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Major Guide: Psychology

As you study the human mind and behavior, what better way to learn more about yourself and others than living and learning abroad? Psychology study abroad programs will give you profound new insight into how different cultural norms can influence societies and the individuals who compose them, elevating your perceptiveness both in and outside the classroom.

Below, are recommended programs for psychology majors. These programs have been pre-approved and will allow you to take a full load of psychology courses.
*This is not an exhaustive list.

Psychology Major Guide (PDF version)

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IES Abroad Salamanca – Psychology

UT in Tokyo: Japan ICU

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location: Salamanca, Spain

Program Features: Internship and service-learning opportunities

Program Type: UT Exchange

Location: Tokyo, Japan

*Academic Year only

Quick Look: A collaboration between IES Abroad and the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, courses will be taught in English and you’ll be able to practice your Spanish skills with a mandatory language course while in Salamanca. Quick Look: Live in Japan’s vibrant and largest city and study alongside international and Japanese students choosing from courses in both English and Japanese.
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University of Queensland

USAC Ghana: University of Ghana

USAC Norway: University of Oslo

Program Type: UT Direct

Location: Brisbane, Australia


Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location: Accra, Ghana

Program Features: Internship, field work and service-learning opportunities

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location: Oslo, Norway


Quick Look: The University of Queensland is a research-centered university. The main campus is located in the picturesque suburb of St. Lucia and is only seven kilometers from Brisbane’s vibrant city-centre. Quick Look: Experience Ghana’s capital of 2.5 million people and visit cultural and historical sites like Mole National Park and the Cape Coast slave castles. Quick Look: Surrounded by hills and fjords, Oslo is the capital and largest city of Norway. Courses are taught in English with optional Norwegian language courses available.

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UTK Cultural Psychology in Italy

UTK Psychology in Prague

CEA San Jose – Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Sciences

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Locations: Caldana Grosseto, Florence & Rome, Italy

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica

Quick Look: Italy represents a confluence of the world with diverse immigrant populations in major cities. The course will move from rural to urban settings, highlighting the importance of culture in understanding human behavior. Quick Look: Explore the contributions of European thinkers and examine the development of ideas in a country that suffered in the Holocaust, lived under Soviet domination, and has emerged as a member of the European Union. Quick Look: Take a deep dive into environmental issues in a country that’s renowned for its amazing biodiversity while improving your Spanish language fluency and discovering local culture.


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IES Vienna Summer – Psychology

UT on the Gold Coast

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location: Vienna, Austria

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location: Gold Coast, Australia

Quick Look: In Vienna, the birthplace of psychoanalysis and home to Sigmund Freud, you can experience the history and practice of psychology from a unique vantage point. Quick Look: Study in Surfer’s Paradise minutes from the beaches on the Gold Coast. Griffith and Bond Universities are a bus ride away from the beaches and theme parks of the area and short train ride to the city of Brisbane.