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Program-Specific Eligibility Requirements

All Smith students must meet Smith College's eligibility requirements for approval to study abroad. Guest students are encouraged to check with their own Study Abroad office for similar approval requirements. Applicants for the Smith Programs Abroad in Florence, Geneva, Hamburg and Paris will also need to meet the program-specific requirements described below.



International Internship Semester (Track A)

University Studies in French or English (Track B)

International Relations Semester (Track C)


Year-Long Program

Year-long Program: Two years or the equivalent of college- level German, normally four 4-credit courses, of which one should be taken in the spring semester preceding study abroad.

Spring Semester Program

At least three semesters of college-level German or the equivalent prior to the start of the program. It is recommended that the third semester of German language be taken in the fall semester preceding study abroad.