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Humanities Programs and Courses

Study abroad offers numerous opportunities for students who are interested in the humanities. Students majoring in the humanities will find that a semester or a year abroad can enhance their resumes and their careers.


Many study abroad programs offer challenging internship opportunities for students who enjoy engaging their writing and research skills. A museum internship in London or a theater internship in Berlin aren’t just highlights on your resume; they can lead to exciting internships and career opportunities back in the United States, or even in other overseas locations in the future.

Many students believe that if they are studying the humanities abroad, they need to be proficient or fluent in a foreign language. This is not always the case. Many English-language programs are located in the United Kingdom, Ghana, South Africa, India, Ireland, Australia, or New Zealand.

Students also have opportunities to begin learning a new language through University-sponsored English-language programs in:

  • Austria
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Egypt
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jordan
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan


Students will find a diverse offering of humanities courses overseas. These programs are designed to immerse students in the literatures, arts, and religions of many cultures. Nearly all Rochester-sponsored programs offer courses in the humanities.