Department of Communication Studies

Education Abroad

Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip while earning credit toward your degree. An education-abroad experience is a great way to boost your resume, learn more about other cultures and live outside your comfort zone.


Alnwick, England

Join Professor Jen Tuder in August 2019 and earn 3 credits while living in Alnwick Castle and attending the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! 

St. Cloud State offers freshman students the opportunity of studying abroad for one semester in their first year of college. One option is the Alnwick Program in northern England. Students live in Alnwick Castle, home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland. The castle is widely known as the “Harry Potter Castle” because it was featured as the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the first two Harry Potter films.

  • View a video about the British Studies Program



Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

In July 2019, earn 6 credits while studying at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, with Professor Jeff Ringer.  See Study Abroad Summer 2019 to learn more.  


For more information about studying abroad, contact the Center for International Studies at (320) 308-4287.


Japan – Seinan Gakuin University

At Seinan Gakuin University, students experience the life and culture of Japan, a place that has long fascinated people from around the world. Seinan Gakuin is a humanities-focused university with undergraduate departments in theology, literature, commerce, economics, law, human sciences and intercultural studies.