Study Away

By studying psychology away, students not only gain a fresh perspective on their academic development, but benefit from personal enrichment as well.  There is new scholarship money available to assist students with UAB Study Away programs.  Visit the UAB Office for Study Away at http://studyaway.uab.edu for more information on how to apply for these scholarships.  In order to participate in the programs listed below, students must first gain approval by applying through http://studyaway.uab.edu.

BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS:  STUDY AWAY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM!  

University of Hull, located on the eastern coast of England, is 200 miles from both London and Edinburgh.  Its psychology department is one of the oldest established in the UK and the university, as a whole, boasts a reputation for friendliness.  For more information, click here

STUDY AWAY IN IRELAND!

National University of Ireland, Galway is located on Galway Bay along the western coast of Ireland.  Despite its small town feel, Galway is one of the most rapidly growing cities in Europe.  This economic growth is also reflected within the university--particularly within the psychology department as research has increased significantly in recent years.  Galway is the perfect city in which to experience traditional Irish culture and is about a 3 hour drive away from Dublin.  Click here for more information.

STUDY AWAY IN SOUTH AFRICA!

University of Cape Town is one of Africa's leading teaching and research institutions.  Its psychology department is the leading research department in South Africa.  The university offers a diverse mix of people and cultures as international students make up 20 percent of the population.  For more information on study away at the University of Cape Town, click here.

STUDY AWAY IN NEW ZEALAND!

University of Otago is located in Dunedin, the second-largest city in New Zealand's South Island.  It is a true university town near to beautiful beaches, bays, and wildlife.  The University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest university and its psychology department has been rated as the best psychology department in New Zealand.  For more information, click here.

STUDY AWAY IN SPAIN!

Study away in the heart of Andalusia at the University of Jaén with Dr. Ed Cook on a faculty-led program during May term 2011!  This program will include trips to major tourist sites in southern Spain.  Students will be required to enroll in one psychology course along with one Spanish language/culture class.  For more information, click here.

University of Santiago de Compostela is one of Spain's most prestigious institutions located in the northwest region of Spain.  Santiago de Compostela is a small university town that is reputed for its hospitality.  Students must have completed SPA 202 or equivalent to attend this program. 

STUDY PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW IN LINCOLN, NEBRASKA!

As awarded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, undergraduate students are provided with room, board, and stipend for 1 year to work in the law and psychology research laboratories at the University of Nebraska.  For more information, visit www.unl.edu/psychlawreu.

This is just a sampling of the programs available.  Click here for more information about these programs along with hundreds of others open to UAB students.  Contact your academic advisor as well as UAB Study Away for more information on these and other PY Study Away programs around the world (934-3850).