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Short-Term Field Courses

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Hampshire College offers a number of faculty-led short-term field courses that provide students the opportunity for off-campus study and research either elsewhere in the U.S. or abroad. These courses are offered during January or summer and are generally 2-4 weeks in length. 

Winter 2018

Deadline to apply: October 13, 2017

Summer 2018

Deadline to apply: March 2, 2018


Looking for summer opportunities on-campus? Visit Hampshire's Summer Programs

Upcoming Events

  • Short-term Field Course Interest Session | September 14, 4 p.m, Airport Lounge
    • Learn more about courses being offered, eligibility, application and selection process, and financial planning.
  • Check GEO's Calendar for upcoming Navigating Study Abroad Information Sessions and study abroad tables
  • Sign up for the GEO Listserv to find out about additional events

General Information

Courses that are 2-4 weeks in length are considered equivalent to a semester-long course, for which Hampshire recommends four transfer credits. The academic level and prerequisites vary by program. Courses offered differ each year, and previous field courses may or may not repeat in future years. All Hampshire short-term field courses have an application, course fee, and registration process administered through the global education office. 


If you have any questions about short-term field courses, eligibility, or how to apply, please contact the global education office:

Heather St. Germaine

If you have questions about a specific short-term field course's academic content, please contact the faculty director for the course. 

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Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002