Semester & Academic Year Programs
Spending a semester or academic year abroad can be one of the most impactful experiences you'll have during your time at Davidson. Every year, Davidson sends dozens of students abroad on semester-length study abroad or away programs. Review the information on this page to explore your Davidson and partner program options, and determine whether a semester or academic year program is right for you.
Why consider a semester or academic year program?The idea of short- and long-term study abroad is relative, but it is undeniable that studying abroad for a semester or academic year can offer a different experience than just spending a few weeks abroad. Going abroad for a full semester or academic year allows students the opportunity to truly immerse themselves in the host culture.
All students planning to go abroad for a semester or academic year must select a program from the approved programs list. The list is generous, with both Davidson-led and partner programs, totaling more than 120 options spanning across all disciplines and most of the globe. The options reflect many different locations, course offerings, GPA requirements, and cost factors. The OEAA encourages all students to meet with an advisor to help determine the type of program that will work well for their academic, professional, and personal goals.