Social Sciences

Study Abroad

The Department of Social Sciences offers undergraduate students diverse opportunities for real-world archaeological fieldwork and research, international experience, and professional development.

If you are ready to take your education abroad, consider the Study Abroad program. Study abroad typically varies from one semester to one year in length. The benefits of international study and travel include intercultural awareness, sensitivity, and communication skills, as well as exposure to different geographic regions, perspectives, and cultures of the world.

Don't miss these unique opportunities to study abroad, build international relationships, and gain valuable experience.

Accra, Ghana

Women walking on a beach in Ghana during dusk

Ghana is colorful and diverse: from its landscapes and people down to the colorful textiles and patterns you will see in the market or in people’s clothing. The faculty-led summer program is ideal for students who wish to combine an academic perspective of Ghanaian culture with field trips and tours that provide a unique opportunity to visit Ghana’s most important historical landmarks and rich cultural environment. 

Cumbria, England

Building in London.

This five-week Michigan Tech faculty-led Study Abroad summer program takes place in Carlisle, England at the University of Cumbria from July to August.

Students and staff explore northern England and southern Scotland through a mix of course options, field trips, and site visits. 

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Into Carlisle, England

Fourth-year Michigan Tech Materials Science and Engineering student Kristen Bull discusses her five-week study abroad experience in Carlisle, England