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Purchase Short-Term Programs

Purchase College administers summer and winter short-term programs in:

SUMMER SESSION:   France   India   Italy   Spain   Israel


Students from other colleges are welcome to apply as well. Purchase College Short-Term Study Abroad Programs:

      • interdisciplinary
      • duration between two and eight weeks
      • all levels of language
      • courses offered in a wide variety of disciplines
      • new courses are added every year
      • courses that fulfill major, Purchase core curriculum, and SUNY general education
      • for SUNY students, credits earned count toward graduation requirements
      • Early applications are recommended!
A statement of estimated fees accompanies each program description. Students should make their own arrangements regarding financial aid for summer or academic year programs with the financial aid office on their campus.

  1. Complete online application for the Purchase College Short-Term Program of your choice.
  2. Request letter of recommendation or confidential reference form 
  3. Write a concise statement of your proposed program of study abroad and how it will be related to your present academic program.
  4. Non Purchase College Students: Request Official Transcripts
    Purchase College Students: Print Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Submit all materials via email as an attachment (preferred) or regular mail using the contact information below:

    study.abroad@purchase.edu or

    Education Abroad Coordinator
    Office of International Programs & Services Purchase College, SUNY
    735 Anderson Hill Road
    Purchase, New York 10577-1402
    Re: Summer Programs

     6.   A $200 deposit will secure your enrollment, once all other application materials are received.

Hyeres, France: Video from Summer, 2007                Pisciotta, Italy: Video from Summer, 2007 

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