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Cornell's Adult University

Adult and youth programs--travel around the world or have an education vacation on the beautiful Cornell campus--led by some of our most distinguished faculty!

New York, New York: A Spring Theater WeekendU.S. (east)
Antarctica: Wonders, Whales, and White-Chinned PetrelsLatin America
CAU Teen Travel! Canadian Rockies: Wilderness Exploration and Ecology in the Nearby NorthCanada
Chile and Argentina: An Ode to Poetry, Politics, Landscapes, and WineLatin America
Galapagos Islands: A Family-Friendly Holiday AdventureLatin America
Italy: From Giotto to Gelato: The Art and Culture of Florence and TuscanyEurope
Morocco: The Edge of the Muslim West: Religion, Culture and LandscapeEuropeMiddle East
Myanmar and Yunnan: Buddhism and Trade in the Golden TriangleAsia (southeast)
New Paltz: The 2014 Midterm Election: A Weekend SeminarU.S. (east)
Peru: A Rainforest Adventure in the AmazonLatin America
The Gulf of Maine: The Isles of ShoalsU.S. (east)
The Mediterranean: The Sea of Destiny from Athens to NiceEurope

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

ARCH 4101 Design VIIAsia (east)Ithaca
ART 3092 Independent Studio in ArtEurope
Art in the Modern WorldIthaca
BIONB 3290 Field Animal BehaviorU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1610 Ecology and Marine EnvironmentU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1650 Whales, Seals and Sharks: Marine Vertebrates of the Gulf of MaineU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1780 Evolution and Marine DiversityU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3290 Field Animal BehaviorU.S. (east)
ENGL 2810 Creative WritingEurope
ENGL 3820 Narrative WritingEurope
ENGL 4800 Seminar in WritingEurope
GOVT 3323 Modern European PoliticsEurope
HE 4060 Fieldwork in Diversity and Professional PracticeNew York City
HE 4080 Fieldwork in Diversity and Professional PracticeNew York City
HE 4090 Fieldwork in Diversity and Professional PracticeNew York City
Imagining Rome: Art Studio and Creative Writing Workshop in ItalyEurope
NS 4630 Global Health, Development and Policy Issues in TanzaniaAfrica
SPAN 1230 Continuing SpanishEurope
SPAN 2090 Spanish Intermediate Composition and Conversation IEurope
SPAN 2190 Spanish Intermediate Composition and Conversation IIEurope
SPAN 2230 Perspectives on SpainEurope
Summer Program in TurinEurope

Winter Session

Earn up to four credits in just three weeks--either on campus or online, reduce your course load, benefit from small classes, and immerse yourself in a subject. You can also work closely with your professor and receive more individualized attention.

BIOEE 2640 Tropical Field OrnithologyLatin America
BIOEE 2640 Tropical Field Ornithology in the Dominican RepublicLatin America
EDUC 4940 Special Topics in EducationU.S. (west)
ENTOM 3340 Tropical Field EntomologyLatin America
GOVT 3434 Chinese Empire & the Cambodian ExperienceAsia (southeast)
GOVT 3434 Chinese Empire and the Cambodian ExperienceAsia (southeast)
Innovative Schools Advocacy and Research Team in Taos, New MexicoU.S. (west)
Tropical Field Entomology in Costa RicaLatin America


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