Are you a College of General Studies student looking to study abroad?  Look no further.

Here at Pitt Study Abroad, we build programs for every student, regardless of school. While the bulk of our programs are available to CGS students, the following programs line up closest with your specific requirements. We’re sure you will find something that works for you- either from this list, or from our program search

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Comparative Justice in Ireland

The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s Criminal Justice program is offering a Comparative Justice study abroad program to Dublin, Ireland. This comparative exploration of the Republic of Ireland’s justice system is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in criminal justice, juvenile justice, law, sociology, or human relations.

Throughout the week, students will meet with representatives from the court, police and correctional systems. Site visits will include the criminal court, a prison, and a juvenile facility. Students will spend time exploring Dublin, taking in the historical sites and getting a feel for the culture and rich history. Also, there is one day trip planned to Cork and Cobh with a stop at Blarney Castle. This trip will include a tour of Spike Island (prison island) and Cork City Gaol. 

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Pitt in Bolivia

With more than 10 million people, two thirds of whom identify as indigenous, Bolivia is an exciting country in which to learn about indigenous culture & politics, social movements, and the political transitions that have emerged across the region in recent years. Students will enroll in six to nine credits, selecting from several subject areas. All students will enroll in sociolinguistics and comparative health courses and have the option to add on an additional indigenous language (Aymara and Quechua) course.

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pitt in cyprus

Pitt in Cyprus is a four week program based in Paphos (Pafos), Cyprus.  This unique program offers you the opportunity to study on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.  You will reside and take your courses in classrooms at Neapolis University on the western side of the island.  The theme for the program once again is Conflict and Conflict Resolution.  

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Pitt in Dublin

The University of Pittsburgh's European Union Center of Excellence/European Studies Center and the Study Abroad Office are excited to offer this summer abroad program in Dublin. You will earn six Pitt credits while exploring Ireland's history and culture.

This four-week summer program offers you the opportunity to experience first hand the world famous Irish literature, theater, and music.  Cultural activities in may include a city tour of Dublin, greyhound racing, a night of Irish music and dancing as well as excursions to Glendolough and Galway.

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pitt in ecuador

 

Pitt in Ecuador at the Andes and Amazon Field School is designed to immerse you in the Amazonian environment in an interdisciplinary context.  If you are interested in less commonly taught, indigenous languages, you study Kichwa language in the afternoon. In the mornings you can choose from a variety of courses to get you out into the forest and community. You don't need to have studied Spanish to participate in Pitt in Ecuador- all courses are taught in English.

The mission of the Andes and Amazon Field School is to provide a safe and comfortable setting in the Ecuadorian Amazon where native cultural specialists can work together with academic scholars and students to preserve Amazonian knowledge of nature; to explore new ways of preserving biodiversity in the increasingly fragmented Amazonian forest and of sustaining Amazonian communities together with the environment. The Field School will prepare you for work with indigenous communities whether in NGOs, business, or government settings.

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global mental health florence

 

This program takes place in both Pittsburgh and Florence, Italy.  There will be 4 pre-departure sessions in Pittsburgh prior to departing for Florence. This program compares global mental health in Italy and the United States.  Students will examine the demands for mental health services, the scope of services within each profession and issues concerning access to, costs of, and payment for services.

Over the course of the program students will explore and compare the scope of services within the primary mental health professions of psychology, social work and counseling. The students will cross culturally review topics such as: education and training, ethics, professional identity and psychotherapy practice. In addition, students study historical developments, critical issues in governmental policies and funding for services.

Through lectures and structured site visits, students will develop an appreciation for the differences and similarities of the professional roles and identities of psychologists and the context in which each profession is practiced in Italy and the United States.

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comparative healthcare in graz

This four week study abroad experience will immerse you in an international setting where health care and policy differs from the United States: Graz, Austria. Consider Graz the Pittsburgh of Europe.  A town rich in history, it is the second largest city in Austria and, like Pittsburgh, has always been a "student city."  This program provides students with a comparative focus on health care systems- this focus is crucial if you are hoping to work in the ever changing and evolving U.S. health care system.

