About shortTRECs

Spend summer, winter or spring break on an international course, designed and led by Drew faculty, where language and research skills meet real world experience. ShortTRECs are offered annually and are open to Drew students of all majors. Programs range from 2- 8-credits and can be between one and four weeks in length.



  • Winter and Spring Break: October 1
  • Summer: February 1

Costs and Financial Assistance

The cost of Drew’s shortTRECs vary by program.  What is included in that program cost will vary by program, too.  Most program costs include tuition, housing and educational and cultural activities.  Airfare and meals may or may not be included, depending on program location. Please see the individual program descriptions for details.

Application Process

Admission to programs offered by the Center for Global Education (CGE) is by application as places in CGE programs are limited. All application materials must be received by the application closure date to be considered. Please consult the individual program descriptions for eligibility requirements and to apply.

Learn More

Spring Break 2022

Summer 2022


Featured Resources


Tammy Windfelder

shortTREC Faculty Director

Bai Di

shortTREC Faculty Director

Jim Bazewicz

shortTREC Faculty Director

Emanuele Occhipinti

shortTREC Faculty Director
  • Madison, NJ
  • Associate Professor of Italian and Director of the Italian Program Drew University

Muriel Placet-Kouassi

shortTREC Faculty Director

Monica Cantero-Exojo

shortTREC Faculty Director

Graham Cousens

Mentor,shortTREC Faculty Director
  • Madison, NJ
  • Associate Professor of Psychology Drew Univeresity

Jennifer Olmstead

nycTREC Faculty Director,shortTREC Faculty Director

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