About LEAD Programs
LEAD programs are our 4-5 week holistic study abroad experiences. You will study leadership and service learning and six credits through Oglethorpe University while enjoying all of the incredible sights and adventures of your location! Shark cage diving, going on safari, sailing the Greek Isles and exploring local culture are just the beginning.
Join us for four weeks in South Africa on our flagship program. You will quickly realize why Cape Town is our staff’s favorite location. The action-packed itinerary is carefully curated to complement the transformative curriculum. Students tell us each week on LEAD Cape Town is better than the last. Weekly themes include leadership in the context of South African history and politics, experiential education, adventure, service-learning and reflection. You’ll receive six hours of academic credit from our academic partner, Oglethorpe University, while experiencing the highlights of a world-class city and discovering the best version of yourself.
Get the best of both worlds by living and learning in a world-famous European city located right on the Mediterranean. GO Barcelona is an unforgettable way to spend your summer in one of the most amazing cities in the world. Whether you crave culture, history, shopping, nightlife or nature, Barcelona has it all. This program brings students from all over the U.S. to Spain for a 5-week study center experience through Oglethorpe University. Classes are available in culture, business, communications and art history. With a focus on independent travel, cultural excursions and unique personal development opportunities, your summer in Spain will be unforgettable. Our staff will show you the world-famous beaches, introduce you to our favorite Spanish tapas and make sure you get the most out of your time abroad.