Dialogue of Civilizations

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Japan Dialogue students in traditional garb.
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An immersive global experience with Northeastern faculty

Dialogue of Civilizations programs are faculty-led programs offered during either Summer 1 or Summer 2.

  • Focus on critical issues facing society at both the local and global levels
  • Spend 30 days abroad with a faculty leader from Northeastern
  • Learn about a specific topic or course subject on location
  • Ideal for students looking for an short-term international experience
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Ready to get started?

Learn more about the Dialogue of Civilizations program.

Summer 2022 Timeline

  • November 1, 2021: Student applications open!
  • November 16 & 17, 2021: DOC Fair #1
  • December 1, 2021: Priority Deadline
  • January 19, 2022: DOC Fair #2
  • January 20, 2022: Final Deadline
  • March 23, 2022: Summer 1 Program Decision Release (will the program officially run)
  • May 4, 2022: Summer 2 Program Decision Release (will the program officially run)
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Upcoming Events

All Events
Incoming Exchange Fall Orientation
September 1, 2022
9:00am 4:00pm

Begin Your Dialogue of Civilizations Application

The application deadline for all open Summer 2021 DOC programs has been extended to April 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and programs will close once full.

Attend an Info Session

Meet faculty, ask questions, and find out where you want to go.
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