Study Abroad

What Study Abroad Provides You

Education Enhancement. An experience to study internationally adds a new perspective to your academics. You will see things from another point of view; you will develop your analytical critical thinking skills.

Development of self-awareness. At times we impose limitations on ourselves that hinder our progress towards our goals. By stepping outside the familiar and encountering different people and place, you gain an enhanced understanding of yourself through the world around you.

Understanding of another culture. Living and learning in an unfamiliar environment adds to your understanding of world culture, which in turn enhances your growth personally as well as your growth as a member of a team.

Resume building. Study in another country adds a new dimension to your career planning. In an age of global economies and technology, experience abroad distinguishes your background from the rest.

Our Programs

Communication in Europe

Every summer the School of Communication offers a summer in Europe experience. School of Communication Faculty lead this program and it is open to all majors. Students take two courses in communication while studying abroad. They can earn up to 6 units of credit.

The program is approximately 31/2 weeks abroad and typically covers at least three different countries.

The 2019 Program will include Paris, France; Barcelona, Spain; and Rome, Italy.

Intercultural Communication in Thailand

This summer the School of Communication is beginning a program to Thailand. This program will offer the General Education requirement of Intercultural Communication. This program will run for approximately 3 weeks during the summer.

For more information about our study abroad opportunities please contact Dr. Kathleen Czech at

More information on International Studies can be found here:

PSFA International Studies