Highlighted Study Abroad Programs

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A group of students enjoying their study abroad experience

LMU offers a wide range of study abroad programs for students of all majors and disciplines. The highlighted programs below offer International Relations majors/minors unique opportunities to explore and study abroad while taking distinctive courses for majors/minors.

Covering all corners of the globe, you will find summer, fall, and spring programs, internship and study programs, and diverse areas of focus.

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Students travel to Zagreb, Sarajevo, and Vis to meet war survivors, peacebuilders, and religious figures.
Study dynamics of war and peace while traveling the Balkans!
Students study development, power, and language while they live in Quito and visit the Galapagos Islands.
Learn about sustainability in a Cloud Forest!
Students take courses in Political Science, Classics and Archaeology, Economics, History and many more as well as intern
Intern and study in the bustling capital city London!
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IAU hosts a lecture series each semester, which examines topics in international diplomacy, politics and economics!
Experience life in the South of France!
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Hong Kong
At CUHK the Contemporary China Studies Program offers Humanities and Social Science courses with focus on current China
Study and live in the bustling city of Hong Kong!
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Courses are supplemented by trips to host communities, field stations, NGO headquarters, and ecological sites.
Get hands on experience on India's socioeconomic trends!
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Students have the opportunity to live side by side with local students and international students!
Immerse yourself in the Japanese culture!
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New Zealand
Students learn about the Maori culture through a comprehensive orientation program.
Experience all that New Zealand has to offer!
An alpaca!
LMU students learn how indigenous communities are working to preserve their culture in the face of global change.
Travel through Peru to learn about indigenous rights!
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South Korea
Students can choose from a range of disciplines taking courses alongside local and international students.
Take courses in Korean and English at Sogang University!
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South Africa
Students serve community-based organizations that focus on health issues, gender inequities, and sustainable living.
Combine your study abroad experience with service!