Human Rights

Studying abroad as a Human Rights major or minor can provide you with opportunities to: 

  • Investigate the historical and social contexts of human rights movements, including the roles of culture, identity, political economy, and international law, in global environments.
  • Learn how grassroots activists, individuals, and communities are giving meaning to human rights movements at local levels.
  • Bolster your resume with practical experiences and demonstrated intercultural competencies.

The earliest term that you are able to participate in an experience abroad is the summer directly after your first year.

Human Rights Majors often take part in internships to fulfill their capstone requirement which can be done abroad. Human Rights Minors must complete an internship to fulfill their requirements which can be done abroad. 

When planning an experience abroad, be sure to keep in mind your electives, any extra credits you may be able to use to your advantage, as well as current and upcoming terms in your course of study.

As a Human Rights major or minor, you can: 

  • Participate in an internship abroad to satisfy your thesis requirement and gain real-world experience working with human rights organizations. 
  • Explore a variety of courses that can count towards your major or minor as core requirements, related courses, and electives.

Prefilled exchange search with humanities selected

Prefilled affiliated program search with humanities selected

Prefilled internship search with humanities selected

There are many resources available to students to help offset, supplement, and assist with the costs of studying abroad. As a Human Rights major, here are some of the tailored scholarships that are available to you. 

McMahon Family Endowment for Global Education

Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship

To learn more about these scholarships and to discover other opportunities, navigate to our scholarships page to explore more of what is available to you.

About

Studying abroad as a Human Rights major or minor can provide you with opportunities to: 

  • Investigate the historical and social contexts of human rights movements, including the roles of culture, identity, political economy, and international law, in global environments.
  • Learn how grassroots activists, individuals, and communities are giving meaning to human rights movements at local levels.
  • Bolster your resume with practical experiences and demonstrated intercultural competencies.

Academic

The earliest term that you are able to participate in an experience abroad is the summer directly after your first year.

Human Rights Majors often take part in internships to fulfill their capstone requirement which can be done abroad. Human Rights Minors must complete an internship to fulfill their requirements which can be done abroad. 

When planning an experience abroad, be sure to keep in mind your electives, any extra credits you may be able to use to your advantage, as well as current and upcoming terms in your course of study.

Programs

As a Human Rights major or minor, you can: 

  • Participate in an internship abroad to satisfy your thesis requirement and gain real-world experience working with human rights organizations. 
  • Explore a variety of courses that can count towards your major or minor as core requirements, related courses, and electives.

Prefilled exchange search with humanities selected

Prefilled affiliated program search with humanities selected

Prefilled internship search with humanities selected

Finances

There are many resources available to students to help offset, supplement, and assist with the costs of studying abroad. As a Human Rights major, here are some of the tailored scholarships that are available to you. 

McMahon Family Endowment for Global Education

Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship

To learn more about these scholarships and to discover other opportunities, navigate to our scholarships page to explore more of what is available to you.

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