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Study Abroad

Faculty in the Zuckerman College of Public health and UA Global Initiatives partner to offer 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 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 creates 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

Temple in Henan, China

In this 5-week program, students 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 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 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.

Students earn 6 UA graduate or undergraduate credits. 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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