Study Abroad

Studying communication outside of the United States gives you a truly intercultural perspective. 

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Communication studies students can choose from a variety of study abroad programs, including Towson University programs, exchanges and affiliate programs. The cost to participate varies from program to program, as do the services included. Federal financial aid can be used and Study Abroad scholarships are also available.

Upcoming communication studies faculty-led programs include:

Social Permissiveness in Amsterdam: Perspectives on Race, Gender, Class, and Sexuality

Study history, culture, and identity in The Netherlands with TU. Immerse yourself in a culture which prides itself in social-political constructions like "acceptance" and "tolerance." Explore cross-cultural topics like race, gender, class, and sexuality within a Dutch context. Based in the capital city of Amsterdam, the program features guest lectures, academic visits, cultural excursions, and more. Highlights include a canal boat cruise and visits to the Anne Frank HuisKeukenhof Gardens,  Rijksmuseum, and Black Archives. Amsterdam provides a rich backdrop of social permissiveness against which to study the linkages between culture, difference, and communication.

The application deadline is March 15 for this Summer 2024 Study Abroad Program. For more information, contact Dr. Michaela Frischherz () or visit the TU Study Abroad website.

Want to get away for longer? Try a full summer or semester in Italy!

Florence Italy

At Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM), you can choose from more than 30 TU-approved courses to fulfill communication studies major requirements. Located in the historic city center of Florence, LdM offers unique experiences inside and outside the classroom – perfect for students who are curious about Italy’s rich history, world-famous art, cultural landmarks, and culinary traditions. Program highlights include gallery and museum visits, internship opportunities, 24/7 emergency services, student clubs and activities, weekend excursions around Italy, and free cooking lessons with LdM’s expert Italian chefs!

For more information, contact Ms. Ogonna Owu () or visit the TU in Italy program page.

Financial Aid

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Want to study abroad but don’t have the financial resources? Find out how you can fund your study abroad trip.