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Maryland Short-term

Maryland Short-term

 

Be fearless and spend your break beyond your borders.

Overview  |  Research Programs & Apply  |  Program List  |  Costs

 


Overview

  • Participate in immersive experiences such as site visits, international internships, service-learning opportunities and research projects
  • Form lasting bonds with UMD faculty and students who share your personal and professional interests
  • Earn resident credit abroad, stay on track with your four year plan and apply these credits to your major, minor, or general education requirements

Maryland Short-term programs are UMD faculty-led programs offered during the winter, summer and spring break. From exploring corporate social responsibility as a strategy for sustainable development in Ghana to working in teams with community partners in the Dominican Republic, Maryland Short-term programs give you an opportunity to put your studies to the test! Don't miss this chance to gain experiences valuable to becoming a leader in our increasingly global workforce.

Please view our FAQs page for additional questions. Non-UMD students, non-degree seeking applicants, UMD alumni and recent graduates should also view the FAQs for Non-UMD Students page. 

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Research Programs & Apply

Use our program search tool to filter programs by term, engagement opportunity, discipline and more!  

When you are ready to apply, click on the "Apply Now" button at the top of the program page. Submitting applications early is recommended and you should complete all application materials by the stated deadline. If you have any questions about the application process or selecting the right program, please contact the Short-term Advisor at eashortterm@umd.edu.

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Maryland Short-term Programs

Program Name Terms offered
UMD-Spring Break: Iceland: The Land of Fire and Ice: Sustainability, Climate Change and Renewable Energy Systems (ENME) Spring Break, Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Australia: Global Summer Internship Program (BMGT) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Australia: Natural History, Ecology and Geology (BSCI) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Austria: Methods in Archaeology: Forensic Aviation Archaeology (ANTH) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Cuba: Law, Public Health and the Cuban Family (FMSC) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: France: Classical Myths in Paris (CLAS) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: France: French Language and Culture on the Mediterranean (FREN) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Ghana: Education Equity in Crisis: Global Corporate Social Responsibility during the COVID-19 Pandemic (AAPS) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Greece: Health Implications of the Mediterranean Diet and Culture (NFSC) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Ireland: Global Summer Internship Program (BMGT) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Italy: Architecture, Urbanism and Landscape (ARCH) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Italy: Food Writing (ENGL) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Italy: Landscape Architecture, Architecture and Music (LARC/HONR) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: New Zealand: Global Summer Internship Program (BMGT) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Singapore: Global Summer Internship Program (BMGT) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Spain: Culture, Language, and Literature in Salamanca and Barcelona (SPAN) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Spain: Global Summer Internship Program (BMGT) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: Thailand: Human Trafficking in Context: Reactions to Human Trafficking in South Asia (CCJS/MLAW) Summerterm
UMD-Summer: United Kingdom: British Culture, Art and Life in the UK (ENGL/THET) Summerterm
Program Name Terms offered
UMD-Winter: Australia: Leadership in a Global Context (ENES) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Australia: Sport, Commerce, and Culture in the Global Marketplace (KNES) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Costa Rica: Fire and Jungle: Sustainability, Climate Change and Renewable Energy Systems (ENME) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Cuba: Critical Cultures in Contemporary Cuba (SPAN/LASC) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Cuba: Havana's Art & Culture: The Intersection of Architecture, Planning, Preservation and Economics (ARCH) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Ecuador: Technology, Education and Society: Ecuador in Context (CPSP/LASC/ENES) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Europe: Accounting and Finance: Emerging Tech, ESG, UK and European Regulation, and Historical Foundations (BMGT) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: India: East Meets West: Contrasting Public Health Priorities, Pragmatics and Polemics in the U.S. and India (HLTH) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Indonesia: Social-Ecological Systems, Environmental Policy, and Sustainable Development (PLCY) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Italy: Ancient Greek and Roman Culture in Context (CLAS/ARTH) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Italy: Sustainability, Infrastructure Condition & Safety (ENCE) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Netherlands, Germany and Belgium: International and Multicultural Perspectives in Education (EDUC/CPSP) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: New Zealand: Sustainable Ecosystems (PLSC/ENSP) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Nicaragua: Sustainable Agriculture and Environment (ANSC) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Peru and Panama: Supply Chain Management Study Abroad (BMGT) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Peru: Medicinal Plants of the Amazon (PLSC) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: South Africa: Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Contemporary South African Context (BMGT) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Spain: Cultures of the Contact Zone - Seville, Sepharad, Al-Andalus, and the Atlantic World (SPAN/HONR) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: United Kingdom: Documentary Filmmaking in London (COMM) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: United Kingdom: Tolkien in Oxford (ENGL) Winterterm
UMD-Winter: Vietnam and Singapore: From Here to There - Getting Products to Customers (BMGT) Winterterm