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Global Perspective Programs
"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.
GSPM's Global Perspective courses offer students insights into effectively engaging and communicating with society and decision-makers in countries outside the United States.
Next available: "Engaging the Greater Middle East and Africa" July-August 2014 (apply here)
Each three-credit course involves U.S.-based coursework prior to a weeklong residency at an international location in one of the following geographical areas:
- The Greater Middle East and Africa (sample documents from Istanbul 2013 trip: Itinerary, Syllabus, and Photos)
- Europe (sample documents from Brussels 2013 trip: Itinerary, Syllabus, and Photos)
- Asia (sample documents from Hong Kong 2014 trip: Itinerary, Tentative Syllabus, and Photos)
- Latin America (sample documents from Sao Paulo 2014 trip: Itinerary, Tentative Syllabus, and Photos)
During each weeklong international residency, students meet with prominent government officials, corporations, advocacy organizations, communications professionals, and academics to learn from case studies and other relevant experiences.
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.