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This is a listing of all the featured programs in the program catalog. You can view the brochure for any of these programs by clicking on the program name.
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Hebrew University: Rothberg International School - Undergraduate Study Abroad Program Jerusalem, Israel
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Fall-Winter, Winter-Spring Description:
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Hebrew University: Rothberg International School - Summer Program Jerusalem, Israel
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PSU Direct Enroll China: Zhengzhou, Zhengzhou University Zhengzhou, China
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Study at Zhengzhou University, PSU's sister-university in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. One of the capitals of the ancient world, Zhengzhou today is a major market and transportation center of over  8 million people. The cit y[...]
PSU Direct Enroll Israel: Haifa, University of Haifa Haifa, Israel
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Haifa is Israel's third largest city. First and foremost a port city for international commerce, it has in recent decades become a major center for Israel's high-tech industry. Build on Mount Carmel, Haifa is a collection [...]
PSU Direct Enroll Israel: Haifa, University of Haifa - Summer Program Haifa, Israel
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Haifa is Israel's third largest city. First and foremost a port city for international commerce, it has in recent decades become a major center for Israel's high-tech industry. Build on Mount Carmel, Haifa is a collection [...]
PSU Direct Enroll Japan: Hiroshima, Hiroshima Shudo University - Summer Hiroshima, Japan
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Hiroshima faces the tranquil Seto Inland Sea in an environment richly endowed with natural beauty. The northern part of the city is mountainous, offering recreation opportunities in water sports in the summer and snow sports in th e[...]
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PSU Direct Enroll Turkey: Istanbul, Bogazici University Istanbul, Turkey
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview  NOTE: This program is under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3. University policy requires students seeking to travel to countries under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3 to seek special permis sion from[...]
PSU Direct Enroll Turkey: Istanbul, Bogazici University (Summer) Istanbul, Turkey
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview NOTE: This program is under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3. University policy requires students seeking to travel to countries under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3 to seek special permissio n from[...]
PSU Direct Enroll Turkey: Istanbul, Bogazici University (TLCP) Istanbul, Turkey
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview NOTE: This program is under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3. University policy requires students seeking to travel to countries under a U.S. Department of StateTravel Advisory Level 3 to seek special per mission from[...]
PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo (AUC) (Exchange) Cairo, Egypt
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview  In Cairo, the modern, the rural and the urban are brought together on the banks of the Nile in one of the most fascinating cities in the world. The largest city in Africa; the cultural center of the Arabic-speaking world; a cr ossroads[...]
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PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo (AUC) - ALIN (Exchange) Cairo, Egypt
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview  In Cairo, the modern, the rural and the urban are brought together on the banks of the Nile in one of the most fascinating cities in the world. The largest city in Africa; the cultural center of the Arabic-speaking world; a cr ossroads[...]
PSU Exchange England: London, London College of Communication (Exchange) London, England
Terms: Fall Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW The communications sector is evolving fast. Through our world-leading community of teaching, research and industry partnerships, we enable our students to develop the critical, creative and technical excellence need ed[...]
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PSU Exchange Italy: Bologna, University of Bologna Bologna, Italy
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Studying at the University of Bologna (Unibo) is a great choice for students who have already studied Italian at the college level for at least 2 years.  PSU students are able to take courses in Italian, as well as enroll in [...]
PSU Exchange Japan: Kyoto, Doshisha University (Exchange) Kyoto, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring Description: Program Overview Doshisha university was founded in 1875 as the Doshisha Academy for English studies by Joseph Hardy Nesima. Nesima was known as an internationally minded person, because he was the flrst Japanese citizen to receive a degree f rom[...]
PSU Exchange Japan: Osaka, Kansai Gaidai University (Exchange) Osaka, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Kansai Gaidai University is located midway between Osaka, Japan’s second largest commercial center and Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. This places Kansai Gaidai University as a bridge between the new Japan and the old J apan,[...]
PSU Exchange Japan: Sapporo, Hokkaido University (JLCSP) (Exchange) Sapporo, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring Description: Program Overview Sapporo ("important river flowing through a plain") in Ainu language is the capital of Hokkaido and Japan's fifth largest city. Sapporo is also one of the nation's youngest major cities. In 1857, the city's p opulation[...]
PSU Exchange Japan: Toyama University of International Studies (Exchange) Toyama, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring Description: Program Overview The Toyama University of International Studies (TUINS) mission is to cultivate the spirit of co-existence and symbiosis along with students' intellect, with a sound mind in a sound body, and their personalities and potentials. [...]
