Alert

See the latest updates on Pitt's response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Featured Study Abroad Programs

As a Pitt student, you can go almost anywhere, and study for one, three weeks, or a semester. Check out our section featuring popular and new destinations for CGS students to study abroad and away.

PROGRAMS WITH A HEALTH CARE FOCUS

Comparative Healthcare in Graz
(Summer, Panther Program)

This study abroad experience in Graz, Austria will immerse you in an international environment where healthcare and policy differs significantly from the United States.

Health Care in the British Context
(Summer, Panther program)

This short-term, accelerated summer program on the Comparative Healthcare Systems and Global Perspectives on Nursing History is a unique opportunity to compare the healthcare systems of the US and the UK and explore questions of universal healthcare, including issues of inequality in accessing it.

Himalayan Health & Wilderness First Responder
(Summer, Panther Program)

Join a group of twenty students for five and a half weeks during the early summer in North India to learn about the challenges of emergency medicine, public health and medical care in the Himalayas, one of the most spectacular mountain ranges on earth.

Disaster Relief and Response in Oregon
(Summer, Panther Program)

This 2-week study away program will take you to the University of Oregon located in Eugene, Oregon. The course will focus on the causes, mitigation, and response to disasters as well as insight into the disaster management system in Oregon and the United States. Download program flyer.

Urban-Rural Healthcare in Pittsburgh & Bradford
(Spring break, Panther program)

You will learn how the American health care system works, what are some of the fundamental ideas that have framed it and the processes taken to modify it. 

Leiden University
(Semester, Exchange Program)

Most programs at Leiden offer a selection of courses in English.  Pitt students may choose from the following areas for electives: a) Global Public Health, b) Earth, Energy and Sustainability, c) Governance, Development, and Sustainability, d) World Politics, e) International Justice, and f) Human Diversity.  

PROGRAMS WITH A HUMANITIES, NATURAL SCIENCES, OR SOCIAL SCIENCES FOCUS

Pitt in Florence
(Summer / Semester, Panther Program)

This semester program is designed for students of all majors interested in: Italian language, culture, studio arts, art history, cinema, psychology, urban studies and more. 

Food Studies in Italy
(Summer, Panther Program)

This program is designed for undergraduate students interested in the relationship between food, gender, and sustainability in the context of Italy.

U.S. Civil Rights Movement
(Spring Break, Panther Program)

This domestic program will introduce students to the history of the modern Civil Rights Movement through visits to key sites of the freedom struggle.

Pitt in London
(Summer / Semester, Panther Program)

Pitt in London (summer) offers a variety of courses across different disciplines. 

Pitt in London (semester) offers a variety of courses across different disciplines and an optional part-time internship.

Leiden University
(Semester, Exchange Program)

Most programs at Leiden offer a selection of courses in English.  Pitt students may choose from the following areas for electives: a) Global Public Health, b) Earth, Energy and Sustainability, c) Governance, Development, and Sustainability, d) World Politics, e) International Justice, and f) Human Diversity. 

Pitt in Ecuador
(Summer, Panther Program)
This 12-credit program is just shy of 8-weeks. It is designed for students interested in Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies and Culture.

PROGRAMS WITH A MEDIA & PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS FOCUS

Pitt in LA: The American Film Industry
(Summer, Panther Program)

Interested in working in the film and TV industry?  Learn from leading producers, directors, writers, executives, and other above and below the line working professionals from Los Angeles.

Pittsburgh – London Film Program
(Semester, Panther Program)

The Pittsburgh-London Film Program aims to provide students with a uniquely rich academic and cultural experience, combining the highest level of academic expertise with the world class production skills of the Derek Jarman Lab.

Pitt in Dublin
(Summer, Panther Program)

This program in Ireland is designed for students of all majors with particular interests in literature, international marketing, communications, pop culture and more.

Pitt in Sidney
(Semester, Panther Program)

This program offers courses on topics as diverse as communications, writing, and media, cultures and societies, literary and film analysis, urban studies, infrastructure, and the built environment.

PROGRAMS WITH A PUBLIC SERVICE FOCUS

Global Service Learning: Bolivia
(Summer, Panther Program)

This program in Bolivia is designed for students with an interest in consulting and non-profit management who are seeking a hands-on, project-based experience that will allow you to develop professional skills while benefiting a global community partner.

Global Service Learning: Trinidad
(Spring, Panther Program)

This spring program in Trinidad is designed for students with an interest in consulting and non-profit management who are seeking a hands-on, project-based experience that will allow you to develop professional skills while benefiting a global community partner.

PROGRAMS WITH A HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE FOCUS

Wrongful Conviction – London
(Summer, Panther Program)

This four-week, accelerated summer program provides students with the opportunity to study human rights and focus on the specific area of wrongful conviction.

Leiden University
(Semester, Exchange Program)

Most programs at Leiden offer a selection of courses in English.  Pitt students may choose from the following areas for electives: a) Global Public Health, b) Earth, Energy and Sustainability, c) Governance, Development, and Sustainability, d) World Politics, e) International Justice, and f) Human Diversity.  

INTERNSHIPS

If you want to complete an internship, you must meet with your advisor to discuss how an internship will fit in with your program. The approval process can be time-consuming—please start early.

Programs such as Pitt in London and IES have exciting internships available in many fields. Arcadia and CIEE have service-learning opportunities available. Inquire about at the Global Experiences office.

Note: This is only a sampling of the many available programs. Please visit the Global Experiences website for more options.