Education Abroad

Featured Study Abroad Programs

The department offers three faculty-led programs that are taught and led by political science faculty.

London Class 2


Comparative Public Policy & Law

This spring semester course includes international travel
in the UK and examines key public policy making theories, roles of various policy tools, and the relationship between public policy and key institutional partners in London with a heightened focus on terrorism, borders, and criminal justice.

Visit Parliament, the Clink Prison Museum, The Tower of London, and more!

WHERE: London, UK


COURSE REQUIREMENT: POLS 371A Study Abroad--London: Comparative UK and US Policy (3 credits)


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Politics of Food in Spain and Morocco

Explore the intersection of food, culture and politics in Spain and Morocco. This class offers many exciting opportunities
via cultural workshops and field trips. Learn more about how political and cultural systems deeply influence food, its production and consumption, and shape people's lives in these countries.

Students will gain hands-on experience through homestays, visits to local markets and businesses, and cooking workshops. By comparing the food systems in Spain and Morocco, student will develop a better understanding of their food systems here at home.

CITIES VISITED: Granada, Spain and Rabat, Morocco


COURSE REQUIREMENT: POLS482D Politics of Food in the Mediterranean (3 Credits)


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Recommended Political Science Programs Abroad

Our political science faculty has curated this list of recommended abroad programs that will enhance a student's studies within the political science department. The programs come in a variety of price points, durations, geographic locations and learning formats (i.e. study, research, service learning, etc.) These programs are CSU-approved, so credits transfer.

Short Term - 1 to 8 weeks

Long Term - Semesters to a Year


Semester at Sea

Experience multiple cultures and countries in one education abroad experience by sailing the world on Semester at Sea’s traveling campus. Aboard the Semester at Sea ship, students will take classes while sailing between countries and then apply their classroom studies to the countries they visit. CSU is the proud home of Semester at Sea, so all academic credits taken aboard the ship will transfer for CSU students.

How do I start?

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to start the process? The Education Abroad office is here to help!