I was able to be a part of research happening at a professional level and be involved in hands-on labs to help me better understand concepts in psychometrics. I was able to look at psychological issues through an indigenous perspective as well.
Jacqueline Goldbach '13, Direct Enrollment, University of Otago, New Zealand, Fall 2011
Study Abroad Programs
Fall or spring (southern hemisphere calendar)
Prereqs: One college year of study, 2.8 gpa; previous coursework in field to qualify for advanced courses.
Housing: On-campus residence halls/off-campus apartments; students provide own meals.
Details: Study with local students; courses in psychology including brain & behavior, health psychology, counseling, indigenous Australian studies, Asia-Pacific community development; Australian literature; many courses have a field-trip component for hands-on experience; university research facilities include island, rainforest and outback field stations.
Fall, spring (southern hemisphere calendar)
Prereqs: 2.5 gpa, 3.0 for internship; previous coursework in field to qualify for advanced courses.
Housing: On campus residence halls/off-campus apartments, students provide own meals.
Details: Study with local students; many courses in psychology, social science, indigenous studies and development studies; orientation and a guide to Sydney on line; internships possible, volunteer opportunities available.
Language: Study in English, courses in Danish available.
Prereqs: 3.0 gpa, previous coursework in your chosen program, several programs have additional requirements
Housing: 5 living options: host family, a kollegium (student residence hall), shared DIS housing downtown, Danish roommate in an apartment, folkehøjskole (rural campus with Danish students).
Details: Students are mostly from American colleges; choose a program to study such as Psychology & Child Development (one or two core courses with unique program integrated study tours), elect 1 or 2 other courses many of which have field studies in Copenhagen; Danish language optional but recommended; optional adventure trips at extra cost; sports and volunteering available.
Housing: apartments found by students with assistance from international office. Meals prepared on your own.
Description: direct enrollment with Danish students in courses in psychology and a wide range of other disciplines.
Exchange, fall, spring or academic year
Language: Courses in Spanish or partly in English
Prereqs: 2 years of college Spanish; enrollment in a Spanish course the semester or summer before; 3.0 cumulative gpa and 3.0 in Spanish; previous course work for studio art courses; courses with a Latin American focus strongly recommended.
Housing: Host family
Details: Orientation in Quito; Quito in Transition course; full range of science and social science courses, some with field study trips; study with local students; excursions; volunteer opportunities.
Fall (July-Nov), spring
Language: English, language courses in Maori available.
Prereqs: Junior or Senior standing; see individual courses for terms of admission.
Housing: single occupancy residences, shared bath; students provide own meals.
Details: extensive course listings in arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences and psychology, along with a diverse curriculum; psychology courses include: bi-cultural perspectives (Maori psychological theories), brain and behavior, community psychology. Many opportunities for outdoor activity.
Exchange, spring or academic year
Prereqs: Previous coursework relative to the understanding of Turkey.
Housing: Shared rooms with bath, mini refrigerator and phone in University residence halls; linens are provided; students provide own meals at university cafeterias, snack bars and restaurants. Students are allowed to opt-out of on-campus housing and arrange their own housing after the arrival period.
Details: Study in English with local and international students; courses from wide range of university offerings including the faculties of arts and sciences, fine arts including theatre, and economics and political science; university located on the Asian side of Istanbul.
Housing: Students provide own meals, live in university owned accommodations
Recent psychology majors have studied through Beloit College in China, Ecuador, Estonia/Morocco, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Russia, Scotland and Turkey; programs through other providers in Australia, Denmark, India, Italy, New Zealand, and Spain. Students are also encouraged to work with a Beloit faculty advisor on a special project tailored to their interest in any study abroad location.
Other opportunities are available for students with research experience and a recommendation from their advisor.
Prereqs: Junior or senior standing preferred, approval through campus selection process, previous coursework relating to social change.
Housing: Program students housed in double rooms in apartments with cooking facilities located in Chicago neighborhoods; students provide own meals.
Details: Study with ACM program students; 4 units of credit: a city-centered Core Course, a choice of Seminar course topics; an internship connecting academics to the world of work; an independent study project related to the student’s academic goals, often linked to the internship.
Last modified 9/2013