LMU Summer Abroad offers a unique and exciting opportunity for students to continue learning from LMU’s world-class faculty whose expertise span the globe. Join your LMU peers and embark on one of our faculty-led summer programs for an immersive academic experience as you explore the sights, sounds and culture of a new city abroad!
LMU SUMMER IN BOLOGNA
LMU Summer in Bologna is a four-week program in Bologna, Italy in which students will take one or two courses taught by LMU. The medieval city is home to regal theatres, some of the nation's finest restaurant, hosts the world's oldest university and is famous for its graffiti-embellished piazzas. All students will also attend The Cinema Ritrovato festival, the largest and most prestigious film restoration festival in the world!
LMU SUMMER IN BONN
LMU Summer in Bonn is a five-week program in Bonn, Germany.
In a longstanding partnership with the Akademie für Internationale Bildung (AIB), this program allows students to progress in their major and core curriculum courses in a country that is synonymous with important technological and artistic achievements. Through class and program excursions and special presentations, students gain exposure to modern-day Germany and the European Union, while also experiencing and learning about German culture.
LMU SUMMER IN CROATIA
LMU Summer in Croatia is a five-week summer program that will explore Zagreb, Croatia, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Vis, Croatia. This program will examine the dynamics of conflict and the challenges involved in bringing about reconciliation among groups divided by distrust and enmity. You will meet and converse with war survivors, and political, religious, and intellectual figures. This, in turn, will allow you to examine tendencies to exclusion and violence in their own lives, and to develop hospitable practices and attitudes that lead to peace.
LMU SUMMER IN NEW ZEALAND
LMU Summer in New Zealand consists of an intensive, four-week cross-cultural experience in one of the world’s most beautiful countries. With a strong emphasis on the indigenous Maori culture and encountering New Zealand history, as well as a special emphasis on learning about New Zealand through art and cultural diversity, this faculty-led program introduces students to the multi-faceted history and contemporary context of this exciting country.
LMU SUMMER IN OXFORD
The LMU Summer in Oxford program is a four-week long program where students get to live the life of an Oxford university student at Queen’s College: living in the university dorms, attending classes, dining in the great hall, and punting along the river in the afternoons. This summer come explore Oxford and Queen’s and wander along the cobbled lanes, get lost in the great libraries, have afternoon tea, and live in the city that was home to such notable personalities as Oscar Wilde, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Hugh Grant.
LMU SUMMER IN PARIS
LMU Summer in Paris is a five-week summer program in Paris, France. Spend your summer surrounded by the iconic Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and the glamorous avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in French culture by visiting museums, architectural sites, and attending art performances. Discover all that France has to offer while earning upper-division credit in courses taught by LMU professors and developing your French language skills. Experience a city of excellent food, joie de vivre, creativity, literature, philosophy, and science this summer by participating in LMU Summer in Paris.
LMU SUMMER IN ROME
Picture yourself walking past the coliseum on your way to the day’s lecture and chatting in Italian as you enjoy a raspberry gelato under the warm Mediterranean sun. The LMU Summer in Rome program provides an immersive academic experience to students seeking to make this Italian capital city their new home for five weeks. Living in shared private apartments, students are taught by LMU faculty and engage in coursework designed to expose the rich history, culture, and livelihoods that make up modern Rome.
LMU SUMMER IN ROME: CHRISTIANITY AND ART
Experience a vibrant city, beautiful art, awe-inspiring ruins, and delicious food! LMU Summer in Rome: Christianity and Art is a two-week program led by LMU faculty in Rome, Italy where the students take the Christian Faith and Visual Culture in Rome class. Home to popes, final resting place of martyrs, and a crossroads of cultural exchange, Rome’s unique history is closely intertwined with the development of Christian thought and practice.
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LMU SUMMER IN SPETSES
LMU Summer in Spetses is an LMU faculty-led program that begins in Athens where students visit the magnificent Acropolis, the ancient Agora, and various museums around the city. The next stop is the beautiful island of Spetses, famous for its history, distinctive architecture, stately mansions, and lovely beaches. The group spends three weeks in Spetses during their academic program. At the end of our stay in Spetses, the group will travel all around Greece for a week visiting world significant archeological sites. Come spend the summer exploring ancient and modern Greece.
SUMMER 2020 IN PRAGUE -INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS VENTURING & SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC: PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS
Experience the business environment of Europe through this exciting, experiential summer program in the vibrant city of Prague in the Czech Republic! Through company visits, class lectures, and project-based activities, students will gain an inside look at various industries and their organizational cultures. After spending several weeks getting to know Prague, the group will travel together to Berlin for a cross-cultural comparison.
LMU DESIGN IN KOREA
LMU Design in Korea is a three-week summer program in Seoul, the largest metropolis of South Korea. In Korea, you will enjoy a dazzling range of experiences, beautiful landscapes and 5000 years of culture and history. This program in collaboration with the Hanbok Advancement Center (part of the Ministry of Culture in Seoul) offers student participants unique opportunities for cultural events and lectures from local artists and historians. Add a global experience to your summer by participating in LMU Design in Korea!