Study Abroad

Why Study Abroad?

Open your eyes to the world
Invest in your future by developing cross-cultural skills that will enable you to communicate with colleagues anywhere in the world.

Enhance your career
Learn how to function in a culturally diverse environment early on. Develop broader skills and the ability to adapt to new environments.

Personal growth 
See your culture and yourself from a different perspective. Learn to appreciate other languages and cultures, while better understanding your own cultural values.

Did you know?
You do not need to speak another language to study abroad. Many programs offer courses in English.

Recommended Programs

The following programs are especially suited for students looking to take public health courses while abroad:

  • DIS Public Health (Stockholm; Copenhagen)
  • IES Health Policy and Practice (London)
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

Requesting Transfer Credit

Students are permitted (with the approval of their public health faculty advisor) to use up to two transfer courses towards their public health program (major or minor).

For transfer credit for a public health major or minor, please first talk with the undergraduate public health advisor.

For general elective credit, please talk with a study abroad advisor.

What are my first steps?

  1. Attend an information session 
  2. Research available programs 
  3. Meet with a study abroad advisor