COVID-19 has been standing in the way of study abroad for hundreds of students in the College of Health and Human Sciences. At the same time, it has also showed us the importance of learning about the rest of the world. The faculty and staff leaders of the college study abroad programs are prepared to once again provide opportunities of global education. We invite you to take a quick survey, telling us where you would like to study abroad and when you plan to do so.  Please click here


SLHS in India program featured in Asha Kiran 

Asha Kiran is the annual newsletter of the Asian-Indian Caucus of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Please see pages 24-30 in the 2019 newsletter.

Health and Human Sciences (HHS) Cultural Explorations in Spain

Participants in HHS’ second interdisciplinary study abroad program are visiting Toledo in Central Spain. The Spain program is part of HHS study abroad series of “Cultural Exploration in Health and Human Sciences” and attracted 22 students from five HHS departments and schools (HDFS - Human Development & Family Studies, HTM - Hospitality & Tourism Management, NUTR - Nutrition Sciences, PSY - Psychological Sciences , and SLHS - Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences) and three other colleges. Toledo is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and known as the "City of the Three Cultures" for the cultural influences of Christians, Muslims and Jews reflected in its history.

Group posed for photo on the steps of the former Hospital del Nuncio Nuevo built at the end of the 18th century to house people with mental illness.

Group posed for photo on the steps of the former Hospital del Nuncio Nuevo built at the end of the 18th century to house people with mental illness.

Investigating Women's Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues in Florence, Italy

The students in the picture below collected the data for the latest publication for this program, Messaging and access strategies for improving emergency contraceptive knowledge and uptake among Italians



Study Abroad Programs

If you love to travel, meet new people, and see new things, then apply for a Study Abroad program! Through HHS Study Abroad, you can experience the excitement of living, studying, and even working in another country while you earn credits toward your Purdue degree. Most study abroad programs have no foreign language requirement.

Several types of programs are available. Programs vary in length, cost, and location. Remember to discuss the options with your Academic Advisor in order to determine which program works for your plan of study.

HHS Featured Programs

More information can be found on our program website

Other Study Abroad Programs

More information can be found on Purdue's Study Abroad website.

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