Study Abroad

Travel and Study Around the World

Study abroad is a unique experience that often leads students to personal growth and cultural immersion, and one that can help develop academic and professional skills. The University of Oregon offers roughly 10 study abroad programs at top research institutions, GEO Centers, and field stations through the Global Education Oregon (GEO) office that can fulfill your Classics major or minor requirements while providing a uniquely immersive experience. 

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Regardless of your concentration, there is no better way to immerse yourself in the Classics discipline than by studying or interning abroad in the Greco-Roman world. Whether to hone your language skills, gain archeological field experience, or study the classics in their birthplace, studying abroad will provide a fulfilling and holistic experience. 

The University of Oregon offers roughly 10 study abroad programs that can satisfy your Classics major or minor requirements. Many programs are currently offered in Greece and Italy. Alternatively, you can intern abroad through the GlobalWorks International Internship program in a variety of regions around the world. 

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 “In the Summer of 2016, I got to travel all around Greece studying archaeology in the Bronze Age in Greece. I participated in a program through a study abroad school based in Athens called College Year in Athens. Our professor, Angelos Papadopolous, is an active archaeologist in Athens who specializes in the Bronze Age period. With him and our CYA faculty member, we explored different excavated sites in Athens, Aegina, Crete, Thera (Santorini), and Mycenae. It was an absolutely incredible experience that I would recommend to anyone.” 

Erin Casini (BA, 2017)

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Student Exchange Programs

Students can enroll as an exchange student at a top international institution for a semester (fall or fall/winter), full academic year, or summer term. Exchange students experience an immersive study abroad experience, living and learning with local students in their chosen city. 

Get Started: Fill out this interest form to get matched with a GEO advisor 

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GlobalWorks International Internship Program

The GlobalWorks International Internship Program, administered by the UO Global Studies Institute (GSI), offers internship opportunities in a wide variety of industry sectors and locations around the world. Internship opportunities are highly customizable, and we guarantee placement in your preferred sector and location. Students earn up to eight UO credits as well as life-changing work experience in a different culture. 

Please email globalworks@uoregon.edu to discuss your options. 

Application Deadlines for GlobalWorks
Fall Winter Spring Summer
July 15 Sept 15 Dec 5 Jan 15

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