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Hampshire Exchange Programs

Semester/year off-campus programs sponsored by Hampshire College

Exchange programs are sponsored by Hampshire in that they are administered by the global education office and follow a home school tuition policy. These semester or year-long programs have either been designed by Hampshire faculty or were created through an affiliation with an academic institution that complements Hampshire’s academic program in some way.  They offer a variety of opportunities for language study, community engagement, coursework, independent research projects, internships, and more! Participation in an exchange program is considered a full semester of enrollment that will count toward graduation. 

New for Fall 2017: Hampshire Exchange in New Zealand!

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  • Division II and 1st semester Division III students are eligible to participate
  • Program-specific restrictions may apply
  • Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing to qualify for a semester of exchange.
  • Detailed information on eligibility requirements and policies is available under the Exchange, Field Study, and Short-term Field Course section of the Hampshire College Handbook


Students interested in a Hampshire exchange program work with their faculty committees to make sure the program aligns with the student's concentration and academic goals. Students are also expected to meet with the GEO program advisor or faculty program director to discuss their plans and expectations, learn more about the details of the program and the environment, and understand the application requirements. Students should consider fulfilling divisional requirements through exchange, such as:

For general information on the application process and deadlines, visit Applying to a Hampshire Exchange Program.


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