UGA Study Abroad: University of Georgia 

Students are offered exceptional study abroad opportunities at the College of Public health which is designed to provide life-changing international experiences in public health

About UGA Study Abroad

These programs are geared in line with public health students and give course credit while providing a wider scope of global health, programs are led by a college of providing

Be part of the UGA College of Public Health and its Department of Health Promotion and Behavior for a Summer Session in Japan that is dedicated to providing solutions to international public health issues, such as aging, environmental problems, community health, and chronic and infectious disease.

Academic Program

Shizuoka University of Art and Culture in Kosai City near Hamamatsu all classes will be conducted in English. Participants will travel and partake in classroom lectures and service learning opportunities with students of the faculty, each student is expected to register for 2 courses (6 credit hours).

There will be visits to Hiroshima Peace Museum Japan. students will also participate in homestays in Shizuoka Prefecture, . there will visit Miyajima Island and Nara.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Track

  • HPRB 4180: Health Promotion Program Study Abroad
  • HPRB 3050S: Service Learning in Health Promotion

Graduate Track

  • HPRB 8050: Advanced Service Learning in Health Promotion
  • HPRB 8000: Directed Study in Health Promotion

Cost of Program 

The fee includes:

  • International Health Insurance (UGA requirement)
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Program Deposit (due after acceptance to program) – applicable towards total program cost
  • Meals while traveling with the program group

How to Apply

The application’s detailed information which includes the program arrangement and accommodation information can be found at the “UGA go Abroad” Portal maintained by the UGA office of global engagement dates for program orientation can be found on the global engagement events calendar.

These programs are geared towards public health students and offer both course credits while providing a broadened perspective on global health. during summer semesters. Programs are led by the College of Public Health faculty 

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