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Study Abroad with KU

Since the 1950s, KU has promoted international exchange as a vital link in education. A national leader in providing low-cost, high-quality study abroad programs, KU offers semester, academic year, summer, winter break and spring break programs in more than 60 countries around the world. These vary in structure from exchanges and individually arranged programs to group programs led by KU faculty.

Nearly 25% of all KU undergraduates participate in a study abroad program. For journalism students, that may be a summer spent studying Spanish or Italian in Europe. It may be a semester in Germany, Costa Rica, or Australia. Each summer, we have students gaining valuable professional experience as interns in locations like London, Dublin, Madrid, Sydney or Shanghai.

The KU Office of Study Abroad works with students to plan their experiences abroad. Whether you spend a spring break or a full semester, international experiences help build your skills and your portfolio as a Jayhawk Journalist. Check out the program search on the Study Abroad website and talk with your journalism advisor about where you’d like to go or what you’d like to study.


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The Journalism Career Center helps J-School students explore their career options and find internships and jobs. Patty Noland, the J-School's Career Development Coordinator, is ready to help you at any stage in your college career—whether you're just beginning to explore the possibilities or you're ready to enter the job market. Schedule an appointment today!

71 percent of classes have 30 or fewer students
Journalism students graduate with portfolios of work created for professional clients
The Journalism Career Center helps students discover internships, jobs and careers
The journalism school's new minimester allows students to complete a class online between semesters
The school launched its journalism Ph.D. program in 2012
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined