If you have questions about the academics or courses available on this program, locate the Program Advisor to schedule an advising appointment or email them your questions directly.
Studying abroad can be a more meaningful and invigorating learning experience than at home—both inside and outside of the classroom. You may be more curious and alert than you usually are so use this heightened energy to enhance your studies as well as your cultural and geographical explorations. You may also encounter different teaching styles and course processes; be prepared to adapt and to learn.
Students can choose from a range of undergraduate courses taught in English at the Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (UCP). Courses are 6 ECTS which equates to 3 U.S. semester credits.
This module is offered during summer session 2 for a total of 3-6 U.S. semester credits. This must be taken alongside another course offered in session 2. It's comprised of the following courses:
Option #1, 3 credits:
Option #2, 6 credits:
Service learning and internships are only available to students participating in both summer session 1 &2. UCP is especially strong in communication and culture studies and has many links with media organizations, arts organizations, and non-profits. They also have a robust social work program where students are required to engage in service learning opportunities.
Service learning options:
Minimum GPA: 2.5
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