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Maymester & Winter Terms

SIS Short-Term Programs in Siena and Brussels

Experience a life-changing study abroad journey with SIS Intercultural Study Abroad, offering two incredible destinations: Siena or Brussels. Immerse yourself in the captivating medieval town of Siena, where history and charm converge in an unforgettable setting. Explore its picturesque streets, immerse yourself in Italian culture, and create lasting memories. Alternatively, venture into the vibrant city of Brussels, a hub of international significance with a rich history and multicultural ambiance. Discover its iconic landmarks, indulge in diverse cuisines, and embrace the cosmopolitan atmosphere. Whether you choose the enchantment of Siena or the dynamic allure of Brussels, SIS Intercultural Study Abroad guarantees an exceptional educational experience. Expand your horizons, embrace new cultures, and make the most of your study abroad adventure with SIS.

SIS currently offers Maymester and Winter Term programs with credits in Siena, Italy and Brussels, Belgium

What you get with Maymester or Winter Term

These are special SIS programs where students have the opportunity to study abroad for a shorter period of time. During the three week program, students will choose one full-length course (45 hours) and take one mini-course of 15 hours of Italian Language (Siena) or French Language (Brussels). All students are hosted with one of our host families, and all meals are provided when with the program. What is especially unique about the Maymester & Winter Term offerings is that, for the first time ever, select SIS content courses can be taken in English. No previous knowledge of Italian or French is required (though beginners are welcome in ALL SIS programs!). As with all SIS programs, a series of course-related and additional cultural activities and visits will be included.

Siena, Italy Short-Term Programs

Experience the vibrant spirit of Siena, Italy with SIS Intercultural Study Abroad. Live with host families, learn Italian, and earn university credits. Join us for a unique and unforgettable three weeks in Siena.

Brussels, Belgium Short-Term Programs

There is probably no better place in Europe for a true intercultural study abroad experience than Brussels.  Belgium, as a nation, is in fact a shining example of multicultural cooperation with its three official languages – French, Dutch and German – spoken by three different communities.