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Academic Summer Programs


Summer Research: May 31-August 4

Current DePauw students have a breadth of opportunities to conduct academic research alongside faculty members.  Summer research is a hands-on learning opportunity that offers enriching scholarship and academic discovery.

More information:  Student research website or email


Italian Language Courses in Italy: May 29- July 23

Spend two to eight weeks immersing yourself in Italian language and culture. Live with an Italian family, get .5 to 2 DePauw credits as well as Extended Studies credit while living in Grado: an ancient picturesque peninsula on the Mediterranean Sea, near Venice, with a festive old town, quaint ports, and world-class beaches. Not far from the most beautiful Northern Italian cities, Grado is an ideal setting where to learn Italian in the summer. Immersion language courses range from 2 to 8 weeks, and give full credit toward graduation and the language requirement. Students and non-traditional students (not enrolled in an institution of higher education) are welcome

More information: Summer in Italy website, see Horizons website for the application or email


Servicio in Las Americas: June 23- July 30

Servicio en las Américas allows incoming DePauw first year students who are committed to social justice, international curiosity, intellectual challenges, the Spanish language, along with Spanish and Latin American cultures with the opportunity to immerse themselves in a five-week intensive summer program on DePauw’s campus and in an international setting prior to the beginning of the academic year.

More information: Servicio in Las Americas website


Prindle ISHIP: June 25- July 2

ISHIP (Inclusive Summer High School Institute for Philosphoy) is a week long summer enrichment program for high school students from diverse social groups.  A select group of students will have all expenses paid. Students will spend a week studying philosophy at the Prindle Institute and DePauw University, and interacting with diverse faculty members who will introduce you to philosophy through activities, discussion and research presentations.

More information: ISHIP website or email Tonya Welker at


English Immersion Institute: August 1-13

A comprehensive academic and cultural program tailored for high-achieving international students enrolling at DePauw for Fall 2017.

More information:  English Immersion Institute website or email