We understand you may have questions about how the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, may impact your future study abroad plans. As the situation continues to evolve, this page aims to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the effect COVID-19 will have on studying abroad at Brandeis. This page will be updated as facts on the ground change, so please keep in mind that rapidly changing information may result in modifications to the answers provided here.
Brandeis’ Spring 2021 semester is being conducted in a hybrid fashion, with some students living on campus and taking a portion of their courses in person and some students studying completely remotely. Students, faculty and staff coming to campus should comply with all measures required within the Campus Passport
, including testing and taking the Daily Health Assessment. For complete information, visit the COVID-19 Response website.
For more information on COVID-19 and tips for staying healthy, please visit the CDC website.
The Office of Study Abroad is currently operating remotely. We remain available to speak with you via phone, Zoom video conference, or email. P
lease reach out to us at 781-736-3483 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. You may also contact a member of the study abroad staff directly.
This page was last updated on January 27, 2021 at 9:00 AM.
Students Applying for Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 Abroad
What is the status of future terms abroad, including summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022?
I was hoping to study abroad during summer 2021, fall 2021, or spring 2022, but I’m not sure whether I am comfortable committing to study abroad with so much uncertainty around the world. What should I do?
What happens if I apply to study abroad but COVID-19 prevents me from going?
Will Brandeis in Siena and Brandeis in Copenhagen run during summer 2021?
When are applications due for summer 2021 study abroad programs, including Brandeis in Copenhagen and Brandeis in Siena?
When are applications due for fall 2021 study abroad programs?
When are applications due for spring 2022 study abroad programs?
What if I think I want to study abroad, but I don’t think I’ll be able to make up my mind by the application deadline?
When should I begin to work on other details, such as booking my flight or acquiring my visa?
I’m an IGS major and I’m concerned that COVID-19 may prevent me from fulfilling my International Experience requirement. What are my options?