Study Abroad Programs with an HHD Focus
Penn State offers many study abroad programs with course work that may be related to your major in the College of Health and Human Development. Below is a list of some of these programs.
Study Abroad Programs with a Health or Human Development Focus
Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
Bond University, located on the eastern coast of Australia about an hour's drive north of Brisbane, offers a number of courses that will receive course equivalencies in Hospitality Management (see Program Course Historical List or speak with your HM academic adviser).
CELA: Belize offers "One Health: Public Health in the Tropics" during the summer. Coursework may be of interest to students interested in medical school, public health, or other health professions graduate programs.
CELA also offers health internships of 3 to 16 weeks in duration in hospitals, health clinics, or community education programs.
Center for European Studies: Maastricht
The Center for European Studies at Maastricht University in the Netherlands offers programs in Health, Medicine, and Life Sciences during fall and spring semesters. Courses are available in the areas of public health, healthcare administration, epidemiology, medicine, and more.
CzechMates (Brno, Czech Republic)
CzechMates offers both semester and summer programs located at Masaryk University. Students take an intercultural communication course and may have the opportunity to take a Kinesiology course depending upon availability. Kinesiology-related internships are also available.
DIS Copenhagen offers several health and human development-related programs. A summer program and research opportunities are also available.
Copenhagen offers the following relevant programs: Child Development, Global Health, Neuroscience, Pre-Medicine/Health Science, and Public Health
IES London: Health Practice and Policy
IES London: Health Practice and Policy offers semester-long programs that enable students to take courses at either City, University of London or Queen Mary, University of London. The program concludes with a 10-day trip to Kingston, Jamaica, to help students understand health care challenges and local public-private partnerships there.
IES Santiago, Chile, Health Studies
IES Santiago, Chile, Health Studies offers advanced Spanish students interested in pre-med, pre-health, and other health careers the opportunity to gain health care-related experiences while improving their Spanish language skills. Fall and spring semester study is available.
UVA in Valencia
The University of Virginia's Global Health program in Valencia, Spain, is a summer program during which students take a Spanish language course and a Comparative Health Care Systems course. Students interested in careers in medicine, other health professions, or health administration may be interested in this program.