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.


Denmark

Summer 2019:

Program is open to all Iowa State undergraduate students. This is a great option for students in Human Development and Family Studies or another Social Science Area.

School of Education in Rome Summer Study Abroad

Italy

Summer 2019:

Program is open to all Iowa State undergraduate students. This is a great option for pre-service teachers.

Taiwan Apparel Summer Study Abroad

Taiwan

Summer 2019:

Program is open to all students, but will be of particular interest to Apparel, Merchandising and Design undergraduate and graduate students.

Western Europe Study Abroad

Western Europe

Summer 2019:

Program is open to all students, but will be of particular interest to Apparel, Merchandising and Design majors.


Hong Kong and Macau

Summer 2019:

Program focus is to Hospitality Management and Event Management graduate students.


France

Summer 2019:

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

 
 

Thailand and China

Summer 2019:

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


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.


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. 


United Arab Emirates

Winter 2020-2021:

Program focus is to Hospitality and Event Management majors.

Kinesiology in Ireland Study Abroad

Ireland

Summer 2020:

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

 

CHS Semester/Summer Study Abroad Programs

These are longer study abroad experiences, either during a semester or summer. These programs will vary in length and academic areas.

South Korea Exchange

South Korea

Fall and Spring:

Program focus is to all College of Human Sciences Departments and Majors! Special funding given to 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 to School of Education student teaching applicants.


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 students with some courses specific to Apparel, Merchandising and Design majors and students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. There is a semester exchange and a 2 or 3 week summer program with a Fashion Marketing course.

 

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.

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

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

Murdoch University- Open to all students with some courses specific to Kinesiology majors. Also offers an unpaid internship for Kinesiology students. If interested in this program, email chsintl@iastate.edu.


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.

Bahamas Spring Break Study Abroad

Bahamas

Spring Break:

Program focus is open to all CHS students. This is a great option for Hospitality and Event Management major areas.


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.iastate.edu.