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The Office of Overseas Studies has moved! Please visit us in our new location in Taper Hall, Room 341.

Study Abroad Events

Wednesday, September 10th  10:00-2:00 on Trousdale


Study Abroad 101 & Walk-in Advising

Interested in studying abroad and have questions?  Follow these easy steps:

  1. Attend a Study Abroad 101 session: Aug 27, 28, Sept 3, 4, 5, 17 & 18 from 3:00-4:00 in the Herklotz Room of Doheny Library
  2. Then, visit us in THH 341 for Walk-in Advising: Monday-Friday from 11:00-2:00 until September 12th*

*visit us at the Study Abroad Fair on September 10th!

Spring 2015 Application Deadlines

To obtain an application, please stop by our office or email and indicate the program to which you're applying. Application deadlines are listed below:

  • August 20th:Nanzan
  • September 15th: Argentina, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland (Dublin), Italy, Japan, Spain, South Africa and U.K. (BADA, Queen Mary, UCL).  The last day to request an application is September 11th.
  • September 29th: All other Dornsife Semester Programs.  The last day to request an application is September 23rd.

Scholarships Available

During the 2013-2014 school year, students on our programs earned a total of $202,505 in outside and Overseas Studies-sponsored scholarships! Learn more about funding opportunities.

New Programs

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Starting Spring 2015, USC students have the opportunity to study alongside Turkish students at Bo─čaziçi University in the fascinating, trancontinental city of Istanbul.  For more information.

JAPAN/KOREA/CHINA: The new 3-Campus Program for Comparative East Asian Studies combines studies at Keio University, Yonsei University and the University of Hong Kong and culminates with a 4-week internship in Hong Kong. For more information.

SHANGHAI, CHINA: USC undergraduates can spend a semester studying in dynamic Shanghai on the CIEE China in a Global Context program at East China Normal University. For more information.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: Starting Spring 2015, USC students can study alongside local students at the University of Auckland, which ranks among the world's top 100 universities. For more information.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: Starting Spring 2015, USC students can study alongside Australian students at the University of Melbourne, which is considered the top university in Australia and is located in the heart of one of the most livable cities in the world. For more information.



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