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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?

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.

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UTK Cultural Psychology in Italy

UTK Psychology in Prague

CEA San Jose

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Location(s): Caldana Grosseto, Florence & Rome, Italy

Program Type: UT Faculty-directed

Location(s): Prague, Czech Republic

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location(s): San Jose, Costa Rica

Program Highlight: The course will move from large cosmopolitan areas to rural settings, each with their own culture, highlighting the importance of culture in understanding human behavior and development. Program Highlight: Earn 6 upper-level psychology credits while living and studying in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities. Explore the contributions of European thinkers like Freud and Kafka and use your surroundings to examine the development of ideas in a country that suffered through the Holocaust, lived under Soviet domination, and has emerged as a member of the European Union. Program Highlight: 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

UT on the Gold Coast

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location(s): Vienna, Austria

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location(s): Gold Coast, Australia

Program Highlight: In Vienna, the birthplace of psychoanalysis and home to Sigmund Freud and numerous other legendary psychologists, you can experience both the history and practice of psychology from a unique vantage point. Explore the richness of this city’s past and present in an academic environment specially designed for the student of Psychology. Program Highlight: Defined by its spectacular beaches, hinterland ranges, forests, waterways, and vibrant communities, the Gold Coast is an outstanding global city you will enjoy living in.

Semester Programs

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IES Salamanca

Japan ICU

Keele University

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location(s): Salamanca, Spain

Unique Features: Internship and service-learning opportunities

Program Type: UT Exchange

Location(s): Tokyo, Japan

Unique Features: Opportunity to join more than 50 student organizations

*Academic Year only

Program Type: UT Exchange

Location(s): Keele, England (UK)

Unique Features: Opportunity to join student organizations on campus

Program Highlight: Take classes at Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, a prestigious university well known for its Psychology Studies Program Highlight: Ranked among the top private universities in Japan, ICU is a cultural hub, with 1 in every 10 students being international. Program Highlight:

  • 2nd in the UK for student satisfaction rate of 93%
  • 1st safest campus in the West Midlands region of the UK
  • 4th for Student Union nightlife
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University of Queensland

USAC Accra: University of Ghana

USAC Oslo: University of Oslo

Program Type: UT Direct

Location(s): Brisbane, Australia

Unique Features: Opportunity to join student clubs, sports, and extracurricular activities on campus

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location(s): Accra, Ghana

Unique Features: Internship, field work and service-learning opportunities; Campus student organizations; Buddy program

Program Type: UT Affiliate

Location(s): Oslo, Norway

Unique Features: Buddy program

Program Highlight: A founding member of Australia’s national Group of Eight, an alliance of research-strong universities, University of Queensland is home to more than 37,000 students, including almost 7,000 international students. Program Highlight: The heart of west Africa, Accra is the perfect destination for those who want to learn about the complex issues facing a developing African nation while enjoying a rich cultural, historical and social experience. Program Highlight: Study in Norway’s capital, a city that is rich with 1,000 years of history. The University of Oslo today is Norway’s largest and oldest university and its leading academic institution, ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2012.