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 


Australia - James Cook University, Townsville   

Fall or spring (southern hemisphere calendar)  Language: English.  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.   

Australia – ISEP: Macquarie University, Sydney 

Fall, spring (southern hemisphere calendar)  Language: English. 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.  

Denmark – DIS: Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen

Fall, spring. 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. 

Denmark - University of Copenhagen

Fall, Spring   Language: English. 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.  


Ecuador - Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)

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.

Germany - University of Erfurt, Erfurt


New Zealand – ISEP: Massey University, 3 campuses

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.  

Turkey – Yeditepe University, Istanbul    

Exchange, spring or academic year   Language: English. 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.

United Kingdom - ISEP: University of Central Lancashire, Preston


United Kingdom - ISEP: University of Sunderland, Sunderland


United Kingdom - University of Bristol, Bristol 


United Kingdom-University of Essex, Essex

Fall, Spring  Language: English. Prereqs: n/a. Housing: Students provide own meals, live in university owned accommodations


United Kingdom - University of York, Heslington                     


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.

United States - Urban Studies, Chicago

Fall, spring  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.  



D:  Direct enrollment in a university as a visiting student

Ex: Enrollment in a university as an exchange student

P:  Provider program.  Program organized for students attending U.S. colleges and universities.

Non-tuition educational expenses:  Cost of room and board compared to Beloit College. Other expenses to consider:  airfare, local transportation, visas, health insurance, immunizations, books, student activity fees, recreational travel and other activities. Higher:  Up to $2,000 more than Beloit College room and board for one semester. Significantly Higher:  $2,001 or more above Beloit College room and board.

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