PSU Exchange Japan: Sapporo, HUSTEP Program (Exchange) Sapporo, Japan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall-Winter, Spring Description: Program Overview Sapporo ("important river flowing through a plain") in Ainu language is the capital of Hokkaido and Japan's fifth largest city. Sapporo is also one of the nation's youngest major cities. In 1857, the city's p opulation[...]
PSU Exchange Korea: Ulsan, University of Ulsan Ulsan, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Until the early 1960s, the city of Ulsan was a fishing port and agricultural center. However, as the Ulsan Industrial District began to build up in 1962, it emerged as an industrial center of Korea. The city became home to major i ndustrial[...]
PSU Exchange South Korea: Asan, Soonchunhyang University (Exchange) Asan, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Soonchunhyang University offers students an excellent environment, well-suited to studying and learning about the Korean language, history, and culture. Located on the central west coast of South Korea, Soonchunhyang University is [...]
PSU Exchange South Korea: Seoul, Hanyang University (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Hanyang University is located in eastern Seoul and is one of the largest and highest ranked universities in Korea. As of March 2001, the University comprised twenty Colleges, ninety-two Departments, fifteen Schools where stude nts[...]
PSU Exchange South Korea: Seoul, Hanyang University (Summer) (Exchange) Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview Hanyang University is located in eastern Seoul and is one of the largest and highest ranked universities in Korea. The University is comprised of twenty Colleges, ninety-two Departments, and fifteen Schools where students [...]
PSU Exchange South Korea: Ulsan, University of Ulsan (Summer) Ulsan, South Korea
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview  Until the early 1960's, the city of Ulsan was a fishing port and agricultural center. However, as the Ulsan Industrial District began to build up in 1962, it emerged as an industrial center of Korea. The city became home [...]
PSU Exchange Taiwan: Kaohsiung, National Sun Yat-Sen University (Exchange) Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Spend a term or a full year on exchange at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's maritime capital. With a population of approximately 3 million, Kaohsiung is located in the southern region of Taiwan and is [...]
PSU Faculty-Led Austria: Vienna - Interdisciplinary Creative Writing Vienna, Austria
Terms: Summer Description: Join author, publisher, and PSU English Instructor Mark Allen Cunningham for a richly interdisciplinary course exploring creative writing in Vienna.
PSU Faculty-Led Belgium: Brussels - Marketing and Advertising the Belgian Beer Industry Brussels, Belgium
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW   Belgium's rich beer tradition stretches back to medieval times, and today the Belgian beer industry includes 224 breweries making 1500 beers and employing 49,000 people. In 2016, Belgium's beer indust ry[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Brazil: Sao Paulo - Anthropology of Food: Urban Food Systems Sao Paulo, Brazil
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Join professor Charles Klein in Sao Paulo, Brazil to investigate a large and multidimensional urban food system in action! Activities will include visiting farms, farmer’s markets, food distribution cent ers,[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Costa Rica: Grecia - Cultural and Language Immersion for Social Workers in Costa Rica Grecia, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   This program offers a two-week course of cultural and Spanish language immersion for social workers in Costa Rica. The course is designed for graduate students but is available to Bachelors in Social Work (BSW) student s[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Costa Rica: Turrialba - Capstone: People, Culture and the Land Turrialba, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW This capstone provides an opportunity to learn about Costa Rica and immerse yourself in the culture. The course includes an 18 day service-learning experience in the city of Turrialba, Costa Rica. In Turrialba, you will [...]
PSU Faculty-Led Cuba: Governance, Community, and Contradiction Havana, Cuba
Terms: Fall Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Students participating in the Cuba program will connect with Cubans directly to learn first-hand about the Cuban experience. Students will begin by spending time in the vibrant capital city of Havana. Then, we will t ravel[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Cyprus: Larnaca, Nicosia - Cyprus in Transition Larnaca, Cyprus; Nicosia, Cyprus
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW This 4-credit course offers the unique opportunity for a ten-day program of study in the Eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Participants will study, observe and experience, on location, the current state of affairs o f[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Ecuador: Quito - Education Abroad for Speech-Language Pathologists Quito, Ecuador
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW This 6-week program is for graduate students studying speech-language pathology and for practicing speech-language pathologists who have intermediate to fluent Spanish skills. Experience immersion in Ecuador’s cult ure[...]
PSU Faculty-Led England: History of Rock and Roll London, England
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Join Professor Joel Bluestone in England to explore the History of Rock and Roll!   WANT TO LEARN MORE? Click here to sign up and we'll notify you when info sessions are sched uled! FACT[...]
