About this Program

CIEE’s Open Campus Block programs are unique, flexible study abroad programs that give you, the student, control over the design of your study abroad experience - from courses, to length, to destination! CIEE has Open Campuses in 20 cities around the world - Amsterdam*, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dublin, Kyoto, London, Madrid, Milan, Monteverde, Paris, Prague, Rome, Santiago, Seoul*, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, and Yucatan. For the 12-week program, you can study for the full 12 weeks in one location or have a comparative experience by spending each 6-week block in a different location! *Amsterdam and Seoul Open Campus will start Spring 2025*


  • Housing is included
    • Dorm
    • Apartment
    • Homestay

Program Dates

  • Fall Semester: mid-August to mid-December
  • Spring Semester: early January to early May

Application Steps

  1. Complete Module I of Global Engagement with Education Abroad Canvas course, including Education Abroad 101 and attending a Planning Meeting with your Education Advisor.
  2. Complete the SU-Sponsored/SU-Exchange Program Application in Module II of the Canvas course by February 1 for selected program.

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The following are scholarships that are associated with this particular program. Scholarship application dates can vary, please check accordingly.


  • Credit Range: 15-18
  • Credit System: U.S. Semester Credits
  • Credit Conversion Rate: 1 U.S. Semester Credit = 1.5 SU Quarter Credits
  • Quarter Range: 22.5-27
  • Credit Per Course: 3
  • Average Courseload: 5-6