International Studies

International Studies

See the world and understand it.

International studies gives you the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and intellectual skillset you need to navigate our globalized society. Through interdisciplinary study of language and economic, political, and cultural topics, international studies prepares you for success in a complex job market.

When you take International Studies courses with CEA, you’ll examine global issues currently dominating headlines and learn to contextualize them in world history. You’ll learn how economic and government systems create and influence political and cultural problems and how something as seemingly neutral as language makes an impact on socio-political relations. Our courses in International Studies ultimately get you thinking about future opportunities for progress on a global scale. You’ll have the incredible opportunity to take your learning outside of the classroom and experience it within your host culture. You’ll benefit from the support of our local staff and faculty, who are just as invested in your study abroad experience as you are.

Want to take your studies a step further? Enroll in an internship abroad and complete a international studies-focused placement over a semester or a summer. We offer internships in small- to medium-size local companies, allowing you to immerse into the host culture and local business environment while developing the necessary skillsets in your field of interest. Learn more about internship options with CEA.

Sample Courses

To give you an idea of what we offer, here's a small sampling of the many courses you can choose:

  • Communication & Global Competence
  • World Politics
  • Universal Design: Creating a world tailored to human diversity
  • Cultural Diplomacy
  • Sustainable Lifestyles
  • Spanish Civilization & Culture
  • The Church in Today's World
  • International Journalism & Global Media
  • The Making of Contemporary Europe
  • Theoretical Approaches to World Politics

Loving Every Minute
I loved every minute of it. The teachers were experts in their field and shared their experiences with the class. The classes were small and teachers got to know and took an interest in each student.

Reed Heller
University of Arizona,
Fall 2015, Barcelona, Spain

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