2020 CCI PROGRAMS
Siena, Italy (Public Relations)
Public Relation Cases and International and Intercultural Communication in Siena, Italy. Led by Candace White, this program will be offered in the first session of summer 2020. Students may earn up to 6 hours in Public Relations for participating in this program. The program is from May 28th – July 2nd, 2020. The application deadline is November 14th, 2019.
Dublin, Ireland (Communication Studies)
Intercultural Communication and Organizational Communication Processes in Dublin, Ireland, Led by Laura Miller and Dr. John Haas students may earn 6 credits in Communication Studies during the first session of summer, May 28th – July 2nd, 2020. The application deadline is November 14th, 2019.
Rome, Italy (Advertising)
Study in Rome, Italy. Students will earn 3 hours of credit while taking a course in Advertising 480: Advertising Issues. Students will learn the required material and activities as well as having some time to explore Rome. The application deadline is November 14th, 2019 and the program will be held May 8th – 27th of 2020.
Sydney, Australia (CCI)
Study in Sydney, Australia. Students earn 13 hours of credit including a UT course on intercultural communication, a course taught at the University of Sydney on the history and culture of Australia, and an 8-week internship in Sydney. Applications for the 2020 Spring Semester are no longer being accepted.
Prague, Czech Republic (Journalism and Electronic Media)
Going on Assignment in Prague. Mark Harmon will lead this important investigative journalism project on July 8th – August 1st, 2020. You will study and do news reporting in Prague with assistance from our provider organization. Students will receive 3 credit hours, immersive journalism experience and getting hands-on training. The application deadline is November 14th, 2019.
Studying or interning abroad experience for a CCI student means:
- Understanding the field of communications from an international perspective
- Expanding your career opportunities
- Advancing your cross-cultural and problem solving skills
- Improving foreign language abilities
- Fulfilling major, minor and general education requirements
- Developing a Global Professional Network
Experiences like this may change your life and enhance your career options in many ways. With today’s increasingly interdependent world, the significant cross-cultural experience is often what employers and graduate schools seek.
Academic Planning for Study Abroad in Communication and Information
Communication and information students can study abroad at any time once they have completed at least two semesters at UT. Transfer students may study abroad after completing one semester at UT. Students should meet with their major advisor in Communication and Information as early as possible to plan for the most academically useful experience abroad.
Participate in Field Study/Internship and Experiential Learning Opportunities
Participate in an internship to further immerse yourself in the culture and community of your study abroad program. Check with Career Services about the Intern in Ireland program which is aimed directly at Communication and Information majors. Experiential learning abroad programs can often be structured to fulfill major requirements if you think creatively and plan in advance with a communications advisor. Examples include incorporating your experience into a major project, honors thesis, or independent study course.