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


Domestic Programs


Study Abroad Programs

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. 

Canada - ISEP: Brock University



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.


Domestic Programs

ACM: 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.

Last modified 9/2013