Research/Independent Study

Find your best fit! A sample of semester programs with a focus on research and independent study:

Exchange (Hampshire-sponsored programs)

Institute for Central American Development Studies (ICADS)

Hampshire in China

Hampshire in Cuba

Hampshire in Germany

Semester in Environmental Science (SES)

Field Study (Non-Hampshire-sponsored programs)

Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL)






Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS)

School for Field Studies (SFS)

SIT Study Abroad

South India Term Abroad (SITA)

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The programs listed above are a sample of your options and are intended as inspiration from which to begin the search for YOUR “Best Fit” program. Students are encouraged to explore all opportunities that match their personal and academic goals.

Consider a Short-Term Option
2-4 weeks off-campus study in the U.S. or abroad
Explore Hampshire's short-term field courses to see if a course is being offered in your field of study this year.
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