Psychology

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These pages are currently under revision, and may not have a complete list of programs. Please contact Hannah Nevitt to explore all program options.

The following programs offer significant coursework and field immersion opportunities for Behavioral Science, Psychology, and Research related coursework.

This is meant to highlight a variety of programs by region; there are many more beyond this list.

*Please note this is not a guaranteed list for credit transfer. Students will still need to meet with their departments to discuss fulfilling degree requirements.

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Advisor

Rochelle Robinson

Program Coordinator

Office: AI 436

Advising Info

See this advisor for information or assistance in discussing the transferring of study abroad credits to your Psychology Major or Minor.

Internships

Please note that the WWU Psychology Dept. does NOT offer credit for internship experiences.

After you decide on a program and the courses you will take abroad, you must meet with an Advisor to complete the EdAbroad Departmental Academic Advising Form.  The form must be completed before you leave on your study abroad program.

Transcripts from your program abroad MUST be sent to the Education Abroad Office for processing upon completion of your program.

Explore Scholarships & Financial Aid opportunities on the EdAbroad  Scholarships & Financial Aid page.

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Program Options

Study Abroad Provider

  • Independent organizations that facilitate or administer study abroad programs for students
  • Quarter, semester, academic year, calendar year, and summer
  • Pay a program fee that includes tuition, housing, etc. (varies)
  • More services provided
  • Often includes excursions, onsite pickup, varied housing options
  • Part time internships can be available for credit

Faculty-led Global Learning Program

  • WWU faculty organize and lead academic programs abroad
  • Quarter, summer, and academic breaks
  • Earn WWU credits and learn from WWU faculty abroad while studying with other WWU students
  • Pay tuition and fees at WWU in addition to a program fee for onsite costs

Western Exchange

  • Bilateral agreements between WWU and universities abroad to exchange students
  • Chance of placement is high
  • Semester and year-long options
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid onsite
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • Eligibility requirements vary
  • More independent and less services

ISEP Exchange

  • ISEP stands for International Student Exchange Program
  • Students can choose from over 135 universities in 36 different countries
  • Students provide ISEP with a list of preferred sites. Chance of placement varies from site to site.
  • Semester & year-long options only
  • Pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees
  • Room & board paid to WWU
  • Take courses with international students at universities abroad
  • More independent and less services provided

Research, Fellowships & Grants

Africa

Botswana

  • ISEP - University of Botswana, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Theories of Personality, Social Psych, Research Methods & Design, Developmental Psych, Abnormal Psych, Health Psych, Cognition & Learning, Foundations in Counseling, Sensation & Perception, & History of Psych

Ghana

  • ISEP - University of Ghana (Legon), Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Motivation, Research Methods, Psych of Personality, Developmental Psych, Learning, Cognitive Psych, Abnormal Psych, Social Psych, Foundations of Counseling, Neuropsychology, Health Psych, Comparative Psych, & Environmental Psych

     

South Africa

  • AIFS - Stellenbosch University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Social Psych, Psychological Interventions, Psych of Personality, Research Design & Data Analysis
  • ISA - University of Cape Town, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Cognition, Developmental Psych, Health Psych, Research, Social and Developmental Psych, Abnormal Psych & Cognitive Neuroscience, Health Psych, & Applied Cognitive Science
  • ISA - University of Western Cape, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Brain & Behavior, Psych of Child Development, Research Methods, Psych of Personality, Psychological Interventions

Asia

Hong Kong

South Korea

  • USAC - Yonsei University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Summer English options in

    • Social Psychology

    Semester English options in

    • Neuroscience, Perception, Vision Mind & the Brain, Brain & Behavior, Family Counseling, Statistical Methods, Neuroscience of Interpersonal Relationships
  • Western Exchange - Yonsei University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Neuroscience, Perception, Vision Mind & the Brain, Brain & Behavior, Family Counseling, Statistical Methods, Neuroscience of Interpersonal Relationships

Taiwan

Thailand

  • ISEP - Thammasat University - Business English Communication, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Social Psych, Learning, Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods, Social Work Counseling, Community Psychology & Counseling, Human Sexuality

     

  • ISA - Mahidol University, Spring Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Social Psych, Abnormal Psych, Developmental Psych, & Motivation

     

Central America

Costa Rica

  • CEA- Veritas University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    English options in

    • Health Psychology, Cross Cultural Psychology, Healing Processes Across Cultures

Europe

Austria

Bulgaria

  • ISEP - University of Bulgaria, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Social Psych, Research Methods, Abnormal Psych, Psych of Personality, Developmental Psych, Cognitive Psych, Research

Czech Republic

  • ISEP - Masaryk University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Research, Intro to Social Neuroscience, Topics in Neuroscience, Mindfulness & Psychotherapy, Attachment & Family Systems
  • CIEE - Summer Psychology, Summer Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Research Methods in Psych, Psych of Transition & Transformation, Psychoanalysis & Society
  • CEA- Anglo American University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

