Study Abroad Programs

Study Abroad in Ireland During Summer session 2012 

"Causes and Consequences of Terrorism."

  • 1½ weeks in Northern Ireland
  • 3 weeks in Galway, Ireland
  • Two 3 or 4 credit classes:  Social Psychological Perspectives on Terrorism and Developmental Perspectives on Terrorism
  • multiple days for your own travel
  • Irish rail pass, Dublin bus pass, and cell phone included
  • $3000; airfare not included

For more information, contact Elizabeth Sheehan (

Scholarship Information

  • Hope will cover tuition (separate from program costs)
  • Other financial aid can be applied any way to study abroad costs
  • Study abroad website has lots of information on scholarships and financial aid
  • IEF – depends on credits and length of program (minimum $1500), most people get it

Study Abroad in Tanzania/Zanzibar During Maymester 2010

"The Psychology of Skin Bleaching in Tanzania: From Slavery to Colonization to Contemporary Motivations (1827-Today)."

Come join us on the first psychology sponsored study abroad program in Africa!!  This program will take place during May term 2010 and will feature exciting week-long stays in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo, Arusha and Zanzibar, with short day trips to surrounding areas. Students will have the opportunity to participate in experiential learning within a variety of community contexts including: (1) visits to numerous historical sites, monuments and museums (e.g., slave market, slave caravan, colonial buildings); (2) visits to contemporary sites that sell and market skin bleaching creams and treat skin bleaching conditions; (3) discussions and lectures with experts on skin bleaching products and practices and its linkages to East African history and psychology; (4) safaris in some of the most popular game drives in Africa and visits to some of the most pristine beaches in the world; and (5) after-hours enjoyment in local restaurants and entertainment venues. Experiential learning, lectures, and discussion will focus on Tanzania’s transition from slavery to colonization to skin bleaching, with classes taught by faculty from Georgia State University and University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) and/or the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS). This program is open to anyone (undergrad/grad students in good standing from any discipline as well as non-students) who can enroll in the program for class credit. This is a 3 credit class: PSYC 4030 (Cross Cultural Psychology) for undergraduate students and PSYC 6030 (Cross Cultural Psychology) for graduate students. ($4,000; airfare included). 

 For more information contact: Dr. Kelly Lewis (

Study Abroad in Argentina During Maymester 2011

"Human Rights in Argentina: From Dictatorship to Democracy (1976-Today)"

This exciting interdisciplinary Study Abroad program will be offered during Maymester 2011. The program will be offered in English and will take place from May 13 to May 31, 2011. This program is suited for students in Psychology, the literature/culture concentration of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, and students pursuing a certificate degree in Latin American Studies through the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies. The program is also suited for students in departments such as Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology or Women’s Studies who have an interest in international approaches in their disciplines. The program is cosponsored by the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, and the Center for Human Rights and Democracy. You can view photos from last year's trip at   ($2,300; airfare not included)

For more information contact: Dr. Gabriel Kuperminc (