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W&M Summer Programs

W&M Summer Faculty-Led Programs! Explore programs below!

Programs with an * are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2022.

Adelaide, Cambridge, Goa, Prague Summer Session II, and St. Petersburg summer programs have extended their application deadline till  February 8, 2022. 


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W&M Summer Faculty-Led Programs

Each summer, W&M faculty direct short-term study abroad programs administered by the Global Education Office (GEO) in the Reves Center: 

List of W&M Faculty-Led Programs

Salvador, Brazil*


Rome and Pompeii, Italy*


 Santiago de Compostela, Spain*


St Andrews, Scotland



St. Petersburg, Russia


Taktse, Bhutan


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Why participate on a W&M faculty-led summer program?
  • It's a Unique Study Abroad Experience
    • W&M Faculty-led programs provide an opportunity for international engagement and understanding. These programs aim to create communities where global leaders are built through intentional experiential learning and activities. 
  • W&M Faculty Led
    • Courses are taught by W&M faculty and/or faculty from partner institutions.
  • W&M Credits and Grades
    • W&M credits and grades earned are posted on the William & Mary transcript.
    • All programs fulfill the COLL 300 requirement
  • W&M Support
    • The W&M Program Directors, Reves Center, and partner institutions work together to provide support to W&M students before and while abroad.
    • Program Directors on programs receive specialized training from GEO and Reves Center staff, along with other W&M offices.
  • W&M Experiential Learning 
    • Programs designed to connect students to the host culture by academically engaging students inside and outside of the classroom.
    • Each program connects the W&M courses to the study abroad location. 
W&M Summer Program Application Deadlines 
  • Students pay a non-refundable program application fee of $75.
  • New for Summer 2022, there is a priority deadline of December 1, 2021.
    • Students who apply by December 1 will be given priority on eligibility for programs and scholarships.  
    • Please note that programs may need their capacity at the December 1 dedline and may not be accepting new applicants after that time, so to ensure best consideration for your first choice program, we encourage you to apply by December 1. 
  • Regular deadline: February 1, 2022.  
  • Please visit the study abroad portal to open an application
Scholarships for W&M Summer Programs
W&M Summer Abroad Handbook 
  • This handbook offers guidelines that we hope students will find useful in making their preparations for participating in William & Mary’s Summer Abroad programs. Download Summer Abroad Handbook (pdf)
Watch the Summer Study Abroad Workshop Video
Third Party Summer Programs 

Some students opt to go on a Third Party program during the summer. These programs are often popular with students looking for experiences in locations where W&M does not currently offer direct programming. These types of programs cover a vast array of experiences. Students should visit the Third Party Programs page for more information.

W&M ROTC Project GO

Project GO (Global Officers) is an initiative sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) aimed at improving the language skills, regional expertise, and intercultural communication skills of future military officers. Learn more about W&M's Project GO summer Chinese and Russian language programs.