School of Public Affairs

Education Abroad

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You're going places!

Globalization has an increasing role in education, and understanding cultural differences and how to function effectively in a range of societies is critical for success. The benefits of studying and living abroad are endless, exposure to foreign cultures leave students with greater self-awareness and confidence. 

We offer a number of program options for students. Please note that, some of the programs are major specific, but some do accept all majors. 

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Offerings change from year to year, but these are some of our most frequent opportunities offered.

  • Costa Rica during winter break with Dr. Mikhail Blinnikov with a Geography focus. 
  • England (Alnwick Castle) during spring break. Faculty leader and focus changes each year. 
  • Greece and Netherlands during the summer with Dr. Linda Butehoff with a Political Science focus.
  • Great Britain and Ireland during summer with Professor Emeritus John Campbell with a Criminal Justice focus. 
  • Italy and Greece during summer with Dr. Aspasia Rigopoulou-Melcher with a Planning and Community Development focus. 
  • Laos, Thailand, and Malaysia during winter break with Dr. Shoua Yang with a Political Science focus.
Scholarships Fund your trip!

There are many scholarships available to support your experience including the School of Public Affairs Study Abroad Scholarship that assists majors with trips to Alnwick Castle. 

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