By choosing three-week intensive courses led by Goucher faculty or semester programs suited to their academic plans, chemistry students gain a global perspective that enhances their course of study.

Three-week intensive courses are an excellent opportunity for chemistry majors to pursue secondary interests or fulfill their language requirement.  Popular ICA's for chemistry majors in recent years have been

Tropical Marine Biology in Honduras

Spanish 130 in Alicante, Spain

The Department strongly recommends that students who wish to study abroad for a semester and take core science courses do so at

University of Glasgow, Scotland

Students are encouraged to consider studying abroad in Scotland as early as the Spring semester of their sophomore year. 

Goucher chemistry majors have recently participated in the following semester and yearlong programs:


Oxford University, England

Monteverde Institute, Costa Rica

University of Sunshine Coast, Australia

Tokyo, Japan through Temple University (non-Goucher sponsered program)

Summer and Winter programs are another popular option for chemsitry majors.  Students have recently participated in the following Goucher-sponsered summer program:

Danish Institute for Study Abroad

and several non-Goucher sponsered programs: 

International Summer School at the University of Cambridge, England

Torino, Italy through USAC

Genoa, Italy through University of Maryland

Beijing, China through Language Link Beijing

Please note: Programs at these universities may not be eligible for credit without prior approval. Please contact the Office of International Studies to learn more about approved study-abroad programs.

Visit the Office of International Studies website for more information.