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Study Abroad

Zuckerman College of Public health and Study Abroad & Student Exchange have partnered to offer 4 new study abroad programs uniquely tailored for Public Health students.

Cuzco, Peru Study AbroadAccelerated Public Health Cohort in Cusco, Peru

This 10 week summer program in Cusco, Peru offers undergraduate public health students the opportunity to do a full semester of core public health coursework and engage in service learning in a global setting.  Students attending the program will work closely with one another both inside and outside the classroom to develop a deeper understanding of the different health challenges that people face outside of the United States.  The program aims to create a community of globally focused undergraduate students that can continue their studies together once they have returned to the US.
Read full details on the Study Abroad website

Integrating Chinese Medicine and Public Health in Henan, China

The Integrating Chinese Medicine and Public Health program is new for Summer 2015! Learn about traditional Chinese medicine, martial arts, and other unique subjects in this one of a kind program. It is open to both graduate and undergraduate students at the UA and nationwide. Students can earn 6 UA graduate or undergraduate credits after the completion of this program.  

Temple in Henan, China

In this 5-week program (June 1st-July 8th), students will spend time in Henan, a Chinese province that is internationally renowned for its ancient history and its origination and current practice of Chinese medicine, Chen-style Tai Ji, and Shaolin martial arts. Available public health courses include introductory courses on Chinese massage and acupuncture, Tai Ji, Chinese culture, and Chinese history. Students will have the opportunity to visit Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and study on the beautiful campuses of the Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Shaanxi Normal University. Students will also get to sight-see and interact with local college students. There is an introductory excursion to Beijing, the capital of China. This program includes a one week free cultural sight-seeing tour fully sponsored by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona from June 29th - July 7th with visits to Henan, Xi'an, and Beijing.

The program is limited to 20 students and the deadline for application is Feb 15th. For more information, please download the brochure or read more on the Study Abroad website.

Northern Europe Study Abroad 2015Human Sexuality & Public Health in Northern Europe

This exciting new traveling program examines how issues related to sexuality are addressed in Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark. Students will spend one week in Tucson and 3.5 weeks in Europe visiting hospitals, public health agencies and universities, interacting with local students, governments, researchers, medical professionals and public health workers. Discover why Northern Europeans are some of the healthiest people on Earth!
Read full details 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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