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Individual Study Abroad Opportunities

Opportunities with CSW partners in other countries can be explored.

Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

  • In-depth site visits to a variety of social service agencies including child welfare, refugee minority community, psychiatric, homeless, older adult, domestic violence and women's programs
  • Agency visits will be arranged according to the interest of the participants
  • Housing in university dorms or home stay
  • March/April or early May
  • Cost: Airfare approx. $1,500, room and meals approx. $600
  • Application deadline: At least 3 months ahead of anticipated travel
  • For more information:

Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), Innsbruck, Austria

  • Participate in classes with MCI MSW students (classes conducted in English)
  • Housing to be facilitated by MCI
  • In-depth site visits to a variety of social service agencies including child welfare, refugee minority community, psychiatric, homeless, older adult, domestic violence and women's programs
  • Agency visits will be arranged according to the interest of the participants
  • May-June
  • Cost: Airfare approx. $1,500, room and meals approx. $500 - $700
  • Application deadline: January 30th
  • For more information:

Marian College School of Social Work, Kuttikkanam, India

  • Practicum oopportunities at local NGOs with opportunity to observe/participate in community development, family therapy, and substance abuse treatment programs
  • Live in college dorm
  • 4-6 week internships available from May - August
  • Cost: Airfare approx. $2,000; program fee approx. $300; room and board approx. $600
  • Application deadline: At least 3 months ahead of anticipated travel
  • For more information:
  • (available for Optional Practicum elective credit; availability for 1st or 2nd year MSW Practicum Credit will be considered on a case-by-case basis)

MCI Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria *(German fluency required)

  • Participate in classes with MCI MSW students (classes conducted in English)
  • In-depth site visits to a variety of social service agencies including child welfare, psychiatric, homeless, older adult, domestic violence and women's programs.
  • Agency visits will be arranged according to the interests of the participants
  • 2-4 weeks in May-June
  • Cost: Airfare aprox. $1,500, plus meals and accommodation
  • Application deadline: At least 3 months prior to anticipated travel
  • For more information:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India *(Hindi fluency required)

  • Opportunity to observe/participate in NGOs with an emphasis on community development and advocacy
  • Available any time of year
  • Cost: Program fees approx. $500, airfare approx. $1,800, housing at TISS dorms $200/month plus cost of meals
  • Application deadline: At least 3 months prior to anticipated travel
  • For more information:

Important Considerations

 Student Profile

  • Mature, flexible, non-judgemental, enthusiastic, and responsible.
  • Prior work with international populations and/or international experience is desirable, but not required.

Costs

  • Learning Abroad Program Fee: as noted above. Program fees include course registration. Individualized Study Abroad, International Practica, Independent Study Abroad, and Independent Study/Research: Costs given are approximate and vary depending upon the program and location. Course registration and personal expenses are in addition to the above noted costs.

Funding

  • University of Utah Financial Aid & Scholarship information is available at www.sa.utah.edu/inter/sap/finance.asp. Students can apply for a Student Fee Study Abroad Scholarship and others. The application deadlines vary; refer to the website for details.
  • University of Utah College of Social Work scholarships of $500 are available for students completing international educational opportunities. 

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Last Updated: 10/30/19