Open Programs

Applications are currently open for the following 2023–24 study abroad opportunities, including nine UChicago faculty-led thematic programs. Thematic programs offer a range of courses across disciplines, some of which meet major, minor, or general education requirements. To learn more, visit the individual program pages (find links below!).

Intensive Language and Direct Enrollment Programs

Toledo: Intermediate Spanish

Immerse yourself in Spanish language, art, and culture next autumn. The Spanish Art course may count toward the College’s Arts Core requirement. Apply for the Autumn 2023 program by Friday, April 21 (the extended deadline).

Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin

The application for the Spring 2024 semester at Freie Universität Berlin—a two-quarter (Winter and Spring) option—will remain open until Monday, October 2.

Winter 2024 Thematic Programs

Final Application Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2023

London: Economics

Learn further the methods and applications of economics in specific areas such as experimental economics, money and banking, and finance/strategic thinking.

Paris: Cinema and Media Studies

Explore the study of film and related media at the University of Chicago Center in Paris.

Paris: Global Health

Take courses in Paris focused on epidemiology, microbiology, and the broader social, political, and economic forces that shape global health issues.

Paris: Social Sciences - Critical Theory

The Critical Theory sequence in Paris is offered in partnership with the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT). In Winter 2024, courses will address themes of crisis, empire, and ideology.

Spring 2024 Thematic Programs

Early Application Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2023

Barcelona: Public Policy

Study comparative public policy with Harris Public Policy faculty in Barcelona.

Paris: Art History

Details coming soon.

Paris: Astronomy

Study theoretical and observational astronomy in Paris and fulfill your Physical Sciences Core requirement.

Paris: Human Rights

Complete three Human Rights minor core courses in Paris.

Paris: Mathematics

Further your math studies, intensively and in the company of a small group of like-minded students, in Paris.