Study Abroad

Where to Study

Anthropology and Sociology majors are encouraged to study abroad or in a foreign environment. Studying abroad provides you with the opportunity to experience another culture, improve foreign language skills, and participate in activities and coursework not found at Mount Holyoke. The study abroad process can be made easier by talking with your academic advisor, your department chair, and the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives about your plans. This will help you decide which programs are the most relevant, affordable, and beneficial for your educational needs. Also, don’t forget to talk with other students who have studied abroad! They have firsthand experience, and are often happy to chat with other students about the ups and downs of studying in another part of the world.

For a list of where past and present anthropology and sociology majors have studied and a summary of the courses that they took abroad, check this searchable database. Note that this is not a definitive list of what is possible and should serve only as a useful guide and planning resource.

Anthropology Study Abroad Countries and Universities

CET Beijing China
SIT Kenya Health Kenya
St. Andrews United Kingdom
MHC Montpellier France
MHC Montpellier France
Hong Kong University Hong Kong
SIT Brazil Culture Brazil
Victoria (AustraLearn) New Zealand
Cornell in Nepal Nepal
University of Buenos Aires Argentina
Sydney Australia
SIT Bolivia Culture & Dev. Bolivia
SIT Brazil Amazon Brazil
SIT Balkans Croatia
DIS Denmark
Amer. Univ. in Cairo Egypt
CIEE in Hyderabad India
Antioch Buddhist Studies India
IES in Dublin Ireland
Middlebury Florence Italy
Siena School Liberal Arts Italy
CIEE in Tokyo (Sophia) Japan
SIT Kenya Coastal Kenya
SIT Kenya Health Kenya
Amer. Univ. in Beirut Lebanon
IHP Global Ecology Multiple
Cornell in Nepal Nepal
Victoria New Zealand
Auckland (AustraLearn) New Zealand
Auckland New Zealand
Victoria (AustraLearn) New Zealand
SIT Peru Literature & Culture Peru
Kalamazoo in Senegal Senegal
SIT Spain Landscapes Spain
Hamilton in Madrid Spain
Edinburgh United Kingdom
St. Andrews United Kingdom
SIT Vietnam Cultture & Dev. Vietnam