Every year a number of Political Science students take advantage of the numerous opportunities offered by CSU’s Education Abroad program to study in foreign colleges and universities for academic credit. This is a particularly nice complement to coursework in the Global Politics and Policy Concentration although all Political Science students are encouraged to study abroad. The Political Science department will work with students to ensure credits earned abroad will apply to degree requirements at CSU.
Programs with Political Science Coursework
CSU Education Abroad offers several programs with political science coursework. Many of these programs include English-language instruction.
- Kansai Gaidai University (Hirakata, Japan)
- University of Economics, Central and East European Studies Program (Prague, Czech Republic)
- Criminology and Criminal Justice Program (Prague, Czech Republic)
- Universität Bamberg (Bamberg, Germany)
- Radboud University (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
- Universidad de Alcalá (Alcalá de Henares, Spain)
- Keele University (Keele, UK)
- Swansea University (Swansea, UK)
- University of Exeter (Exeter, UK)
- University of Leicester (Leicester, UK)
- University of Reading (Reading, UK)
- Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)
- University of South Australia (Adelaide, Australia)
- University of Tasmania (Hobart, Australia)
- University of Western Australia (Perth, Australia)
- Lincoln University (Lincoln, New Zealand)
- Massey University (Auckland, New Zealand)
Over the years, many Political Science students have participated in the Hansard Scholars program. Based in London, students are placed in internships in the British House of Commons and take courses on British Politics, parliamentary democracy, and policy-making in the UK.
The CSU Education Abroad Office offers three summer internship programs in partnership with EUSA, with opportunities for Political Science students in: