Short-term (2-8 weeks) study away experience led by UIS faculty. Typically scheduled during the summer term or intersession periods.


Short-term (2-8 weeks) study away experience led by UIS faculty; typically, summer term or intersession breaks.

  • Tuition/Fees: UIS Range.
  • Curriculum created by UIS Academic Program instructor.
  • Financial Aid eligibility depends upon student’s financial aid award.
  • Travel scholarships available based on student’s eligibility.
  • Travel Arrangements: SAP program.
  • Learn more about faculty-led short-term programs.

Related Course(s)

  • ECCE: Global Experience: Topic Varies – UNI 460 (3-12 credit hour range) OR
  • UIS Academic Department hosting experience -course offering (credit hour range varies).
  • Qualifies for ECCE Engagement Experience, ECCE-Global Awareness (undergrad students only) or general elective for all students.


  • Travel for shorter period alongside friends and classmates.
  • Trips centered around a specific field or topic allowing you to learn while experiencing what you’re learning.
  • Great way to create a global network, make new connections and meet diverse individuals and groups.
  • Increased fluency in another language and develop a broader cultural perspective and understand of thoughts and opinions.
  • An enhanced resume setting you apart from others.

Requirements/ Prerequisites

  • UIS student in good academic standing.
  • Host academic department specified prerequisites as applicable (varies on selected program).

How to apply/ register

  • Meet with SAP director.
  • Complete SAP application by deadline.
  • Submit all required documents.

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