In the summer of 2023, Centre is offering several options for study around the world. Some of the programs that are offered include our returning Barbados and Strasbourg as these are always popular and others will be new courses. Please note that graduating seniors are eligible for these courses. The closing of these applications is earlier this year to give students more time to pay for them. The closing date is Dec 12th and results will be released Dec 21! 

Unveiling for these programs will be on Nov 17, 2022. Deposits of $500 is due on January 6,2023 and the rest of the first payment due by March 3, 2023, and the final payment due on May 2, 2023. 




 France: "The Economics of Tourism" 

Dr. David Anderson ( 

Dates: May 25-June 14

In this course we will investigate economic insights into tourism with Strasbourg as a remarkable case study. Students will dive into the economics of tourism in the contexts of art, history, food, sustainability, business, government, health, and ethics. Topics will include tourism carrying capacity, the indirect effects of tourism spending on employment, exchange rates, globalization, education tourism, and the true costs and benefits of tourism for participants, residents, businesses, communities, and the environment.


To apply, please provide the following information to both and

• One paragraph explaining the reason for your interest in this course.

• Year of graduation from Centre

• Major


• Years of French language study (NONE is necessary, but this will help us determine eligibility for a language-related scholarship)

Information is available at

Here’s a video with information on the course.


Cost: Is discussed in the video above.

Barbados: Primate Research 

Research in Primate Behavior BNS
Travel Dates June 4- June 25


This course offers students the opportunity to study monkeys in their natural habitat. Students will gain a thorough understanding of the behavior of green monkeys; develop proficiency in the methods and data analysis techniques commonly used in field research; gain an appreciation for the rich culture, history and ecology of Barbados, especially as the relate to green monkeys. Students will work with local farmers to develop and test a strategy to mitigate crop raiding. Throughout the course, students will conduct field observations of the monkeys during the day and review book chapters and articles as the basis for discussion during class meetings. After students have collected appropriate behavioral data, they will conduct statistical analyses, and present their findings.

 Directed by Profs. Melissa Burns-Cusato and Brian Cusato. Estimated cost, $3000 (airfare not included).

 APPLICATIONS DUE December 12, 2023.

A $500 non-refundable payment is due by January 6, 2023 and the next payment is due March 3, 2023 and the Final payment is due May 2, 2023. remaining is due by May 2.

Apply for the Barbados course:

Here is the QR code and Qualtrics link:

 El Salvador : American Thought and Philosophy and Liberation Theology in El Salvador: 

Dr. Eva Cadavid ( and Dr. Kiyona Brewster  (PHI/LAS)  

Dates: May 31- June 18

PHI course: This course will introduce students to three central concepts in Latin American thought and philosophy: Identity formation, environmental sustainability, and social empowerment with a focus on gender issues. Students will be expected to engage with the community through a practical project and make connections to identity formation in El Salvador. The students will create a website at the end of the term that will synthesize the theory with the practical projects. LAS course: 

Apply to the above directors by December 12,2022. Deposit of $500 due on January 6, 2023 and the final payment due on May 2, 2023.

Tahiti: The J. David Grissom Intensive Language Study Abroad Course during summer 2023   

The J. David Grissom Intensive Language Study Abroad for summer 2022 is led by Dr. Christian Wood and Dr. Marc DeMont. FRE 466 and 

Dates July 2,2023-July 21,2023

Subsidized Language Immersion: cultural capstone (festival) up to 7 students equivalent of FRE 261, 271, or higher.

Cost: $1,568.75 Apply to the above directors by December 12,2022. Deposit of $500 due on January 6, 2023 and the final payment due on May 2, 2023.









Austria: "Conflict, Challenge, and Change: State-Society- Religion


Dr. Satty Flaherty-Echeverria (

The theme of the international school is Conflict, Challenge, and Change State – Society – Religion GUSEGG 2023 will offer a discussion on how conflict, challenge, and change determine our lives as individuals and as a society. Our times are marked by various conflicts and antagonisms arising from challenging circumstances: climate change, war, inequality, poverty, hunger, pandemics. The problems faced today are conceived of in different ways: as unexpected tragedies, as predictable outcomes of past behavior, as the result of systematic and structural processes, or as the consequence of individual actions or even chance. Cost $4537

Up to 5 students, proficiency in German or other languages is highly encouraged

DATES: July 1, 2023-July 18, 2023. 

COST: $4537 (includes accommodations and all meals)

APPLICATIONS DUE December 12, 2022.

 A $500 non-refundable payment is due by January 6, 2023, next payment due March 3, 2023 and final payment due May 2, 2023.


USA: National Parks: Conservation in the National Parks

Dr. Claire O'Quinn claire.O' 

Visits to Lake Tahoe, NV, Sequoia & King National Parks: CA: Yosemite National Park, CA: Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA. Our course will introduce students to the history of conservation in America through California’s National Park System. The formation of the National Park System coincided with the formation of the modern conservation movement in the late 19th century. Throughout the course, students will explore three aspects of California’s National Parks. First, they will learn a about the history of each individual park we will visit, including why and when they were established, and conservation studies and practices taking place in the parks. Second, they will learn about the unique ecosystems found within California’s National Park, what ecosystem services they provide, why they are worth conserving, and current threats to those ecosystems with an emphasis on global climate change. Finally, students will also learn about the cultural significance of these lands to generations of Americans and indigenous peoples. Cost $3750 includes flights, transportation, housing, equipment rentals, and at least 2 meals a day. 

Dates: June 4-June 23

A $500 non-refundable payment is due by January 6, 2023 and the next payment is due March 3, 2023 and the final payment is due by May 2, 2023..