Application deadline for most 2020 Taught Abroad spring and summer programs is January 15th 2020.

Application deadline for Term abroad opportunitiesand GEOL 308.3 is March 31st 2020.

Application deadline for Washington Centre Internships are September 30th 2020 (for Winter 2020), January 20th 2020 (for Summer 2020) and March 15th 2020 (for Fall 2020).

No matter your area of study, whether you want to be away for two weeks or an entire year, or if you want to travel alone or in a group there are many options to choose from. 

Quick facts
  • Offered during Term 1/2 or summer
  • You take a U of S class abroad, 
    with U of S professor and students
  • You have the chance to partake in internships and practicums

Spring/Summer Taught Abroad Programs

Montana, U.S.A
GEOL 308.3 Geological Mapping I
August, 2020

Deadline: March 31

USask students will visit the Little Rocky Mountains of Montana to experience the splendid goelogical locale. At the foot of the mountains on the eastern side is the old gold-mining village of Zortman, out of which students will pursue geological investigations into the Little Rocky Mountains.

London, England

DRAM 285.3 - Theatre Studies
May 4 - 22, 2020

Travel with USask professors and other USask students while studying plays, both classical and contemporary, now being performed on the London stage. Experience London and British theatre first hand!

CERN in Geneva, Switzerland

PHYS 473.3 - High Energy Particle Research Accelerators for Physics Research
2020 Summer Term

Take a class in CERN in Geneva, Switzerland for credit! This course will help students understand how accelerators can be used for their own research by interacting and learning from CERN experts. These experts will lecture on the physics of particle accelerators with emphasis on how these impact the research that can be conducted with them in the fields of high energy particle physics and synchrotron light sources.

Johannesburg & surrounding areas, South Africa

HIST 322.6/422.6 - South Africa: History, Politics and Society 
July - August, 2020 (exact dates to be confirmed)

This intensive experience will give students the opportunity to learn about culture and society in South Africa. Through site visits, guest lectures, and formal and informal meetings with South Africans of all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds, students will begin to develop an understanding of the diverse nature of South African society and the historical issues that shaped it.

Copenhagen, Denmark

PLAN 298.3 - Humanistic Urban Design: Copenhagen 
May 18 - 28, 2020

Join a small group of urban planning students to explore what makes Copenhagen one of the most people- and bike- friendly cities on Earth.

North Carolina, U.S.A
INDG 454.3 - Indigenous Southeast: Remembering Resistance
July 1 - 16, 2020

Usask students will join students from North Carolina and Australia in this taught-abroad course to learn about the diverse histories and cultures of Indigenous peoples in North Carolina and the southeastern U.S.

Term Programs

Marburg, Germany

Five GERM 200-level classes (15-credit units) 
January – May, 2021
Philipps Universität

Take senior level German in Germany during the 2021 Winter Term. This 18-week intensive program in German language and culture is offered through the College of Arts and Science in cooperation with Philipps University Marburg. Students will take two language classes and a literature/culture seminar and earn 15 USask credit units.

Guadalajara, Mexico

Five SPAN 200 & 300-level classes (15-credit units) 
January – May, 2021
University of Guadalajara

Take senior level Spanish at the University of Guadalajara in Mexico in the 2021 Winter Term. Participants will earn 15 USask credit units while studying at CECM and will take a combination of language and culture classes.

Other Opportunities

Washington, DC

Washington Center Internship 
Winter Term 2020 / Summer Term 2020/ Fall Term 2020
The Washington Center

You will be provided with internships working for government agencies, businesses or NGOs in Washington. Additionally, you will also take an academic course from the Washington Center.



To be eligible for acceptance to the Study Abroad Program students are:

  • required to have a minimum of 65% Cumulative Weighted Average (C.W.A.)
  • must have completed or be in the process of completing 30 credit units at the time of application
  • must meet individual course prerequisites, please see the U of S Course and Program Catalogue

Required Documents

The following will need to be completed/submitted in order to be considered a complete application:

  • Online application form including a Statement of Interest
  • Resume to be attached to the application form
  • Academic Reference form - submitted by referee, not to be included in the application form

For more information about the above programs please visit Arts 921 or email

Contact us

Study Abroad drop-in advising is postponed for the summer months. For study abroad questions or to meet remotely with an International Education Officer (IEO) please email from your PAWs account with details about your inquiry. An IEO will get back to you shortly to respond to your inquiry and/or arrange for a meeting time.