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Study Abroad Programs

Zuckerman College of Public Health and Study Abroad & Student Exchange have partnered to offer  study abroad programs uniquely tailored for Public Health students.

Comparative Health Analysis in Cuernavaca, Mexico 

Spend a summer in beautiful Cuernavaca, Mexico learning about Comparative Health Analysis and Intercultural Communication for Health Sciences. This 5-week program is offered in collaboration with the Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (INSP), one of the most important Public Health Institutes in Latin America. Learn from distinguished INSP guest lecturers while visiting the sites that exemplify the pillars of the Mexican healthcare system. Students can earn up to 6 UA graduate or undergraduate credits upon completion of this program.  

For full details, please read more on the Study Abroad website.

Critical Issues in Global Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Critical issues in global health and global water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) provides an opportunity for students to learn about global health issues within the context of a developing country. This course will prepare students to work in developing countries especially in limited resource settings in the field of health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH). This course describes WaSH approaches for adoption of long-term behavior change to address global health challenges and explores low-cost technologies to improve access to WaSH. The program includes 5 weeks of lectures, field research, service learning opportunities and rotations in healthcare districts on the mainland and the big island of Zanzibar, Tanzania. Students can earn 6 units of UA graduate or undergraduate credits after completion of the program.

The program will start in Dar es Salaam - Tanzania's largest city. Students will also visit rural communities such as Bagamoyo, Chalinze and Morogoro. The last week, students will spend on the beautiful island of Zanzibar, known for its exotic beaches. Students are also welcome to visit the local National Parks while in Tanzania. Students will stay with a homestay family during their time in Dar es Salaam and within a guest house in Morogoro. On other stops along the program, students will stay in dorms, hostels and hotels.

For full details, please read more on the Study Abroad website

Other Public Health Study Abroad Opportunities

Many other study abroad opportunities exist for public health students!  View these opportunities at the Study Abroad website by choosing Public Health under Field of Study.

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