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International Programs

Whatever your area of interest, the College of Arts and Sciences offers a way to deepen your exploration of it through international programs. We emphasize global citizenship — awareness and experience of the world beyond U.S. borders — in every aspect of our programs.


Explore, study, and apply academic content through international experiences.

Students in Ghana

UA in Ghana: Service Learning

This course offers students a unique opportunity to get involved with African communities in a tangible way by integrating service projects with classroom learning. Service-learning agencies include Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency, elementary schools, hospitals, Governor’s offices, and more.

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UA in Italy: Working Across Cultures

This unique program combines professional development with travel abroad and work experience. Students will prepare for internships during May Interim through an online course that will feature a group project in Italy and internship placement during Summer I through the Sant’Anna Institute.

Students in Costa Rica

UA in Costa Rica: Tropical Environments

The UA in Costa Rica: Understanding Tropical Environments program takes students to the beautiful country of Costa Rica during the Spring semester. Students earn a full semester’s worth of credit in less than two months — and are done by Spring Break!

Two More Great Resources

The Education Abroad office assists students in pursuing educational opportunities all over the globe. To find out how you can study, intern, research, teach, or volunteer abroad, use the Education Abroad website to search for programs, schedule an appointment with an advisor, and apply! It’s time to discover the world.

Bama Bloggers Abroad are Arts & Sciences students writing about their experiences around the globe — Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Central America, Europe, North America, and South America. Check out their posts for a taste of what to expect from your study abroad experience.

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