Summer Study Abroad Programs

student in Bali posing with elephant
Bali, Indonesia
Religion, Deviance & Social Control: A Comparative Focus on Bali

Spend a month in beautiful Bali deepening your understanding of deviance and social control as you compare and contrast the American and Balinese contexts. You'll explore deviance and conformity through the prism of sociology. This program is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Valencia castle
Valencia, Spain
Modern City Valencia: Language, Nation, Gender, Identity

Valencia is a cosmopolitan and modern Spanish city rich in culture. You'll study identity formation and its relationship to democracy and nationalism through the perspective of a city with a complex identity and relationship to the Valencia autonomous region, Spain, Europe and the world.

student posing in front of the London Eye
London, England
Westminster Summer School

Spend your summer in the riveting city of London at the University of Westminster! Located right in the heart of London, students have a variety of classes to choose from. Walk the trail of the notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper, learn about the London criminal underworld, study the British monarchy and much more in these immersive classes.

students posing on a cobblestone street in Belfast
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Queen's University Summer School

Queen's University Belfast offers students a three-week introduction to the rich tapestry of historical, cultural, political, environmental, and socio-economic factors that make Northern Ireland a unique place. Explore the picturesque city of Belfast on a customizable program that lets you choose your focus between creative writing, Irish studies, leadership, and identity & intergroup relations in divided societies through the context of The Troubles to explore conflict and reconciliation.

Summer Study Abroad Programs

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John Jay Partner Programs 

API: Universidad de Belgrano Intensive Language
API: Universidad de Belgrano Latino and Argentine Studies

API: Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso Chilean Culture and Spanish Language

SIT: Building a Culture of Peace

API: Service Learning Summer Program
API: Instituto San Joaquin de las Flores Intensive Language and Culture

API: Service Learning Summer Program
API: Universidad San Francisco de Quito Liberal Arts
API: Universidad San Francisco de Quito Government Internship

API: London School of Economics and Political Science Direct Enrollment Summer

API: Universite Grenoble Alpes Language and Culture Studies Summer

API: Freie Universitat Berlin German Language and European Studies

API: University College Cork Summer School Irish Studies
API: National University of Ireland, Galway Summer School Irish Studies
API: Maynooth University Direct Enrollment Dublin

CIEE: Rome, Italy (Session II) Power, Politics and Law: Mafia, Camorra, and Gomorrah

SIT: Counseling and Humanitarian Action Internship
SIT: Intensive Arabic Language Studies

SIT: Arabic Language and Community Service

IES: Amsterdam Summer - Society, Culture and Gender

API: Massey University Disaster Risk and Management Expedition and Internship

SIT: Community and Nongovernmental Organizations Internship

API: Jagiellonian University of Krakow Polish Language and Culture

API: Lisbon Intensive Language Summer

API: University of Stirling Summer Program

SIT: Education and Social Change
SIT: Social Justice and Activism Internship

API: Universidad de Salamanca Intensive Language (Two-week, three-week, month-long sessions)
API: Universidad de Granada Language and Culture Studies Summer (Two Sessions)

DIS Stockholm (through CSI)

Psychology of Political BehaviorUnderstanding Terrorism: Causes, Solutions, and DilemmasScandinavian Crime FictionGender, Equality, and Sexuality in ScandinaviaPower of Women in the Viking AgeMigration and the CityPolitical Extremism and the Threat to Democracy

DIS Copenhagen (through CSI)

Active Citizenship in DenmarkActivism: Gender, Sexuality, and RaceDevelopment and Programming of Serious GamesEnemy Within: Spies and Espionage in the Cold War Human Trafficking in a Global ContextPsychology of Criminal BehaviorPsychology of Human SexualitySocial Brain: Neuropsychology of Social BehaviorsCross-Cultural PsychologyCommunication and ConflictProstitution and the Sex TradeSex Education and Sexual Reform in EuropeTerrorism and Counter-Terrorism From a European PerspectiveEuropean GenocidesPropaganda: Fakes and Facts

SIT: International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy

SIT: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Lake Victoria Basin

API: American University of Sharjah Direct Enrollment Summer
API: American University of Sharjah Intensive Arabic Language

SIT: Nongovernmental Organization Internship

Summer Programs through Other CUNY Colleges

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Programs Popular with John Jay Students
Queens College - Nagoya, Japan
College of Staten Island - Kyoto, Japan
City College - La Rioja, Spain
City College - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hunter College - Compiegne, France

Non-CUNY Summer Programs

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AIT Budapest: Computer Science & Budapest Studies

CSI - DIS Copenhagen

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