This page includes information from Yale's partner universities and Yale faculty collaborations about select opportunities for study abroad that may be of interest to you. Most of these programs are too short in length to be eligible for Yale transfer credit, but are listed here as alternative opportunities in case the program is a good fit for your interests and goals.
Tsinghua University in Beijing, China offers a multidisciplinary opportunity to better understand China and Tsinghua University.
The University of Hong Kong Summer Institute offers a wide range of programmes from different faculties, providing quality learning and rare chances to study abroad for students. The programmes are open to all undergraduates and are best suited for students who are looking to expand their academic and cultural horizons during summer in one of the most vibrant cities in Asia.
This program in Beijing, China offers a wide spectrum of English-taught courses ranging from those specific to individual disciplines to the integration of multiple disciplines, such as philosophy, culture, literature, economics, politics, international relations, as well as traditional body exercise and sports. It also provides Chinese language courses to students at beginner's level. 4 courses at the PKU Summer School are part of the Global Summer Program and are eligible for general transfer credit. Visit the Global Summer Program page for the listing of courses.
Ashoka University welcomes international students for the Ashoka summer session. It includes exciting modules for a unique learning experience in a global classroom with Ashoka students. The residential campus provides a great opportunity to learn about India, get a global perspective in classroom discussions and debates; and explore New Delhi and other cities over the weekends to get a cultural taste of a vibrant country.
The Zvi Meitar summer program is part of the Zvi Meitar Institute for the Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies, a multidisciplinary institute at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel’s first private Institution for Higher Education. The Institute was founded and is directed by Dov Greenbaum, who is on staff both at the IDC and in the Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University. The overarching goal of the institute is to examine the ethical, legal, and social implications of new and emerging technologies, particularly disruptive technologies. The summer program provides a condensed version of the successful year long academic program offered to students of the IDC.
David Simon, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Chair in Yale's Department of Political Science will be collaborating on this 2-week course offered by Monash University. This unit will bring together students from Monash campuses in Australia and South Africa to study the contemporary histories of post-genocide and post-conflict societies, through two specific cases: the South African approach after apartheid and local and global responses to the Rwandan genocide.
Note: These programs are not on the Yale Designated Study Abroad program list and have not been approved for credit. A summer program must be 4 weeks in length or longer to be eligible to petition for transfer credit.