Skip to content Skip to navigation

Announcing the New Micro-Study-Abroad Programs

UC Merced Study Abroad Stories of Interest

Short on Time to Study Abroad? Check out These Micro Study Abroad Opportunities

Study Abroad feel out of reach because you can’t imagine yourself away for a whole semester or even a summer? Too overwhelmed by the big, popular Study Abroad countries? We’ve identified some programs just for you: Introducing Micro-Study-Abroad!

Map of MonacoExplore Program or Start Application

Visit some of the smallest micronations and microstates on Earth on a small budget. In these small locales, you could see nearly everything over 14 hours! Get off the plane at 8AM and head home at 10PM! You don’t have to freak out about a new host family or paying for some fancy hotel on these programs with a micro-budget. You barely need a passport!

Learn more about these exciting new Micro-Study-Abroad Programs in these locations:

  •  Atlantium – South Pacific
    Consider coursework on classics and mythology, marine ecology, SCUBA, or underwater basket-weaving.
  •  Monaco – Mediterranean Coast
    Explore courses in game theory and statistics, automotive and/or civil engineering, French, or sociology.
  •  Christiania – Scandinavia
    Discover a new lifestyle in this cooperative, semi-anarchist Nordic enclave while taking courses on social justice, political science, botany and agroecology.
  •  Vatican City – Europe
    From theology and religious studies to art history and medieval studies, take coursework toward humanities and social sciences or service-learning.
  •  Asgardia – Space
    With unique STEM courses from aeronautical engineering to materials science, whether you study Thor’s hammer or Einstein-Rosen bridges or the composition of the infinity stones, you’ll love this unique program.

Explore Program or Start Application

Start Your Application

Ready to apply? Head over to the MyStudyAbroad Portal to begin your find your progam and being your application today.