Middlebury offers several opportunities for students to take field-based and experiential learning courses that might otherwise be difficult to accommodate during the regular academic year.
These programs do not have a language element and are taught entirely in English.
Middlebury School of the Environment
This six-week environmental studies program is based in Yunnan Province, China, with dual sites in Kunming and Dali. The program includes three college courses within a specially designed immersive curriculum that integrates core work, electives, leadership training, and field experiences.
Learn more about the School of the Environment.
Middlebury Museum Studies in Oxford
Spend six weeks in the heart of Oxford, England, with access to world-renowned museum collections at the Compton Verney, Ashmolean Museum, Natural History Museum, and Museum of the History of Science. Gain unparalleled insight into the structure, management, and activities of museums, as well as the British approach to historic preservation.
Learn more about Museum Studies.
Middlebury Summer Studies in Oxford
In this six-week “taster” of the Middlebury-CMRS Oxford Humanities Program, students take two credit-bearing courses and have access to a wealth of academic resources. The curriculum includes a tutorial, a hallmark of the Oxford educational system, which is tailored towards their academic interests.
Learn more about Summer Studies in Oxford
Performing Arts & Community Engagement in Uganda
(suspended for 2021)
This four-week course (currently for Middlebury College students only) will allow students to immerse themselves in a community of musical instrument makers, exploring the use of the performing arts as a means to effect positive change.
Learn more about Performing Arts & Community Engagement.