Study Abroad

The University of Arizona offers opportunities to undergraduate and graduate/professional students to study abroad in more than 60 countries. Currently, the Department of Communication works very closely with the program in Orvieto, Italy where Communication students can complete core units and earn several upper division units in one semester abroad.

Additionally, undergraduate students may choose to attain a Certificate in International and Intercultural Communication, which focuses on a range of theories and research in the area as well as engaging in communication in an intercultural or international setting. Click here to find out how to get started.

Orvieto, Italy

Arizona in Italy (Orvieto) is a UA Faculty led program with courses available in Communication, Classics, Archaeology, Italian, Art, Art History, Latin, Psychology, Sociology, English, Architecture and Journalism. Students from all majors are welcome to attend. Classes are direct UA credit and can satisfy the foreign language requirement as well as Tier II general education credits. COMM classes are taught in English; Italian language classes are taught in Italian.

Location: Orvieto, Italy
Terms Available: Fall, Spring, Summer
Language of Instruction: English
Requirements: 2.5 GPA
Application Deadline: Fall-April 25, Spring-Oct. 25, Summer-Feb. 25

Arizona in Italy homepage:
For more information on Orvieto: or call (520) 626-9211

Barcelona, Spain

Take your Communication degree to the next level by spending your semester abroad in Barcelona, Spain!  Students choose from three different tracks that include major coursework, internships and general education credits from our partner, CEA Study Abroad.

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Term Available: Fall
Language of Instruction: English
Requirements: 2.5 GPA
Application Deadline: April 25

Faculty Contact: Kyle Tusing

Program Website:

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