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pitt in london

 

You want classes that fit your major. You want an internship. You want to live in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. You want to study abroad with Pitt in London. 

Pitt in London offers more than 20 courses in subjects like English Literature, Economics, Political Science, Business, and more.  Your lecturers will be faculty from universities throughout the city along with Pitt faculty based at the CAPA London Center. 

Learn the Underground as you commute from your flat in a typical London neighborhood to your optional, part-time internship for credit. Whether you study History or Human Resources, Pitt in London has an internship for you. In fact -- we guarantee it.

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pitt in sydney

 

Whether you are just looking to take classes abroad or take classes alongside an internship, Pitt in Sydney offers you what you need.

Courses in film, literature, political science, business and more are offered with a focus on the Australian context, allowing you to take what you are learning beyond the classroom.  You will have the opportunity to study with both Pitt faculty and faculty from universities across Sydney, such as the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney.  The campus of Australian Catholic University will serve as your academic base where you will take courses alongside students from across the United States.  The office of CAPA International Education, Pitt’s partner for the program, is located a short walk away.

Take a trip across the Harbor Bridge every day as you commute from your apartment in the Waterloo neighborhood of the city to classes and your optional part-time internship.  Whatever your interests and course of study, Pitt in Sydney has an internship for you.  In fact, we guarantee it.

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pitt in tanzania

 

Jambo Panthers!  The Pitt in Tanzania - Health, Cultural, and Swahili Language Immersion Program is a six-week, ten credit summer program designed to provide you with a unique educational opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture and society of the Swahili speaking people of Tanzania.  You will spend one week in Pittsburgh beginning coursework prior to departure for Tanzania.  You then travel to Iringa, Tanzania where you spend five weeks studying language, culture and health issues.  

The program is located in rural Iringa, Tanzania.  Classes will be taught at the CIEE center in Iringa. The program is designed to offer classroom instruction, language exchange with native speakers, excursions, and cultural activities. It uses a functional approach and is ideal for students who would like to learn Swahili in a relatively short period of time as they enrich their cross-cultural experience and language proficiency.

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Semester Programs

pitt in florence

 

Whether you are fluent in Italian or don’t speak a word of it, Pitt in Florence gives you the chance to study a variety of subjects in one of Italy’s most beautiful and popular cities.  Cobblestone streets, open-air markets, cappuccino, and more await you on this semester-long program. 

Pitt collaborates with CAPA International Education for the Pitt in Florence program.  A beautiful piazza and marble staircase welcome you to your home base for the program.  We can’t wait to have you join us!

 

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pitt in london

You want classes that fit your major. You want an internship. You want to live in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. You want to study abroad with Pitt in London. 

Pitt in London offers more than 20 courses in subjects like English Literature, Economics, Political Science, Business, and more.  Your lecturers will be faculty from universities throughout the city along with Pitt faculty based at the CAPA London Center. 

Learn the Underground as you commute from your flat in a typical London neighborhood to your optional, part-time internship for credit. Whether you study History or Human Resources, Pitt in London has an internship for you. In fact -- we guarantee it.

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pitt in sydney

Whether you are just looking to take classes abroad or take classes alongside an internship, Pitt in Sydney offers you what you need.

Courses in film, literature, political science, business and more are offered with a focus on the Australian context, allowing you to take what you are learning beyond the classroom.  You will have the opportunity to study with both Pitt faculty and faculty from universities across Sydney, such as the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney.  The campus of Australian Catholic University will serve as your academic base where you will take courses alongside students from across the United States.  The office of CAPA International Education, Pitt’s partner for the program, is located a short walk away.

Take a trip across the Harbor Bridge every day as you commute from your apartment in the Waterloo neighborhood of the city to classes and your optional part-time internship.  Whatever your interests and course of study, Pitt in Sydney has an internship for you.  In fact, we guarantee it.

Learn More.