Go Abroad with SBS

Ready to explore the world? Earn credit for your major while developing lifelong relationships with SBS faculty and fellow students.

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Our UA faculty-led study abroad programs allow you to earn UA credit while gaining global perspectives and critical skills for today's workforce. Many programs also allow you to engage in independent research projects, service learning, and international internships.

How to Apply

To get started, meet with your academic advisor and a study abroad coordinator.

Deadlines

April 25
Deadline for Fall 2019 Study Abroad

October 25
Deadline for Spring 2020 Study Abroad

February 25
Deadline for Summer 2020 Study Abroad

SBS Faculty-Led Programs by Region

Mexico and Central & South America

Contemporary Cuba: Collective Visions

Photo of building in Cuba

Offered: Summer

Develop your Spanish skills while studying the history, politics, and culture of Cuba. UA credit offered in Geography and Latin American Studies.

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Cultures, Land and Politics in Oaxaca

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Offered: Summer

Conduct research in social or environmental science under the supervision of knowledgeable and experienced local researchers in Oaxaca, while earning UA credit in Geography (undergrad/grad).

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IDEAS Study Abroad in Guatemala

Study abroad students at lake in Guatemala

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Complete an internship in Guatemala while studying development, public health, human rights, and environmental politics. UA credit available in Latin American Studies and Spanish.

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Internet of Wild Things in Costa Rica

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Offered: Summer

Learn about data discovery, collection, and analysis while collecting environmental and animal behavioral information in a tropical rainforest in Costa Rica. UA credit available from School of Information.

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Security and Peacebuilding in Colombia

Photo of building in Bogata, Colombia

Offered: Summer

Contribute to lasting peace in Colombia while studying security and conflict resolution and completing an internship. UA credit is available in Latin American Studies, Political Science, or Anthropology.

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SGPP Internships in Hermosillo, Sonora

Photo of building in Hermosillo, Mexico

Offered: Summer

Intern with nonprofits and government agencies in Hermosillo, Sonora, working on issues such as sustainability, human rights, and cross-border issues. UA credit is available from the School of Government and Public Policy.

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Europe

Arizona in Barcelona

Students in Barcelona

Offered: Fall

Take your Communication degree to the next level by spending your semester abroad in Barcelona, Spain! Options include UA credit for Communication coursework and/or internships.

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Arizona in Orvieto

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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Choose from multiple subjects in this popular study abroad program just one hour from Rome. SBS-related credits are available in Archaeology, Communication, English, and Journalism.

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International Orgs in Europe

Buildings in Europe

Offered: Summer

Study the operations and significance of major international organizations in Switzerland and France, such as the UN, WHO, WTO, and EU Parliament. UA credit available from the School of Government and Public Policy.

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Literature and Culture in the UK

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Offered: Summer

Explore the literature, history, and culture of England's capital, including plays, concerts, and performances by some of the most renowned theater companies and artists in the world. General education and English credit available.

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Middle East and North Africa

Arizona in Israel

Larger than life menorah in Israel

Offered: Summer

Study international affairs, public policy, archeology, history, and religion with multiple excursions to sites in Israel. Gen ed and other credits available in Judaic Studies, History, Political Science, and Religious Studies.

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Arizona in Jordan

Photo of historic site in Jordan

Offered: Summer

Study Arabic in the Jordanian capital of Amma with excursions to the Nabatean ruins of Petra, the Bedouin desert valley of Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea and more.

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Arizona Arabic Flagship - Summer Intensive

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Offered: Summer

Complete your Flagship requirements and become fluent in Arabic with this intensive program in Moracco.

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Pacific Islands/Australia

Bear Down Under: Sport and Recreation

Student surfing

Explore the development of sport in Australia and its contribution to the global sports community, while also trying new activities and working with athletic trainers. UA credit available from the School of Sociology.

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