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Education Abroad

Why study away? Because you will not only gain a fresh perspective on your academic development, but you'll benefit from personal enrichment as well. Studying away has more benefits than we can list here, but they include:

  • broadening your curriculum experience
  • giving you a new perspective on our country
  • teaching you about other countries through shared experiences
Psychology students visit the Taj Mahal in India. Psychology students visit the Taj Mahal in India.

Research shows employers highly value these experiences and skills, and study-away can improve your future professional and financial potential.

Study Away Opportunities

A complete list of opportunities are available on the UAB Education Abroad website. You must gain approval to participate in these programs; contact UAB Education Abroad at least one month before the application deadline for the program that interests you. You can also contact your academic advisor for more information on these and other psychology programs around the world.

Past Study Away Trips

  • Stockholm, Sweden — Stockholm University
  • New Delhi, India
  • Prague, Czech Republic — Charles University
  • United Kingdom — Lancaster University and Hull University
  • Galway, Ireland — National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Cape Town, South Africa — University of Cape Town
  • Dunedin, New Zealand — University of Otago
  • Andalusia, Spain — University of Jaén
  • Lincoln, Nebraska — University of Nebraska 

Covering the Costs

Most scholarships and financial aid can be used on a semester away. Visit the Education Abroad students section for more information on how to apply for these scholarships.