Study Abroad Applications for Spring 2015 – Due Sept 29th

There’s still time to apply to study abroad on select programs for Spring 2015! Stop by the Office of Overseas Studies (THH 341) to pick up an application and submit it by Monday, September 29th.

We are here to support you throughout your study abroad experience – let us know if you have any questions or concerns about the application or study abroad process!

See you soon,

The Overseas Studies Team

USC Study Abroad Fair

Greetings from Overseas Studies!

We have a number of exciting announcements for all new and returning students:

USC Overseas Studies will host the campus-wide STUDY ABROAD FAIR Wednesday, September 10th from 10:00-2:00 on Trousdale Parkway.  This event highlights USC’s numerous international opportunities and is a great way to learn more about study abroad!  Please see attached flyer for more information.

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

Applications for Spring 2015 are still available. Please stop by our office or email and indicate the program to which you’re applying (be sure to check minimum eligibility requirements listed in the program brochures our website).

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)
  • September 29th: All other Dornsife Semester Programs

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

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Please let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you soon!

The Overseas Studies Team

End of Semester Study Abroad Information Sessions

Greetings from Overseas Studies! We are holding a final series of study abroad information sessions before the end of spring semester. Please reference the information below and attached flyers for more details:

Trinity College Dublin Information Session

Wednesday, April 30th, 1:00-2:00, VKC 157

University College London Information Session

Wednesday, April 30th, 3:00-4:00, THH 119

University of Sussex Information Session

Thursday, May 1st, 12:00-1:00, WPH 101​

Also, applications for Spring 2015 study abroad programs will be available May 6th in our office, CLH 201.

Please do not hesitate to contact our office should you have any questions about these or any other study abroad programs!

See you soon,

The Overseas Studies Team







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Study Abroad Walk-In Advising Hours on Fridays (4/4 & 4/11)

To help assist students who are currently arranging their future course plans and considering study abroad, we will have Walk-in Advising from 1:00-4:00 for the next two Fridays (4/4 & 4/11).  This is a great way for students to meet with one of our advisors and figure out how to fit study abroad into their USC careers.

Advisors are available for individual appointments throughout the year (call 213.740.3636 to make an appointment), but Walk-in Advising is a great way to get started with the study abroad process.

Washington Semester Info Session – Study Abroad in D.C.!

Undergraduate students of all majors can study at George Washington University and receive USC units toward their degree. Students will also work at an internship for credit.

Our dates for the info sessions are the following:

Monday, April 7
11am-12pm in RGL 103

Thursday, April 10
3pm-4pm in RGL 215

Tuesday, April 15
12pm-1pm in RGL 103

Wednesday, April 16
3:30pm-4:30pm in RGL 304


Study Abroad in Rio de Janeiro this Summer

USC is offering a study abroad trip/program to Rio de Janeiro from May 19 to June 13. Students can take this class to fulfill the GE 2 requirement. Speaking Portuguese is not required, and there are no pre-reqs for this course.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling deadline, so the sooner you turn in your application, the better your chances are of attending.

If you are interested, just email Ellen M Oliveira at

Attached are the flier, Teacher Rec and Application for the program. Good luck


PORT 250g is a GE course, Category II (Global Cultures and Traditions), and it does not have a language requirement. The program duration is four weeks, with the first week in Los Angeles and the last three weeks in Brazil. While in Brazil students will attend lectures, take a four-day study trip to Salvador, a day trip to Petrópolis, and make other visits of cultural interest to the course.  The course material will draw from literature, visual culture, music, and cultural theory. While in Rio students will live with a Brazilian host family.