Study Abroad

Travel and Study Around the World

Study Abroad

Every country and culture approaches healthcare differently. The best way to gain a well-rounded and diverse view of the field of human physiology is to live and study in another country.

Study Abroad with UO

The University of Oregon offers more than 10 study abroad programs that can satisfy your Human Physiology major or minor requirements. Programs are currently offered in Ghana, the UK, Costa Rica, Australia, and New Zealand. 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.

Get Started: Fill out this interest form to get matched with a GEO advisor.

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Featured Study Abroad Opportunities in Human Physiology

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 in OGWI488 which can count towards your human physiology major upper division electives (contact Amy Sibul, the HPHY Director of Internships for more information).

Please email to discuss your options.

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Located in San Jose & Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica

Other Disciplines: Global Studies, Nonprofit, Cross-Cultural Communication, Psychology, Biology, Global Health, Human Physiology, Development Studies

Terms: Summer (three weeks)

Credits: Two courses for six UO credits total, including HPHY 399 (satisfies four credits of the List A, upper division electives for the HPHY major)

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