Study abroad programs

The following is a list of study abroad programs affiliated with the College of Human Sciences (CHS). If you have questions about the programs, contact CHS International Programs at chsintl@iastate.edu. We hope you will expand your horizons by participating in an international educational experience during your academic career at Iowa State!

CHS Faculty-Led Programs

These are short-term faculty-led study abroad programs that are sponsored by CHS or co-sponsored with another college. On these programs you'll travel with other Iowa State University (ISU) students, be taught and led by ISU faculty, and receive ISU credit.


Ireland

Summer 2020:

Program focus is to Kinesiology (KIN) and Pre-Health majors.


Czech Republic

Summer 2020:

Program is open to all Iowa State undergraduate students. This is a great option for students majoring in Event or Hospitality Management.


Italy

Summer 2020:

Program focus is to Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) majors but also open to Event Management, Hospitality Management, and Family and Consumer Sciences majors.


Italy

Summer 2020:

Program is a great option for students planning on entering the field of teaching, both Elementary Education and Secondary Education students.


France

Summer 2020:

Program focusfocus is to Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) majors. CHS co-sponsors this program CALS.


Bahamas 

Spring Break 2020:

Program is open to all Iowa State undergraduate students. This is a great option for students majoring in Event or Hospitality Management.

 
  

United Arab Emirates

Winter Break 2020-2021

Program focus is to Hospitality and Event Management majors

 

CHS Semester/Summer Study Abroad Programs

These are longer study abroad experiences, either during a semester or summer, that are coordinated by the College of Human Sciences International Programs Office. These programs will vary in length and academic areas.

South Korea Exchange

South Korea

Fall and Spring:

Program focus is to all CHS departments and majors, and special funding is available for all participants.


Taiwan

Spring Semester

Program focus is to students majoring in Apparel, Merchandising and Design.


International Student Teaching

Fall and Spring:

Program focus is student teaching applicants, including Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education, Family and Consumer Science Education, and Physical Education. 


England

London College of Fashion

Semester or Summer:

Program focus is to Apparel, Merchandising and Design Majors. Students can go for a semester or participate in one of 4 summer programs. On the 5-week option students can study Fashion Styling, and on the 8-week option students can study Fashion Business, Fashion Design, or Footwear Design. 


France

Semester or Summer:

Program focus is to Apparel, Merchandising and Design Majors. Students can go for a semester or spend 4 weeks in the summer.

Glasgow Study Abroad Program

Scotland

Glasgow Caledonian University

Semester or Summer:

Open to all ISU students with courses for CHS students in fashion marketing and retail, event management, dietetics and nutrition, and community health. There is a semester exchange and a 2- or 3-week summer program.

 

ISU Semester/Summer Study Abroad Programs

These are longer study abroad experiences, either during a semester or summer which are coordinated by another college or through the Study Abroad Center with curriculum relevant to CHS majors.

Study Abroad in Australia

Australia

Semester Exchanges and Direct Enroll

Fall and Spring:

Deakin University - Open to all students with some courses specific to Kinesiology majors and students in the Food Science and Nutrition Department. 

University of Newcastle - Open to all students with some courses specific to students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.

International College of Management - Specific curriculum for Event Management and Hospitality Management majors.

 


Italy

Semester and Summer Direct Enroll

Fall, Spring, and Summer:

Lorenzo de' Medici Institute: Popular semester and summer options for all students. Some courses specifically for Apparel, Merchandising and Design and Culinary Science majors.

Accademia Italiana: Semester and summer program for students majoring in Apparel, Merchandising and Design.

Florence University of the Arts: Semester and summer program with courses specifically for Event Management and Hospitality Management majors. If interested in this program, email chsintl@iastate.edu.


New Zealand

Semester Exchanges and Direct Enroll

Fall and Spring:

University of Otago: Popular option for all students with some courses specifically for Kinesiology majors and Nutritional Sciences majors.

Massey University: Semester exchange and direct enroll program with courses available to Kinesiology majors, Food Science and Human Nutrition majors and Apparel, Merchandising and Design majors.


Spain

Direct Enroll and ISU Program

Fall and Spring:

Universidad de Barcelona- CETT: Semester program through ISU Affiliate ISA, with courses related to Hospitality and Event Management. Contact chsintl@iastate.edu if you are interested in this program. 

ISU on the Mediterranean: Summer in Valencia, Spain: Popular ISU summer program where you can improve your Spanish language skills. 


Ireland

Direct Enroll

Fall and Spring:

University College Cork: Open to all students and also has courses specific to students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department.

University of Limerick: Open to all students with some courses specific to Kinesiology majors and students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.


United Kingdom

Semester Exchanges and Direct Enroll

Fall and Spring:

University of Exeter: Semester exchange with courses available to Kinesiology majors.

Swansea University: Open to all students with some courses specific to Kinesiology.


Greece

Direct Enroll

Semester

American College of Greece: Open to all students and also has courses specific to students studying Hospitality or Event Management. 

American Farm School - Perrotis College - Sponsored by CALS, this program offers summer options for students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department


France

Exchange

Semester and Summer

Institut Polytechnique LaSalle: Exchange through CALS but open to all students in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Semester and Summer options (with optional internship) available. 


Other Study Abroad Programs

All Terms

There are study abroad options around the world offering a variety of coursework! To see all options, search for programs on ISUAbroad. CHS International Programs can also help with navigating the website and finding the right program for you.