The programs listed below were selected because they offer particularly strong courses in communication studies, because they offer a wide variety of general education courses, or because they are good for language study.
While we suggest you look at these highlighted programs first, feel free to browse the programs section of the Study Abroad website and consult materials in the Study Abroad Resource Room.
CIEE Buenos Aires Liberal Arts
This program for advanced Spanish students offers a combination of specially designed classes at FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales) and direct enrollment in courses in the academic departments and faculties at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Argentina, and the Instituto Nacional Universitario de Arte. The program is designed to provide a critical appreciation of Argentina and its importance in Latin America from the perspective of the social sciences and humanities. Note: Prior Spanish language study is required.
Regents Semester in Australia
The Iowa Regents Semester in Australia offers undergraduate students an opportunity to study for a semester at the University of Newcastle or the University of Tasmania.
CIEE Chile, Santiago Program
This program offers a combination of special CIEE courses and direct enrollment with Chilean students in regular courses at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and the Universidad de Chile. The program is designed to provide first-hand knowledge of contemporary issues and cultural patterns in Chile. Available for a semester or for an academic year. Note: Prior Spanish language study is required.
This exchange program with Aalborg University allows UI students to take up to a semester or year of study in Denmark. Though the language of instruction at Aalborg University is Danish, there are many departments that offer courses in English.
CIEE Lima Liberal Arts Program
This program combines a CIEE-taught course with direct enrollment alongside Peruvian students at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Immersion allows students to refine language skills and to develop an understanding of contemporary Peruvian society. Note: Prior Spanish language study is required.
Korea Exchange Ewha Womans University
Ewha Womans University was founded in 1886 in what is now the Chong-dong district of Seoul. It is the world’s largest university for women. Courses are taught in English.
The University of Lancaster
The University of Lancaster’s Media and Cultural Studies program is a particularly good choice for Communication Studies majors.
Iowa Regents Semester in Wales
The program begins with a three-week course on British life and politics, after which students enroll in regular courses offered by the University of Wales-Swansea. Communication Studies majors have transferred several courses from the exciting school of Media and Communication Studies at Swansea.