The Madrid Science Program, offered only in fall semester, combines science coursework with Spanish language and culture studies at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Instituto Internacional en España. The program design allows students to take courses that fit neatly into their curricula and requirements. In addition to coursework, students will participate in guided field trips to industries and research institutions. For students interested in a career in science or health, the Madrid Science Program can help develop tools of cultural understanding for work in an international environment. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required.
The Boston University Shanghai Internship Program offers a semester of study and internship experience, in the vibrant and booming metropolis of Shanghai. Chinese language courses are offered at all levels and no prior coursework in Chinese is required. Students with no previous background in Chinese enroll in the eight-credit “Beginning Intensive Chinese” course. This program gives students the opportunity to experience the professional culture of China and apply their coursework in language and culture on a day-to-day basis. Internship placements vary according to students’ interests, backgrounds, previous work experience, and language ability. The program provides opportunities in a wide range of disciplines, so students from all majors are encouraged to apply.
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The Brussels Internship Program offers students the opportunity to spend eight weeks living, studying, and interning in the heart of Europe. Students are introduced to the city’s important place in European and world politics through coursework that focuses on the current challenges facing the EU. Field trips to political, governmental, and non-governmental organizations complement the coursework.