     English options in

    • Social Science Research Methods, Psych 101, Psych of Language & the Mind, Environmental Psych

Denmark

  • CIEE - Open Campus Copenhagen, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Happiness Studies, Social Psych, Seminar in Comparative Health, Health Psych, Intro to Neuroscience

    Summer English options in

    • Happiness Studies

England

  • Western Exchange - University of Hull, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Cognition, Intro to Brain & Behavior, & Social Psych
    • *Students cannot take final year Psych modules at the University of Hull
  • AIFS - Richmond University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Personality, Psych of Language, Brain & Mind, Cognition, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Psych of Happiness & Well-being
  • ISA- University of Roehampton, Summer Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Social Psych, Mindy Body & Brain, Developmental Psych, Health Psych
  • ISEP - University of Roehampton, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Social Psych, Mindy Body & Brain, Developmental Psych, Health Psych
  • ISEP - University of Plymouth, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Learning, Psych of Relationships, Developmental Psych, and Cognition
  • USAC - University of Reading, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych of Language, Cognition & Learning, Developmental Psych, Psych 101, Social Psych, Perception & Neuroscience, Psych of Personality, Health Psych, Learning & Decision Making, Special Topics in Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience
  • CIEE - Open Campus London, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Psych 101, Healing processes across cultures, Intro to Neuroscience, Social Psych, Health Psych
  • Western Exchange - Plymouth University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Learning, Psych of Relationships, Developmental Psych, and Cognition

Finland

  • ISEP - University of Turku, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psych, Psych of Language, Evolutionary Psych

     

  • ISEP - Abo Akademi University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Social Psych, Cognitive Neuroscience, Evolutionary Psych, Image Perception & Cognition, Cross Cultural Psych, Psych of Language, Race Racism and Anti-racism
  • ISEP - University of Helsinki, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Cognitive Neuroscience, Sensation & Perception, Developmental Psych, Well-being
  • ISEP - University of Eastern Finland, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Health Psych, Psych of Personality, Learning & Cognition, Social Psych, Comparative Health Processes, Racism Prejudice & Discrimination, Psych of Gender

France

  • CIEE - Toulouse - Language & Culture, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    French options in

    • Cognitive Psych, Developmental Psych, Social Psych, Research Methods, Learning

Germany

  • CIEE - Open Campus Berlin, Spring Semester, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    English options in

    • Health Psych, Child Development, Comparative Health Systems, Gender, Statistics

Ireland

  • AIFS - University of Limerick, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych of Personality, Social Psych, Human Behavior, Inequality & Social Exclusion
  • API - Maynooth University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Brain & Behavior, Cognitive Psych, Evolutionary Psych, Health Psych, Research Foundations, Social Psych, Lifespan Developmental Psych, Psych of Personality, Psych of Learning
  • ISA - National University of Ireland, Galway, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Research Methods, Psych of Learning, Health Psych, Positive Psych, Psych of Personality

Italy

  • ISA - Florence, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Drug Abuse & Behavioral Addiction, Cross Cultural Psych, Social Psych

    Summer English options in

    • Drug Abuse & Behavioral Addiction, Cross Cultural Psych, Abnormal Psych, Social Psych
  • API - John Cabot University, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Cognitive Development, Statistics, Positive Psych, Stereotyping Prejudice & Discrimination, Child Development, Cognitive Psych

     

  • SAI - Florence University of the Arts, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Drug Abuse & Behavioral Addiction, Cross Cultural Psych, Social Psych

    Summer English options in

    • Drug Abuse & Behavioral Addiction, Cross Cultural Psych, Abnormal Psych, Social Psych
  • USAC - Reggio Emilia, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Health & Wellness, Comparative Health & Systems, Communication Between the Sexes, Cognitive Psych, Aging

    Summer English options in

    • Communication Between the Sexes, Gender Issues, Health & Wellness, Social Processes

     

Netherlands

  • Western Exchange - Erasmus University Rotterdam, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Positive Psych, History of Psych, Cross Cultural Psych, Social Psych, Psych of Personality, Cognition, Developmental Psych, Abnormal Psych, Brain Cognition & Perception, Lifespan Development, Learning, Memory
  • ISEP - Radboud University Nijmegen, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Cognitive Psych, Brain & Cognition, Motivation, Psychopharmacology, Evolutionary Psych, Interpersonal Relationships, Psych of Language, Perception, Learning, Psych of Sexuality
  • USAC - Maastricht, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Developmental Psych, Positive Psych, Social Psych, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psych

    Summer English options in

    • Positive Psych, Developmental Neuro-psychology

Scotland

  • ISEP - Edinburgh Napier University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Social Psych, Individual Differences, Brain & Cognition, Sport Exercise & Well-being
  • USAC - University of Stirling, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Brain & Behavior, Health Psych, Cognition, Developmental Psych, Individual Differences, Psych 101, Research Methods, Social Psych
  • USAC - St. Andrews, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Evolution & Human Behavior, Health Psych, Neuropharmacology, Neuroscience, Research Design, Developmental Psych, Social Psych, Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience, Evolutionary Psych, Perception, Cognition, Sex Differences & Gender Development, Memory, Psych of Identity

