visit cultural sites to better understand the relationships between European communities and the schools that serve them. 



3. Global Health in The Gambia

Locations: Banjul, The Gambia

water in the GambiaVisit a variety of historical and cultural sites as well as hospitals, clinics and schools in the Gambia and learn about how these factors influence health care and promotion of health in Gambian children and adults.



4. Engineering in Europe

Locations: Vienna and Freudenau, Austria; Munich, Germany; Bratislava, Slovakia

a stone-paved road by a palaceTake engineering courses and spend time making site visits across Europe. Visits include: the BMW manufacturing plant, Volkswagen manufacturing plant, Spittelau Waste Incineration Plant, Belvedere Palace & Museum, and much more!



5. Miami University Kosovo

Locations: Various cities in Kosovo (and possibly trips to Serbia and Macedonia)

a bridge against the countrysideLearn about the history and politics of the region as well as the role of journalists in a democracy. Students will be placed in an internship in a field that interests them and will also have the opportunity to travel on the weekends. 



6. London Interactive Design

Locations: London, United Kingdom

the london skyline next to the river thames and tower bridgeA cross-functional team of students from Engineering, Computing, Communication Design, Business, Interactive Media, etc. will apply design thinking in a real-world setting, develop new technology skills, and consultatively produce a new product design. This is a highly collaborative experience where you will work with client employees to learn about the evolving design and work culture in England.


7. Outdoor Leadership in New Zealand

Locations: Various cities across New Zealand

a beautiful image of a lake with a reflection of mountains in the waterExplore the world-famous Fox Glacier, paddle your sea kayak through seal colonies off Abel Tasman, hike through tawny-toned hillsides and backpack through beautiful forests and mountains, all while focusing on leadership, outdoor education, outdoor skill development, and intercultural engagement.



8. Luxembourg Summer Experience

Locations: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

a far-away look at a city with trees and a long bridgeStudents at Miami's Luxembourg campus take Miami courses and have the ability to work toward their major and Miami plan requirements. Classes are Monday through Thursday, and Luxembourg's central location allows for easy travel across Europe.