Study Abroad

Learn outside the classroom.

The Ruth S. Ammon School of Education offers many opportunities for you experience other cultures while studying abroad. Programs led by Adelphi faculty are offered during the January intersession and spring break session. These short-term study abroad programs have limited enrollment.

Upcoming Trips

Late Spring

Sport-Based Youth and Community Development in Jamaica
Travel Dates: May 2231, 2015

In this global service-learning course, students will actively examine youth and community development through sport and physical activity in Jamaica. In partnership with community stakeholders, students will develop, implement, and evaluate a sport-based youth and community development program in Jamaica, along with exploring the influence of culture, context, and community.

» View details and application for Sport-Based Youth and Community Development in Jamaica

Past Trips

Spring Break

Exploring Disability Issues Internationally
Travel Dates:
March 13–22, 2015

This interdisciplinary program in Paris, France, includes an experiential learning component providing an awareness of contemporary issues in the fields of special education and psychology relevant to the needs of exceptional learners. This comparative course provides an overview of special education law and processes as well as the historical and philosophical bases of special education in both the United States and France.

» View details and application for Exploring Disability Issues


Comparative and Cultural Education in India
Travel Dates: January 3–16, 2015

Currently, individuals with disabilities in India are either served in segregated programs or, in the case of infants and young children, they receive very few services. Students will have the opportunity to travel to Kerala, a state in southwest India, to learn about the special education system, family practices, traditions and cultures in the country. 

» Learn more about Comparative and Cultural Education in India

Global Student Teaching

Student teach abroad through Adelphi’s affiliation with the Global Student Teaching program of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 

» Learn more about Global Student Teaching opportunities

For any questions regarding opportunities to study abroad, please contact The Center for International Education.

» See more study abroad opportunities


For further information, please contact:

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education
p – 516.877.4100

Center for International Education
Nexus Building, Room 145
p – 516.877.3487
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