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Chatham Field Experiences


International Affairs
Chatham Field Experiences

Chatham Field Experiences are short-term study abroad opportunities, offering eligible Chatham students international study and travel as an integral part of their Chatham degree program. Eligible students must have completed 30 credits at the time of travel, 15 of which must have been completed at Chatham.

Chatham Field Experiences include academic courses focused on interdisciplinary topics, taught by Chatham faculty. The courses, topics, and foreign sites vary from year to year, depending on faculty interests and experiences, the global economy, and current international political conditions.

The cost for the field experiences vary based on location and other variables such as excursions, food, etc. Students may use their study abroad voucher toward the program costs.

Chatham Field Experiences 2023


  • 20th Century Regime Change an Architecture - Dr. Rossbach and Dr. Biss


  • Discovery Course - Dr. Carrillo and Dr. Lettan

Application Procedure for Summer Field Experiences 

  1. Field experience offerings are announced early in the fall semester. Watch your email for details and reach out to with questions.
  2. If you do not have a valid passport, apply for or renew your passport.
  3. Review US Department of State Travel Advisories and CDC Travel Health Notices for the locations you are interested in.
  4. Apply for your Chatham field experience program in
  5. If accepted, submit program deposit and contract for participation in a Chatham field experience. The balance of program fees and tuition will be billed by Student Accounts with summer bills.
  6. Attend MANDATORY predeparture orientation.
Questions? Please email Office of International Affairs or call 412-365-1388. 

Previous Chatham Field Experiences Locations

Chatham Field Experiences 2019 Locations

  • Greece: Discovery Course
  • Ireland: Ireland's Advanced Economy and Sustainability for 2020 and Beyond
  • Spain: Global Health Experience

Chatham Field Experiences 2018 Locations

  • Berlin and Brussels: Identity and Social Policy in the European Union
  • Costa Rica: Special Topics in Sustainability
  • Greece :Discovery Course
  • Indonesia: Indonesian Field Experience

Chatham Field Experiences 2017 Locations

  • Japan: Kansai Cuisines
  • Portugal: Empire, Dictatorship, and Identity in Modern Europe
  • Spain: Global Health Perspectives

Chatham Field Experiences 2016 Locations

  • Brazil: Sustainability in Brazil
  • Indonesia: Indonesian Culture and Beliefs in a Sustainability Built Environment
  • Sweden: Gender Mainstreaming and Public Policy: A Comparative Exploration of Sweden
  • Taiwan: Take on Taiwan

Chatham University Office of International Affairs