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There’s a big world out there

As a student of philosophy or religious studies, your coursework is deeply rooted in the life of the mind. You’ve studied the works of international authors; now integrate the global perspective into your own life with study abroad. Pack your bags and prepare to turn your inner eye outward.

With careful planning, it is possible to seamlessly merge study abroad into your college experience. Work with an adviser to draft your study abroad course schedule and stay on track for your planned graduation date.

The list below includes some of the programs that offer transferable credits for philosophy or religious studies students. Browse through the complete list of study abroad locations before you make a decision, and prepare for an amazing, transformative experience.

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Chile
  • England
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • New Zealand
  • Peru
  • Scotland
  • South Africa
  • Thailand
Religious studies
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • England
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Scotland
  • Sweden

Get the details about study abroad

You've got questions. The Center for International Education has the answers. From how to apply to what to expect, much of the information you need is available on the CIE website through the link below. For any remaining questions, please contact your department, your adviser, or email the Center for International Education.

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Recent grad to study philosophy in Shanghai

Philosophy and religious studies major Ryan Reisner graduated with honors in December 2016. In fall 2017 he'll study philosophy in Shanghai, but during the intervening summer he will learn Mandarin Chinese while exploring Beijing. His primary recommendation to incoming Blugolds? Study what you love.

Read his story

Studying the philosophy of Tolkien in England and the human condition at home

Austin Northagen, an English education major and philosophy minor, found a study abroad program that allowed him to remain on pace for graduation, visit numerous countries and take many interesting classes.

See philosophy abroad

Learn locally, think globally.

Looking for another option to expand your studies? National Student Exchange is a great way to experience a new culture without traveling overseas. In the NSE program, you pay Blugold tuition rates to attend classes at one of nearly 200 universities in the U.S., Canada, Virgin Islands, Guam and Puerto Rico.

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