Study Abroad

Study Abroad Exchanges & Programs

University of Canberra – Australia

Fall & Spring semesters

The University of Canberra is situated in Australia’s capital city, home of its Commonwealth Government, situated between the country’s two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne. Canberra, known to locals as ‘the 20 minute city’ because nothing is very far away, is home to a population approaching 350,000. Students will have an opportunity to take courses in a variety of areas across the scope of political science discipline.

Leuphana University – Lüneburg, Germany

Fall semester only

The Department of Political Science is pleased to announce that it has entered into an exchange agreement with Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany. Students will take courses focusing on IR, comparative government, and European politics.

Salzburg College – Salzburg, Austria

Fall, Spring and Summer semesters

Political Science students have the opportunity to participate in a semester program in Austria at Salzburg College. Salzburg College offers you an academic program tailored to your needs, with small classes and dedicated professors who encourage you to integrate your personal experience into your course work. Salzburg is one of the most beautiful cities of Europe, which has been carefully preserved over the centuries. Students will take courses focusing on IR, comparative government, and European politics.

University of Groningen –  Netherlands

Fall & Spring semesters

The University of Groningen in the Netherlands is designed to expose UCF students to professional and academic practices outside of the US. In addition, participants in this exchange are expected to develop skills to adapt to a different academic and geographical environment. The University of Groningen was founded in 1641 and provides high quality education and research in a broad range of disciplines, is internationally oriented, works actively with business partners, public institutions and the government, as well as, ranks among the best universities in Europe. Students will take courses focusing on law, conflict, and IR.

Northumbria University – United Kingdom

Fall & Spring semesters

The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university.

Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. They are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.