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Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Jillian Madden (31135) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.7
Language of Instruction: English, Samoan Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Homestay, Hostel/Hotel Program Provider: SIT
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: Diverse studies available (see below) Fall Calendar: Late August to early December
Spring Calendar: Late January to mid-May Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center Academic Calendar: Spring 2022
Additional Prerequisites: N/A Application Deadline: Spring Deadline 2
Program Description:

Located in an island nation northeast of Australia and New Zealand, this program examines the social, economic, and political impacts of globalization, westernization, and climate change in Oceania. In addition to coursework, students complete an independent study project during the last month of their program. Students experience a breadth of Pacific Island life through two unique homestays in Amaile and Apia, Samoa, an orientation in Hawaii, and a nine day trip to Fiji.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 09/11/2024 09/12/2024 TBA TBA