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International Service Learning

The University of Richmond is pleased to offer international service learning experiences during the summer months to traditional undergraduate students. International service learning opportunities take students beyond study abroad and engage them in community service at local non-profit organizations, municipal offices, schools, and clinics abroad.

Our international service learning programs are offered in partnership with ISA Service-Learning. ISA connects dedicated people looking to make a positive impact with over 20 diverse communities abroad, featuring partnerships with over 100 non-profit, governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide that have identified needs and projects.

During students’ time abroad, ISA provides on-site staff and support to help students focus and reflect on service-learning experience. By offering step-by-step guidance as well as individual and group reflection exercises, ISA service-learning programs allow students to observe how change is being affected in communities across the globe and to grapple with the complexities of real-world issues.

Update: The application deadline for all International Service Learning programs has been extended to February 24, 2017!

UR Summer Fellowship Funding

These internships are eligible for UR Summer Fellowship funding as part of the Richmond Guarantee. Summer Fellowship funding requires a separate application after notice of placement, but several elements from the internship application process may be used for the Summer Fellowship application as well. Be aware that funding amount is dependent on the number of hours worked during the service learning experience.

Internships that are both outside of the U.S. and outside of your home country are also eligible for Weinstein Summer Grant support for travel expenses. In order to be eligible, you must submit both a UR Summer Fellowship application to one of the five internship funding programs AND to the Weinstein Summer Grant program. Weinstein Grants are awarded on a merit basis.

Travel Notices and Advisories

Insurance

University of Richmond summer abroad programs are covered by the same health and travel insurance policy in effect for UR semester abroad programs.

Traveling with Medications

Review this traveling with medications advisory from the US Dept. of State OSAC (Overseas Security Advisory Council).

Refund Policy Notice

If a party other than the student will be paying for the International Service Learning program, be sure to discuss this commitment and our Refund Policy with the other party before signing agreements in Gateway Abroad.

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If you’d like to have a program manager contact you, please complete this form. All fields are required.

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Application Details

Visit Gateway Abroad to log in using your UR netID. Non-UR students should visit the program page for application forms.

Contact Us

Office of Summer Studies
Professional & Continuing Studies
Special Programs Building
28 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8133
Fax: (804) 289-8138
summer@richmond.edu

Monday-Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Closed for University holidays

Summer 2017 International Service Learning Opportunities

Note: The following destinations are tentative and subject to change. Please return to this page often to watch for updates.

Destination Dates Standard Fee  Fee w/ College Credit
Chile May 31–July 29 $4,130 $4,700
Cartago, Costa Rica May 31–July 29 $4,250 $4,800
Heredia, Costa Rica May 31–July 29 $3,750 $4,400
San Jose, Costa Rica May 31–July 29 $3,750 $4,400
Cusco, Peru May 31–July 29 $3,900 $4,460
Cape Town, South Africa May 31–July 29 $4,690 $5,200

All dates and costs are approximate and subject to change, as are program details. The University of Richmond reserves the right to alter the program costs as a result of fluctuations in international currency.