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Short-Term Programs

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Short-term programs are an exciting and rewarding way to study away with Stanford University. Taught and led by Stanford faculty, these programs are specifically designed to integrate course content and program location.

BOSP Summer Programs Virtual Information Session

Learn more about the programs that BOSP will be offering this upcoming Summer Quarter 21-22, including information about our Short-Term Programs, Quarter-Length Programs in Santiago and Cape Town, and internship opportunities in Germany and Japan. 

Zebras on the 2018 South Africa Short-term Program

Overview

Learn more about the program structure, cost, financial assistance and more.

Students pose for a picture on short-term program in Southern France

Explore Short-Term Programs

Learn more about the academic focus, geographic location, and logistical details for each program.

Students enjoy a snack on the 2019 BOSP Overseas Seminar in Australia

Health and Safety

Take time to consider the program conditions and preparation required for your program(s) of interest.

Visiting a large coal mine in Chile

How to Apply

Review application processes, criteria and timelines prior to applying.

Sand dune in Namibia

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out our list of FAQs for more details about participation requirements, travel arrangements, health insurance and more.