Study film in Prague at one of the top film and television schools in the world. Discuss politics and social justice in Athens, where Plato and Aristotle once learned and taught. Practice stand-up comedy in London, learning from local comedians as well as studying Shakespeare and the roots of British comedy. Learn French in the beautiful city of Paris. Take a creative writing workshop in a charming village in Ireland.
These are just a few of the incredible opportunities in stunning locales around the world that are offered during the summer and intersession as part of our Global Pathways Programs. Led by faculty from multiple departments and exploring topics such as screenwriting, public diplomacy, theater, art history, travel writing, film production, comedic studies, and marketing, there is a Global Pathways Program for every student.
Program dates vary, but all Global Pathways aim to incorporate cultural experiences that enhance your education, engage your curiosity, and enrich your Emerson experience. Learn more and apply below.
Eligibility & Application Process
To apply for any Global Pathways Program, students must have completed at least one semester of full-time study at Emerson before departure. Students must also be in good judicial and academic standing in order to participate. Additional eligibility criteria for specific programs is noted under specific program pages.
Only applications completed and submitted by the stated deadline will be considered. Faculty directors may contact applicants to complete an interview before receiving an admissions decision. Decisions will be granted as soon as possible, but by mid-February for summer programs and mid-October for intersession programs.
Summer Application Timeline
Most program applications will be open from November 1 through February 1 with the following exceptions noted below:
- Prague Summer Film Program (September 15 through December 15)
- Screenwriters' Lab in Patmos Program (October 15 through December 15)
Intersession Application Timeline
Most program applications will be open from April 15 through October 1.