PROGRAMS ABROAD FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The Experiment offers high school summer abroad programs on five continents that empower young people to step off the beaten path, experience the world as a classroom, immerse themselves fully in another culture, and build the knowledge and skills needed to confront critical global issues.

  • Ecuador

    Ecuador: The Galápagos Islands & The Andes

    Explore Ecuador’s natural wonders, from the Andes mountains to the Amazon basin and the Galápagos archipelago. See seals in their natural habitat, snorkel, hike a volcano, and take in the country’s vast biodiversity.

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  • France

    France: French Language & Culture

    Advance your French language through classes and cultural immersion. Find inspiration while visiting the world’s most celebrated art museums in Paris and go on a quest to capture the city’s charm under the guidance of a French photographer.

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  • France

    France: Cultural Discovery

    Discover the richness of France through its diverse cultures and regions—from Paris to a border community and its neighboring country.

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  • Germany

    Germany: International Relations & The E.U.

    Travel through Germany and visit Belgium and France as you learn about international politics and gain fascinating insights into the European Union.

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  • Ghana

    Internship: Ghana Contemporary Art & Culture

    Experience West Africa through the lens of Sankofa, a Ghanaian concept that links the past with a sustainable future. Working with a local organization, you’ll learn to appreciate the importance of Africa’s tangible and imagined histories as you earn college credit and prepare for your future career.

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  • Japan

    Japan: Anime & Manga

    Immerse yourself in the anime and manga capital of the world. Develop your illustration skills and design techniques through interactive classes with industry experts.

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  • Japan

    Japan: Japanese Language & Culture

    Study Japanese through intensive language training and exciting activities. Explore vibrant Tokyo neighborhoods and live with a family in a different region.  

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  • Jordan

    Jordan: Arabic Language & The Middle East

    Develop your Arabic language skills and earn academic credit while exploring Jordan’s social, political, and environmental landscapes. Explore the country’s ancient landmarks, such as Petra and the Dead Sea.

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  • Netherlands

    The Netherlands: LGBTQ+ Rights & Advocacy

    Discover the Netherlands’ progressive approach to LGBTQ+ rights, gender issues, and sex education. Develop college and professional skills as you learn how to become a better advocate for the community.

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  • Peru

    Internship: Peru Environmental Studies & Indigenous Peoples

    Earn college credit and gain professional skills and cross-cultural experience through a group internship with a community organization or NGO focused on environmental conservation and indigenous practices in Peru.

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  • Portugal

    Portugal: Environmental Studies & Climate Change

    Earn college credit and develop career-building skills while living and learning in the 2020 European Green Capital, Lisbon. Learn how Portugal is addressing environmental challenges through conservation projects, sustainable agriculture production, resource management, and environmental justice practices.

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  • Serbia & Croatia

    Serbia & Croatia: Peace & Conflict Studies

    Earn college credit in Serbia and Croatia as you explore peace and post-conflict transformation, European Union policies and politics, youth activism and engagement in peacebuilding and conflict transformation. 

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  • South Korea

    South Korea: K-Culture & Peacebuilding

    Explore themes of peace and conflict resolution while experiencing South Korea’s distinct blend of modern K-pop culture and ancient traditions.

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  • Spain

    Spain: Cultural Discovery

    Explore Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, and Toledo as you learn about the differences in cultures across Spain’s distinct regions. Experience flamenco, taste tapas, see renowned works of art, and interact with locals along the way.

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  • Spain

    Spain: Spanish Language & Culture

    Improve your Spanish with formal language training as you explore Madrid and Andalucía’s cultural landmarks and hidden treasures.

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  • Switzerland

    Switzerland: Global Health & Humanitarian Action

    Get an introduction to global health and the institutional and government complexities of Geneva, the world’s capital city of health and humanitarian actionEarn college credit as you investigate the specific contribution and impact of development agencies on public and global health. 

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