PSU Faculty-Led England: London - Honors: The Pestilent City: London, Disease, and Corruption London, England
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW *Program Overview is from 2018: Content is subject to change. Final program details to be developed by Fall 2019. This program offers students an immersive learning experience in the global city of London. The two se minars[...]
PSU Faculty-Led England: London - Media Literacy London, England
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW London! From Big Ben and The Beatles to Parliament and the BBC, this historic city is not just a global leader in culture, politics, and entertainment, it is arguably the media capital of the world. As an international c ommunications[...]
PSU Faculty-Led England: London - Similarly Different: Graphic Designers in London London, England
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview England has long been a cultural center of Europe and the world. It’s been home to some of the most beloved and timeless typographers and designers like John Baskerville, Edward Johnston, Neville Brody, Peter Saville, Vaughn [...]
PSU Faculty-Led England: London - Sustainable Policy, Planning, & Property Development London, England; Sheffield, England
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the planning and real estate development systems in England. While it is often assumed because of shared language and close historical ties that the US and Englan d[...]
PSU Faculty-Led France: Aups - Geography of Food in Provence Aups, France
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW The focus of the course is on the food-producing landscape and culture of Provence, including the patterns, processes, and cultural meaning of food production and consumption. There will be both group and independent field and [...]
PSU Faculty-Led Germany: Berlin - The Fall and Rise of an Art City Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW   Berlin: The Fall + Rise of an Art City is a course designed to give students access to some of the most engaging art world experiences the city has to offer. Student travelers will come away from th e[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Germany: Identity, Social Justice, and Nation; Germany in the New Europe Berlin, Germany
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW This course will examine the intersection of race, nation and social justice through the study of three minority communities in Berlin, Germany. These groups are Turkish “Guest Workers”, Afro-Germans and the LGTBQ co mmunity.[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Ghana: Accra- Culture, History, and Pan-Africanism Accra, Ghana
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW     Students will not be able to have the kind of rich experience on campus that visiting a country like Ghana can provide. In discussing the types of activities, information, and lessons that the study a broad[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Ireland: Business Environment in Dublin Dublin, Ireland
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW Travel to Dublin, Ireland for 2 weeks to gain an in-depth understanding of the current business environment in Ireland by examining business responses to social, political, environmental, technological, and global issues. This u nique[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Italy: Florence, Venice - CORE Abroad Italy Lab Florence, Italy
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   What does it mean to be a tourist? How can we understand ourselves in a city that is not our own? How can we shift, notice, and experience more deeply Italy’s beautiful cities as we engage with local people, places, [...]
PSU Faculty-Led Italy: Reggio Emilia - Early Childhood Reggio Study Tour Reggio Emilia, Italy
Terms: Spring Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW The PSU Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Program and the Helen Gordon Child Development Center have drawn inspiration from the innovative early childhood programs in Reggio Emilia, Italy for many years. This study group [...]
PSU Faculty-Led Italy: Siena - Architectural Design Studio Siena, Italy
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW The School of Architecture is offering a short-term field research program investigating the historical and contemporary architecture & urban design of Siena, Italy. This program is a 6-credit architectu ral[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Japan: Sendai - Learn from Japan's Earthquake and Tsunami Crisis Ishinomaki, Japan; Rikuzentakata, Japan; Sendai, Japan; Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Spring Description: Program Overview The Initiatives for Community and Disaster Resilience (ICDR) is an interdisciplinary institute whose focus is on research, educational outreach and community enlightenment. This initiative, created with the c ollaboration[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Japan: Tokyo or Osaka - Community Nutrition in Japan Tokyo, Japan
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW In 2005, Japan passed Shokuiku Kihon Ho (Food Education Basic Law) to address a wide range of problems at the intersection of health, food systems, and culture — increasing rates of diet-related chronic diseases, [...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Korea: Seoul - Examining Pop Culture Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Spring Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW Is KPop a fad or a new model for global media production? As KPop, KDrama, and Korean film becomes more popular around the world, Seoul is rapidly becoming an extremely influential site of media production. How has this country [...]
