Why Study Philosophy Abroad?
The great philosophers spoke in many languages; Kant and Hegel write in German, Descartes and Leibniz in French, Machiavelli in Italian, Confucius and Lao-tzu in Chinese. Study abroad and see the social context that reflects their influence yet today.
Below is a list of approved programs for The Department of Philosophy. Check with your advisor, and he will be happy to advise you of your options. Contact the Office of Off-Campus Study and Exchanges (www.skidmore.edu/ocse/) for additional information regarding application instructions. To view photos of philosophy major/minor students that have studied abroad, click on a specific country in the upper right-hand corner.
Paris: Skidmore in Paris (Skidmore)
Dublin: University College Dublin (Arcadia CEA)
Rome: John Cabot University (Aacademic Programs International)
Tokyo: Sophia University (CIEE)
Cape Town: University of Cape Town (CIEE)