Political Science

Advising will be a collaborative experience for students with the help of your Academic Advisor and major specific Education Abroad advisor. 

As a Political Science major or minor, you can:

  • Explore a variety of courses to count towards your plan of study, including Political Science foreign study credit towards the major, related and elective credits.
  • Study at many programs around the world that offer political science courses in special topics.
  • Participate in courses abroad with diverse student populations that enrich classroom discussions.
  • Select a program with service learning or volunteer-based extracurricular options.
  • Intern or participate in research for academic credit.

How will #UConnChangeYourWorld

These programs are recommended based on your academic interests but students can explore additional approved program options via the Program Search.

Faculty-Led:

Winter in Costa Rica
Heredia, Costa Rica
Faculty-led, short-term program that includes two homestays and 6 academic credits.

Exchange:

Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top ranking, major research university.

Lund University
Lund, Swedan
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in Sweden at a top 100 world university.

National University of Singapore
Republic of Singapore
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top institution with a distinct global Asian perspective.

University of Haifa
Haifa, Israel
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in Israel with a religiously diverse student body and rich history.

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, England
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a prestigious, highly ranked British research university.

Yonsei University
Seoul, South Korea
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at Korea’s oldest university, just outside Seoul.

Affiliated:

CEPA Foundation- Intercultual Leadership Program in Strasbourg, France
Strasbourg, France
Summer program in a multicultural location developing leadership competencies for a globalized world.

CIS Abroad Semester in Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador
Semester and Academic Year options in a location that blends the modern world with the ancient.

London South Bank University with Internship
London, England
Semester options with an internship worth academic credit and global networking opportunities.

Washington Center
Washington, D.C.
Domestic program with internship, semester options.

Finances are an integral part of the program selection and planning process. Research scholarships early to meet application deadlines and request feedback on essays from advisors and the Writing Center.

Featured Scholarships:

McMahon Family Endowment for Global Education

Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship

To learn more and discover other financial opportunities to fund your Education Abroad opportunity, visit our scholarships page.

 

Students are encouraged to gather information through advising and participating in Education Abroad events:

Education Abroad Calendar
Learn about upcoming information sessions and events.

Education Abroad Advisor
Schedule an appointment.

Political Science Department
Schedule an appointment with your advisor. 

Financial Aid for Education Abroad
Learn how to use your financial aid.

Academic

Advising will be a collaborative experience for students with the help of your Academic Advisor and major specific Education Abroad advisor. 

As a Political Science major or minor, you can:

  • Explore a variety of courses to count towards your plan of study, including Political Science foreign study credit towards the major, related and elective credits.
  • Study at many programs around the world that offer political science courses in special topics.
  • Participate in courses abroad with diverse student populations that enrich classroom discussions.
  • Select a program with service learning or volunteer-based extracurricular options.
  • Intern or participate in research for academic credit.

How will #UConnChangeYourWorld

Programs

These programs are recommended based on your academic interests but students can explore additional approved program options via the Program Search.

Faculty-Led:

Winter in Costa Rica
Heredia, Costa Rica
Faculty-led, short-term program that includes two homestays and 6 academic credits.

Exchange:

Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top ranking, major research university.

Lund University
Lund, Swedan
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in Sweden at a top 100 world university.

National University of Singapore
Republic of Singapore
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a top institution with a distinct global Asian perspective.

University of Haifa
Haifa, Israel
Semester and Academic Year exchanges in Israel with a religiously diverse student body and rich history.

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, England
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at a prestigious, highly ranked British research university.

Yonsei University
Seoul, South Korea
Semester and Academic Year exchanges at Korea’s oldest university, just outside Seoul.

Affiliated:

CEPA Foundation- Intercultual Leadership Program in Strasbourg, France
Strasbourg, France
Summer program in a multicultural location developing leadership competencies for a globalized world.

CIS Abroad Semester in Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador
Semester and Academic Year options in a location that blends the modern world with the ancient.

London South Bank University with Internship
London, England
Semester options with an internship worth academic credit and global networking opportunities.

Washington Center
Washington, D.C.
Domestic program with internship, semester options.

Finances

Finances are an integral part of the program selection and planning process. Research scholarships early to meet application deadlines and request feedback on essays from advisors and the Writing Center.

Featured Scholarships:

McMahon Family Endowment for Global Education

Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship

To learn more and discover other financial opportunities to fund your Education Abroad opportunity, visit our scholarships page.

 

Resources & Contacts

Students are encouraged to gather information through advising and participating in Education Abroad events:

Education Abroad Calendar
Learn about upcoming information sessions and events.

Education Abroad Advisor
Schedule an appointment.

Political Science Department
Schedule an appointment with your advisor. 

Financial Aid for Education Abroad
Learn how to use your financial aid.

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