Whatever educational experience you are seeking, Chautauqua’s Special Studies program continues to create distinct new learning opportunities for the 10,000 lifelong learners that enroll in courses each summer.  More than 300 teachers, experienced in subjects they love, create a diverse assortment of courses for youth and adults offering a cross-generational learning experience.

Special Studies offers subjects ranging from child and youth development, music, education, religion and philosophy, to fitness, health, and personal and professional development. Enjoy Chautauqua’s Special Studies’ unique learning experience and enrich your mind, body and spirit.

Propose a Course for 2017

The deadline to submit course proposals for teaching during the 2017 Season was October 1, 2016.  The application will open for the 2018 Season in April 2017.

For more information about teaching at Chautauqua:

Click Here


Monitor Application

Click Here