Study Abroad

Travel and Study around the World

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Every country and culture approaches the social sciences differently. The best way to gain a well-rounded and diverse view of the field of general social sciences is to live and study in another country. Are you interested in studying abroad, but can’t afford the cost? Check out the GEO scholarships for GSS students.

International Exchange

Students can enroll as an exchange student at a top international research institution for fall or winter semester, spring semester or quarter, a full academic year, or summer term. Exchange students experience an immersive study abroad experience, living and learning with local students in their chosen city.

Get started: Fill out this interest form to get matched with a GEO advisor. 

Exchange Programs

Study Abroad with UO

Global Education Oregon offers multiple study abroad programs that can enhance your studies in the general social sciences. Programs are currently offered in England, Italy, New Zealand, and Germany. Alternatively, you can intern abroad through the GlobalWorks International Internship program in a variety of regions around the world.

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Featured Study Abroad Opportunities in Social Sciences


GlobalWorks International Internships

This program, administered by Global Education Oregon (GEO), offers internship opportunities in a wide variety of industry sectors and locations around the world.

Internship opportunities are highly customizable, and we guarantee placement in your preferred sector and location. Students earn up to eight (8) UO credits, as well as life-changing work experience in a different culture.

Please email to discuss your options.

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City of London, England

Public Policy, Management, and Culture in London

Immerse yourself in a landscape of museum collections, heritage sites and performing arts during an academic quarter in London. This program will offer countless opportunities for students to participate in interdisciplinary learning that will also further their knowledge of Public Policy, Management, Culture, and Nonprofits as practice in Central London and the United Kingdom. 

All courses are designed in conjunction with the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management and will satisfy major/minor along with other interdisciplinary options. This is a great opportunity for students studying political science, public administration, nonprofit management, and global studies.

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