Spain

  • API - University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Developmental Psychology, Social Psych, Legal & Forensic Psych, Personality Psych, Gender Studies, Psychological Intervention and Treatment III & Organizational behavior

    Advanced Spanish options in

    • Psych 101, Developmental Psych, Health & Positive Psych, Psychological Well being and Community Psych, Personal Psych, History of Psych, Social Psych, Women Psych, Psychological Interventions & Treatment III, Biological Bases of Behavior 1&2
  • API - Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • 200 level Health, Healing & Culture, Cultural Psych, Social Psych
  • CEA - Psychology Barcelona Program, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in 300 level

    • Abnormal Psych, Cognitive Psych, Health Psych, Social Psych, and Intercultural Interactions – a Psychological Perspective
  • USAC - San Sebastian, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • upper division Multicultural Psychology & Social Psychology

     

  • ISEP - Universidad de Almeria, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Spanish (B2) options in

    • Motivation, Developmental Psych, Social Psych, Perception, Data Analysis, Psych of Personality, Psychopathology, Assessment & Diagnosis, Research Design, Psych of Learning, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychological Therapies, Health Psych, Neuropsychology
  • ISEP - Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Spanish (B2) options in:

    • History of Psych, Psych of Learning, Motivation, Psych Statistics 1&2, Methods, Design & Technical Investigation, Social Psych, Perception & Memory, Cognition, Psych of Personality, & Psych Intervention & Treatment
  • Western Exchange - University of the Basque Country, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Social Psychology, Multiculturalism in Complex Societies, Data & Design Analysis 1&2, Quantitative Techniques for Social Research

Sweden

Middle East

Jordan

United Arab Emirates

  • API - American University of Sharjah, Summer Quarter

    Semester English options in

    • Psych 101, Social Psych, Abnormal Psych, Health Psych, Statistics, Research Methods, Developmental Psych, Psych of Personality

    Summer English options in

    • Psych 101, Social Psych, Cognitive Psych, Abnormal Psych, Health Psych, Statistics, Research Methods, Developmental Psych, Psych of Personality, Stereotypes Prejudice Discrimination, Cultural Psych
  • ISEP - American University of Sharjah, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Social Psych, Abnormal Psych, Health Psych, Statistics, Research Methods, Developmental Psych, Psych of Personality

North America

Canada

  • ISEP - Brock University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Research & Design, Lifespan Development, Abnormal Psych, Cognition, Psych of Personality, Social Psych, Perception, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Cognition, Evolutionary Psych, Motivation & Emotion, Health Psych, Brain & Language, Behavioral Neuroscience, Psych of Relationships, Psych of Prejudice & Discrimination, Foundations of Counseling, & History of Psych
  • ISEP - Laurentian University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter
    • Psych 101, Developmental Psych, Evolutionary Psych, Health Psych, Cross Cultural Mental Health, Child Psych, Cognitive Psych Lab, Social Psych 1+2, History of Psych, & Cognition
  • ISEP - University of Regina, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Research Methods, Developmental Psych, Social Psych, Psych of Personality, Development, Abnormal Psych, Motivation & Emotion, Psych of Learning, & Health Psych

     

Oceania

Australia

  • Western Exchange - Edith Cowan University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, History of Psych, Research Methods, Social Determinants of Behavior, Learning & Motivation, Individual Differences, Developmental Psych, Abnormal Psych, Cultural Issues in Psych, Sensation & Perception, Cognition

     

  • USAC - Griffith University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Research Methods, Lifespan Development, Developmental Psych, Social & Cultural Psych, Cognitive Psych, Abnormal Psych, Psych of Personality, Positive Psych, Health Psych, Cognitive Neuroscience
  • USAC - Deakin University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Research Methods, Health Psych, Lifespan Development, Relationships, Personality, Cognitive Neuroscience

Fiji

New Zealand

  • ISEP - University of Auckland, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Developmental Psych, Perception & Cognition, Learning, Social Psych, Personality, Cognitive Science, Human Neuroscience, Research Methods, Evolution & Behavior, Psych of Gender, Culture & Psych, Lifespan Development
  • ISEP - Massey University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Social Psych, Brain & Behavior, Memory & Cognition, Abnormal Psych, Individual Differences
  • ISEP - University of Waikato, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Brain Behavior & Cognition, Social Psych, Health & Well-being, Cognitive Psych, Perception, Foundations in Counseling, Research Methods, Memory & Cognition, Individual Differences

South America

Argentina

  • ISEP - Universidad del Salvador, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in

    • Psych 101, Social Psychology, Neuroscience III, Psych of Family

    Spanish options in

    • Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Scientific Methods, Psych of Sensation, Diagnosis and Treatments