PSU Faculty-Led Malaysia: Borneo - Environmental & Cultural Sustainability Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Terms: Winter Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW *Program Overview is from 2019: Content is subject to change. Final program details to be developed by Spring 2020. This program identifies the challenges to environmental and cultural sustainability in the region and supports& nbsp;efforts[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Mexico: Guanajuato - Mixed-Media & Printmaking Guanajuato, Mexico
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Immerse yourself for a two week intensive in Guanajuato, Mexico, a UNESCO World Heritage city, rich with Pre-Colombian, Colonial, and Revolutionary history. A contemporary and historical look into printmaking, ar t,[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Mexico: Oaxaca - Oaxaca Field Studies Oaxaca, Mexico
Terms: Fall Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Migration from Mexico to the Pacific Northwest has major implications for employment, human services, education, community affairs, and other facets of everyday life. Much of this migration originates in the state of O axaca[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Netherlands: Amsterdam - Dutch Architecture of the Second Modernity Amsterdam, Netherlands
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Travel to The Netherlands to explore Dutch architecture and consider the cultural, technical and urban forces that factor into its emergence. The course emphasizes the critical importance of experience in the c omprehension[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Netherlands: Utrecht - Sustainable Transportation in the Netherlands: Pedestrian, Bicycle & Public Transport Utrecht, Netherlands
Terms: Summer Description: PROGRAM OVERVIEW   This 4-credit program presents an introduction to sustainable transportation and land use applications in the Dutch context. The course creates an immersive experience to explore the Dutch approach to cycling, transit ,[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Peru: Huaraz - Living Systems Immersion: Sustainability & PDC in the Peruvian Andes Huaraz, Peru
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW This course provides an immersion for students to experientially learn about holistic systems for sustainability and earn Permaculture Design Certification (PDC).  Hosted at an off-grid site in the Peruvian Andes an d[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Peru: Lima - Study Tour in La Casa Amarilla: A Deep Journey into a Socioconstructivist Educational Project Lima, Peru
Terms: Summer Description: Program Overview This course offers a study tour trip to Lima, Peru and helps students to focus their learning within a dialogue framework with South American and U.S. Educators focused on the philosophies of Reggio Emilia through a network of div erse[...]
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PSU Faculty-Led Scotland: Edinburgh - Book Publishing in Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW   Come and expand your book publishing knowledge to new international heights in the beautiful bookish city of Edinburgh! Scotland may be known for its kilts and bagpipes, but it also has a rich historical and [...]
PSU Faculty-Led South Korea: Human & Social Services in Seoul Seoul, South Korea
Terms: Spring Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW In the world of increased interdependence and globalization, the need for cross-culturally competent human and social service practice and administration has increased in recent years. The growing demand for recognitio n[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Spain - Capstone: Discovering Spain: A Sense of Place Bilbao, Spain; Costa de Castros, Spain; Mougas, Spain; San Sebastian, Spain; Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Segovia, Spain; Toledo, Spain
Terms: Summer Description: In this course, we will immerse ourselves in the culture and study the history of Spain using music as a lens whenever possible.
PSU Faculty-Led Spain: Barcelona - Third Year Spanish Language and Culture in Context Barcelona, Spain
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW  Barcelona (pop. 1.5 million) is Spain’s second-largest city and the capital of Catalonia, and it is Spain’s most cosmopolitan city. Barcelona is considered one of the top study-abroad destination s. This[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Spain: Barcelona, Madrid, Girona - Architecture and Urban Design Barcelona, Spain; Girona, Spain; Madrid, Spain
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW The School of Architecture is offering a short-term field research program investigating the historical and contemporary architecture & urban design of Barcelona, Madrid, and Girona, Spain. This program&nbs p;is[...]
PSU Faculty-Led Tibet: Psychology of Happiness and Well-Being Chengdu, China
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW Tibet is one of the most religious countries in the world. Visiting Tibet is a rare opportunity to see a cultural philosophy regarding well-being, deeply imbued in nearly every cultural practice.  Tibetan cultural and [...]
PSU Faculty-led Costa Rica: Soil, Soul, Society: Learning Regenerative Practices for Earth-Care, Self-Care and People-Care San Jose, Costa Rica
Terms: Summer Description:   PROGRAM OVERVIEW   Are you looking for a unique experience to travel with a small group of other graduate students in a beautiful setting, and to lean deeply into learning about deep ecology, regenerative practices, and community d evelopment?   Join[...]
PSU Szeged Szeged, Hungary
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter-Spring Description: Program Overview Spend time in Szeged, a city situated near the southern border of Hungary on the banks of the Tisza River. With a population of 177,000, Szeged is the cultural and economic center of southeastern Hungary, yet maintains the atmosph ere[...]
PSU Taiwan: Kaohsiung, National Sun Yat-Sen University (CLC) Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter Description: Program Overview  Spend a summer at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's maritime capital. With a population of approximately 1.5 million, Kaohsiung is located in the southern region of Taiwan and is the island’s [...]