Degree Exchange Programs
Believe it or not, there are graduate programs that allow you to fulfill part of your degree requirements at a partner institution abroad. These programs tend to focus on international affairs or policy degrees. Here are a few examples of programs you could investigate further.
- Duke University Graduate School Exchange Programs
- Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Affairs Exchange Programs
- Princeton University Graduate Exchange Programs
- University of California – Berkeley Exchange Programs
- Handelshochschule Leipzig Graduate School of Management Exchange Programs
Peace Corps Masters International Programs
These programs are quite unique in that they offer students the opportunity to combine a master's degree with overseas service with the Peace Corps. There are over 50 academic institutions nationwide that sponsor this type of program and represent a diverse array of fields of study. The program was established in the late 80’s to address one of the goals of the Peace Corps: to help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women. Individuals who have participated in the program have served in over 70 different countries and walk away with a unique experience and a master’s degree.
If you are looking for a Masters program with an international component, these exchanges and programs are a great way to get started with your research!
Authored by: Diversity Abroad