Imagine studying international politics in places like Hong Kong or Rome. With Central Michigan University's Office of Study Abroad, you can expand your worldview and gain the cross-cultural and global knowledge that is highly valued by today's employers and graduate schools.

Choose from more than 150 programs in over 50 countries! Complete your internship abroad, study for a summer, semester or academic year, or participate in a short-term faculty-led program—all while earning CMU credit towards graduation. In fact, CMU students who study abroad are more likely to graduate in 4 years than those who don’t study abroad.

​ Visit the Office of Study Abroad website  to find information about scholarships, schedule an appointment and search through programs.

PSC/PA Study Abroad Grant

An international experience is an invaluable part of a student's education and will provide an international perspective which cannot be fully recreated within the classroom. To promote international study, the Department of Political Science and Public Administration has created the PSC/PA Study Abroad Application to assist students with costs related to study abroad.

Deadline: Ongoing. Requests will be reviewed and applicants notified via e-mail in 2 to 3 weeks.

Award Amount: Please note that the maximum award amount is $150 and dependent upon the amount of funding available.

College Study Abroad Grant

This Student Study Abroad Grant grant is available from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at Central Michigan University.

Deadline: Ongoing. Requests will be reviewed and applicants notified via e-mail in 2 to 3 weeks.
Award Amount: Varies (dependent upon the amount of funding available)

Department of Political Science and Public Administration Study Abroad Locations:

American University of Rome, Italy
Centre International d`Etudes Francaises (CIDEF)
Dominican Republic
Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
France and Italy: The Culture of Renaissance Italy and France
Galapagos Islands
German Federation Exchange, Germany
Greece: Foundations of Western Civilization
Ireland: Pre-Student teaching Program
ISA Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra - Santiago, Dominican Republic
ISA Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso - Chile
Japan Center for Michigan Universities
KEI Moscow
Kingston University, United Kingdom
Lingnan University - China
Mexico: Los Ninos de Oaxaca
Nanyang Technological University
South Korea: Public Administration Case Study: Policy Management in Seoul
South Africa beyond Apartheid: Literature, Identity, Culture & History
University of Limerick, Ireland
Universidad De Navarra, Spain
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Universidad San Francisco de Quito

For more information, please contact the Office of Study Abroad.