Study Abroad

Travel and Study Around the World


Earth sciences is an interdisciplinary program that requires a solid foundation in the natural sciences. Studying STEM-related subjects in another country opens the door to exciting new research possibilities and provides a more well-rounded academic experience.

Study Abroad with UO

Want to study the Earth sciences while immersed in another culture?

Global Education Oregon offers multiple study abroad programs that can satisfy your Earth sciences major or minor requirements. Programs are currently offered in Norway, Belize, Iceland, Nepal, and London. Alternatively, you can intern abroad through the GlobalWorks International Internship program in a variety of regions around the world.

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International Exchange

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

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Exchange Programs

Featured Study Abroad Opportunities in Earth Sciences

Marine Biology in Panama

GlobalWorks International Internships

This program, administered by Global Education Oregon (GEO), 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.

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Arctic Scientific Studies in Svalbard

University Center in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world's foremost institution of the Arctic sciences, offering courses and laboratory experience in Arctic biology, Arctic geology, Arctic geophysics, and applied Arctic technologies. If you are a student of biology, geology, physics, chemistry, and environmental sciences and are interested in the unique situation of the Arctic, the program provides you with a unique, immersive, hands-on learning opportunity.

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