CIEE-Singapore

Program Details

Program Location Singapore, Singapore
Sponsor CIEE
Program Type Co-sponsored
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2023 06/23/23 to 08/05/23
Summer 2023 05/14/23 to 08/05/23
Summer 2023 05/14/23 to 06/24/23
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Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Overview

Situated on the equator, Singapore is a global financial center and a major business and transportation hub for the Southeast Asian region. Given the city-state's importance on an international scale, "The Garden City" is the perfect place to take your studies abroad! Spend one six-week block (or up to two blocks) of your summer diving deeply into Asia's diversity while honing your academic skills and networking with international contacts.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:CIEE.

Eligibility

The program is open to Purdue students in good standing who have completed at least two semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity, and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none


Purdue Credit

Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts] [Krannert School of Management]

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.


Academic Program

Students take two credit-bearing courses per summer block. Students will learn the intercultural skills needed to succeed in an increasingly globalized and interconnected world. In-class work is augmented with co-curricular visits to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions and organizations relevant to the course offering.

Excursions

Ample activities and day trips will be offered to immerse yourself in Singaporean culture and historical heritage.   

You might: 

  • Explore the capital city of Indonesia's Special Region of Yogyakarta.  
  • Experience the cultural richness of the port of Malacca in Indonesia.  
  • Learn about hawker cuisine and the heritage behind street food in Singapore.  
  • Visit Sentosa Island History Museum and learn about WWII battles on this strategic island.  
  • Explore the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve trail, the only primary forest in Singapore.

Housing

Students live in a dormitory for international students in a location accessible to public transportation. Singapore is a small city, and major attractions are within easy reach via public transit. Commuting around the island takes under one hour, even between its farthest points via public transportation.


Estimated Program Costs

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss. 

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.


Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.


Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an online application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Summer Programs Mar 1



Returnees Information

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.