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Semester and Full Year Programs

Sweet Briar College encourages its students to consider study abroad through one of its sponsored or affiliated programs.

Sweet Briar College Programs

Sweet Briar College Junior Year in France
Paris, France
Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Full Academic Year | Summer

Sacré-Cœur Basilica – Paris, France

Sacré-Cœur Basilica – Paris, FranceThe Sweet Briar Junior Year in France is the oldest coeducational intercollegiate program in Paris. The program offers foreign study in Tours (two-week orientation session) and Paris for one term or a full academic year to well prepared students who are especially interested in the language, history, and culture of France or who desire to specialize in such subjects as art, history, international affairs, or political science. For more information, contact the Junior Year in France office.

 


 

Sweet Briar College Junior Year in Spain
Seville, Spain
Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Full Academic Year | Summer

Mudejar Pavillion – Seville, Spain

Mudejar Pavillion – Seville, SpainThe Sweet Briar College Junior Year in Spain is an intercollegiate, educational study abroad program which offers students an opportunity to study at the University of Seville, one of Spain’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning, and to live and explore the historic city of Seville. For more information, contact the Junior Year in Spain office.


Sweet Briar College Exchange Programs

University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany
Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Full Academic Year

Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg, GermanySweet Briar students of German may study for one term or for the entire academic year at the University of Heidelberg through the University of Heidelberg exchange program. For more information, contact Professor Ronald Horwege at horwege@sbc.edu.

 


Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts
Kyoto, Japan
Fall Semester

Golden Pavilion Temple – Kyoto, Japan

Golden Pavilion Temple – Kyoto, JapanThe Japanese Studies Program at Doshisha Women’s College was started in 1992. This fall semester program offers both Japanese language courses, and courses in Japanese culture conducted in English. Prior knowledge of Japanese is not required. All students stay with Japanese families whose daughters attend the college. The campus is located midway between Kyoto, Nara, and Osaka, and provides students with easy access to these major cultural centers. For more information, contact the Director of International Studies.


University of St. Andrews
St. Andrews, Scotland
Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Full Academic Year

St. Andrews Cathedral Ruins – St. Andrews, Scotland

St. Andrews Cathedral Ruins – St. Andrews, ScotlandSince the early 1930s, Sweet Briar has had a special relationship with St. Andrews University in Scotland. Up to 10 students each year are recommended to the faculties of St. Andrews for admission as visiting students for the junior year. Candidates for study at St. Andrews must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and will be considered on the basis of their fields of study and academic records, as well as their capacity for independent work and their maturity. For more information, contact the Director of International Studies.

 


Affiliated Study Abroad Programs

Wake Forest University/SASASAAS China Program
Beijing, China
Fall Semester

Forbidden City – Beijing, China

Forbidden City – Beijing, ChinaThe Wake Forest University/SASASAAS China Program is a one-semester program in Chinese language, culture, and current affairs designed exclusively for students who attend schools that are members of the Southern Atlantic States Association for Asian and African Studies. This program is different from most study abroad programs in China in that students do not need a background in the language. Except for the language courses (Beginning to Advanced), all other courses are taught in English. For more information, contact the Director of International Studies or Professor John Goulde at goulde@sbc.edu.


Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies(ICCS)
Rome, Italy
Fall Semester | Spring Semester

Colosseum – Rome, Italy

Colosseum – Rome, ItalyThe Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome (ICCS), established in 1965 by representatives of 10 American colleges and universities, provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to study Greek and Latin literature, ancient history, and archaeology and ancient art in Rome. For more information, contact the Director of International Studies or Professor Eric Casey at ecasey@sbc.edu.