The primary mission of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue is to connect scholars working in different countries. One way to do this is to start with students, helping them to locate study abroad opportunities in order to begin establishing connections with scholars in other countries. A list of a few such possibilities follows – add your own!
Cité des Télécoms 3rd Doctoral Summer School: Between International, Transnational and Global History : Information Technologies at Borders, 19th-21st C. (23-25 September 2013,
International Summer Academy on Peacebuilding & Intercultural Dialogue (Institute for Peace and Dialogue, Vienna, Austria, 1-11 September, 2013)
STTF2013 Summer School: Sustainable Technologies and Transdisciplinary futures: From collaborative design to digital fabrication (July 8-12, 2013, ISCTE-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal)
15th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute (June 24 -July 5, 2013, University of Oxford) Sponsored by the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania and the Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford (PCMLP)
Gonzaga University Summer Institute in Intercultural Communication and Professional Media, June 11- June 27 and June 28 -July 14, 2013, Cagli, Italy
University of Georgia, Communication Studies: “International Perspectives on Interracial Communication In Costa Rica” Study Abroad Program – June 6 to July 3, 2013
Study abroad in Lisbon – University of Massachusetts Amherst program
Bring your classes to Peru! The Department of Communication at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) is taking program requests for winter and summer faculty-led programs.
AIESEC (New York)
CIMBA (managed by the Consortium of Universities for International Studies, credit awarded by University of Iowa, courses are offered in Italy)
College of Global Studies, Arcadia University
Council on International Educational Exchange
NOTE: Michael Stohl, University of California, Santa Barbara, has been recognized for his extraordinary contributions to international education by the Council for International Education and Exchange (CIEE) through a $25,000 scholarship established in his name. The Stohl Scholarships will help non-traditional, first-generation, or economically challenged students to study abroad.
Global Youth Leadership Institute (Wisconsin, USA)
A project of the British Council.
Informal list of study abroad opportunities, mostly in EU countries
ScholarshipPortal (funded by the European Commission)
New (October 2010) official listing of opportunities to study, teach, or perform research in Europe – some open to those residing outside Europe.
SIT Graduate Institute (Vermont, USA)
SIT Study Abroad (Vermont, USA)
Offers many scholarships for students who want to study abroad; most are for high school students.
Offer a variety of fellowships for international study (and sometimes research); for example, the Halle Foundation Fellowship is specifically designed for students in Georgia, and includes those in media/communication; the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship is for post-graduate work experience in Germany.
Fulbright Hays Group Projects Abroad
Encourages U.S. institutions of higher education to develop proposals that will assist U.S. undergraduates to participate in new and existing study abroad programs.
Fulbright Program for US Students
The US Department of State sends 1500 students abroad each year (graduate and undergraduate).
Offers several scholarships at different levels (undergraduate, graduate, post- graduate) for study (or research) in Poland.
Luce Scholars Program
Year-long immersion experience in Asia for US citizens without specialization in Asian Studies; perfect for the year after graduating college.
Offers a variety of fellowships and loans for study in the Netherlands.
US-Japan Bridging Foundation
Offers grants for undergraduates to study in Japan for a semester or year.
Special program to help US students study in China.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
provides many pragmatic details for students considering studying abroad, from how much it costs, to where to get support.
has a focus on international communication, among other topics.