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Immersion Programs

Summer Immersion Programs in Italy and Guatemala

The Department of Modern Languages and Literature directs two summer language immersion programs in Assisi, Italy and Antigua, Guatemala. Students earn academic credit equivalent to one or two semesters of Italian or Spanish.

These affordable programs, which include travel to historic sites, will improve your fluency in the most authentic and effective way. As many participants put it: "This is a life-changing experience!"

New Summer Immersion Program in China

A new 6-week immersion program in Shanghai and Beijing (China) was introduced in summer 2011. The program includes two courses taught by faculty from University of the Pacific. It features field studies, cultural activities, visits to major business and finance institutions and interaction with successful American business entrepreneurs and organizations in China. Through the summer program, students can earn 8 units and gain highly valuable global experience.

Study Abroad and Special Field Trips

Find out about other opportunities to gain international experience and exposure to other cultures through our study abroad programs.