Global Perspective Programs

Students in GSPM's Turkey course visit Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.
Students in GSPM's Turkey course visit Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.

"I'm a veteran and have been all over the world, but my week in Istanbul [with GSPM] was the single greatest international experience I've ever had." -Andrew Lewis, GSPM Legislative Affairs student

The Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) offers several short-term study abroad courses for master's degree students. Click here for a downloadable flyer.

GSPM's Global Perspective courses offer students insights into effectively advocating in and communicating with society and decision-makers in countries outside the United States.

 

Each three-credit course involves U.S.-based online coursework to be completed prior to a week-long residency at an international location in one of the following areas:

Residency Locations Online work Residency Dates Estimated Cost Billed to GW Student Account
Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey (3 credits) (APPLICATIONS CLOSED) July 1-July 31, 2014 August 3-9, 2014

FOR ALL RESIDENCIES: Cost varies based on location, season, year, duration, and other factors, but typically $5,500-$6,500. Includes: Three-credit course tuition, insurance, lodging, in-country group transportation, and in-country group meals. Does not include: Non-group transportation, non-group meals, airfare between the U.S. and the international residency location, passport and visa costs. GSPM reserves the right to revise this estimate.

Brussels, Belgium (3 credits) November 3-December 3, 2014 November 23-29, 2014 $5,500-$6,500
London, England (3 credits) November 3-December 3, 2014 December 7-13, 2014 $5,500-$6,500
Hong Kong (3 credits) December 1-December 30, 2014

January 4-10, 2015

$5,500-$6,500
Mexico (3 credits) December 1-December 30, 2014 January 4-10, 2015 $5,500-$6,500
Sao Paulo and Brasilia, Brazil (3 credits) February 2-March 2, 2015 March 8-14, 2015 $5,500-$6,500
South Africa (3 credits) February 2-March 2, 2015 March 8-14, 2015 $5,500-$6,500
East Asian Capitals Tour (6 credits) April 15-May 15, 2015 May 24-June 6, 2015 $5,500-$6,500

If you are interested in applying to any of these Global Perspective courses, or if you have any questions, please email GSPM's Kerry Moore.

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