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types of programs

Program Duration

Misericordia University offers you the opportunity to study abroad-away for a summer session or sessions, a semester or during a spring break. Your choice of duration might be a function of a variety of factors. You will need to consider your major (what courses you need and when can you do them abroad) and what sort of personal and/or family needs you have relative to being away.
Types of Study Abroad-Away Programs

There are several different types of study abroad-away programs you have access to:
  • Short-term Misericordia Faculty-led programs which usually take place in the summer or in some instances, the month of January or over spring break.
  • Semester and summer programs where you are enrolled in a foreign university.
  • Semester and summer programs that are designed specifically for American universities.
  • Short-term Misericordia-led Service programs which usually take place in the summer, the month of January or Spring break.
Program Locations
  • Study Abroad programs are currently located in: Australia, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Spain and Wales.
  • Misericordia University Faculty-Led study programs are currently located in: Canada, Ireland, Italy and Tanzania.
  • Misericordia University Service Programs are currently located in: Jamaica and Tanzania.
Here are some photos submitted by students who have completed the OT International Service-Learning Trip in Jamaica:
Maria Weidemoyer and Amanda Casem John Ignatovich and Dr. Dessoye Jamie Opela
Using the sensory board.  Left:  Maria Weidemoyer   Right:  Amanda Casem
Working on positioning and wheelchair adaptations at My Father’s House. 
Pictured: John Ignatovich and
Dr. Jennifer Dessoye
Feeding at My Father’s House.  
Pictured:  Jamie Opela