The Harvard Extension School January Session: In-Person experience offers courses taught by Harvard professors and visiting scholars during the winter months in Boston, Massachusetts.

Please note that at present the Harvard Extension School does not issue I-20 certificates for the F-1 student visa for full-time on-campus study. The Harvard Extension School January Session: In-Person program will therefore be offered as a Not-For-Credit experience only, unless you hold a USA passport or Permanent Resident Card (Green Card). 

Fields of study

  • Anthropology
  • Business
  • English literature
  • Environmental science
  • Leadership and management
  • Modern languages and linguistics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Science

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website.

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard Short-term Global Experiences Student Eligibility Criteria and the Harvard entry requirements.

Non-native speakers of English should note the additional English language proficiency requirements prior to applying.  

*Please note that Harvard Extension School registration begins on 7 November 2022. 

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad.

Program tuition is approximately $2,843 - $4,452 AUD per 4 Harvard credit course. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website


Accommodation can be arranged at an additional cost. 


Widening Participation Grant

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 September 2022
Host: 8 December 2022

Program Dates

Start: 3 January 2023
End: 21 January 2023

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Boston, USA (In person)
Credit: Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.​