Field Study Programs

Stu­dents have the oppor­tu­nity to extend their learn­ing beyond the class­room in our inno­v­a­tive Field Study Programs.

*Please note we will have NEW pro­gram offer­ings for Sum­mer 2015 which will be announced ear­li­est Octo­ber 3, 2014.*

2015 Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions (DOC) Appli­ca­tion Timeline:

  • Octo­ber 3, 2014: Dead­line for DOC pro­gram approvals. Deci­sions will be announced on a rolling basis.
  • Octo­ber 13, 2014: Stu­dents begin apply­ing for DOC pro­grams (appli­ca­tion accessed through OISP web­site and myNEU).
  • Octo­ber 23, 2014: Dia­logue Fair —  11:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. at Curry Stu­dent Cen­ter Indoor Quad 
  • Octo­ber 13, 2014 – Jan­u­ary 26, 2015: Appli­ca­tions open and remain open until pro­grams are filled and closed.

Field Study Programs

Domini­can Republic

The Field Research Study in the Domini­can Repub­lic is built on the prin­ci­ples of rural micro-finance, vil­lage bank­ing and the Grameen Bank model of sol­i­dar­ity, spe­cific to rural “batey” com­mu­ni­ties of the Domini­can Repub­lic… Read more →

South Africa

The Field Research Study in South Africa is built on the theme of social entre­pre­neur­ship in urban town­ship com­mu­ni­ties, spe­cific to Cape Town, South Africa… Read more →

Field Practicum (Domini­can Republic)

This four-credit “cap­stone” course in social entre­pre­neur­ship is a project-based “practicum” class sup­ported by read­ing, lec­ture, dis­cus­sion ses­sions and ser­vice learn­ing… Read more →

Vol­un­teer Programs