Short term programs are taught by Southeast professors who travel with their students. This study abroad option is great for students who want to study internationally, but don't want to spend an entire semester abroad.

Faculty Taught Short Term Programs

Term: Summer

Featured area of study: All majors

Program Description

Spend two weeks abroad including stops in Belgium, France and Germany. This program includes presentations at partner institutions University College, Leuven, Limburg (Leuven, Belgium) and Aachen University of Applied Sciences (Aachen, Germany). This program includes business and cultural visits in the designated destinations. There is also a pre-departure program, which includes lectures and discussions on international business and culture-related topics.

Program Dates: Mid May-Late May

Application Information: Early Spring Semester

Program Director at SEMO: Dr. Willie Redmond, (573) 651-2327

Term: Winter

Featured area of study: All majors

Program Description

Spend two weeks in Europe including stops in London, Venice, Pisa, Florence, and Rome.

This short-term program includes business and cultural visits at the designated destinations. There is also a pre-departure program, which includes lectures and discussions on international business and culture-related topics.

Program Dates: Early January for two weeks

Application Information: Registration begins the first day of the Fall semester (mid August)

Program Director at SEMO: Dr. Willie Redmond, (573) 651-2327


Term: Spring Break

Featured area of study: All majors

Program Description

Spend two weeks in Europe including stops in London, England, and Paris. This program includes business and cultural visits in the designated destinations. There is also a pre-departure program, which includes lectures and discussions on international business and culture-related topics.

Program Dates: March 13-22, 2020

Application Information: Registration begins the first day of the Fall semester (mid August)

Program Director at SEMO: Dr. Kenneth Heischmidt, (573) 651-2912

Term: Winter

Featured area of study: All majors

Program Description

This program includes visits to cultural sites and health/wellness sites throughout France, Germany, and Switzerland. Some specific sites we visit include Novartis Pharmaceuticals world headquarters, holistic healthcare sites, local hospitals, and the European Parliament. The program has a focus on healthcare in Europe but is open to any major. There is also a pre-departure program, which includes lectures and discussions on healthcare, geopolitics, and culture-related topics.

Program Dates: Winter Break (December 27-January 11)

Application Information: Mid Spring Semester

Program Director at SEMO: Dr. Kyle Schneider, (573) 651-5193

Term: Summer

Featured area of study: All majors

Program Description

This program includes participation in a one-to-two-week program "International Summer School Schmalkalden" (ISSS) at the partner institution Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, along with business visits in the designated destinations. This program includes business and cultural visits in the designated destinations. There is also a pre-departure program, which includes lectures and discussions on international business and culture-related topics.

This program also includes a visit to Berlin, the capital of Germany, and a cultural program including Buchenwald Concentration Camp and Warburg Castle.

Program Dates: Late May-Mid June

Application Information: Applications will be accepted beginning in the early Spring semester

Program Director at SEMO: Dr. Jim Caldwell, (573) 651-2912

Term: Summer

Featured area of study: All majors

Program Description

This short-term program explores the multi-ethnic, aboriginal cultures, and colonial history in Taiwan.

Program Dates: Mid-May-Late May (2 weeks)

Application Information: Registration begins late in the Fall semester (mid-November)

Program Director at SEMO Dr. Shu-Chuan Wang-McGrath (573) 986-6863