Globalize Your Education

For Creative Writing majors, studying abroad is an excellent way to get valuable experience, set your resume apart, and fulfill degree requirements. Review the resources here to first explore how an international experience could fit into your degree plan. Then, connect with your Undergraduate Advisor and your Education Abroad advisor to ensure you're choosing the best program to fit your goals. Your Education Abroad advisor can also help you explore ways to use financial aid, scholarships, and grants to finance your travel! 

You Can Afford to Study Abroad!

Receiving FAFSA? All subsidized & unsubsidized Stafford Loans will automatically work on your study abroad program! 
Veteran? Use your Veterans Benefits to help cover the cost of your program fee! 
Pell Grant Recipient? Not only can you use your Pell Grant, but you are also eligible for the Gilman Scholarship, worth up to $5,000! 
Need Scholarships? The PSU Ed Abroad office offers scholarship workshops every term and has a multitude of resources online for students on a budget. Come meet with us so we can talk about awards ranging from $500 - $10,000.

View of Edinburgh castle

Virtual Study Abroad: International Book Publishing, Summer 2021

International Book Publishing

Come and expand your book publishing knowledge to new international heights, virtually! Earn 4 credits toward your English Major or Book Publishing Graduate Program from June 20 - July 18, 2021. Look for the travel program to Scotland in 2022! 

View of Vienna with hills in the distance.

Short-Term Study Abroad in Austria, Summer 2022

Interdisciplinary Creative Writing in Vienna

Study creative writing on this richly interdisciplinary course exploring creative writing amid the art and history of this beautiful and sometimes overlooked capital on the Danube. Earn 4 credits toward your English degree over 2 weeks.

What Programs Work Well for Creative Writing Majors?

The programs below not only offer a wide variety of creative writing courses, but also may offer courses to fulfill general education requirements, minor, certificate, or elective credit. 

Worldwide

IE3 Global Internships: Full-Time Internships Abroad

Africa

USAC South Africa: Stellenbosch University Undergraduate Courses

Asia

USAC China: Chinese Language and Culture Studies in Chengdu
PSU Exchange Japan: Sapporo, Hokkaido University
PSU Exchange South Korea: Seoul, Hanyang University

Europe

DIS Denmark: Study Abroad in Copenhagen
CIEE England: London Global Institute
USAC England: London Metropolitan University
USAC England: London Metropolitan University - Summer
IFSA England: Oxford University - Summer
USAC England: University of Brighton 
USAC England: University of Reading
IFSA England: University of Westminster 
IE3 Global Ireland: University College Cork - Summer
USAC Ireland: University College Cork
USAC Ireland: Irish Studies in Galway - Summer
USAC Scotland: University of St Andrews
USAC Scotland: University of Stirling

Latin America

USAC Costa Rica: Spanish Language, Ecological and Latin American Studies in Heredia
USAC Chile: Spanish Language, Latin American, Anthropological, and International Studies in Santiago

Middle East

PSU Exchange Egypt: Cairo, American University in Cairo
|PSU Direct Enroll Israel: Haifa, University of Haifa

Oceania

USAC Australia: Griffith University in Gold Coast or Brisbane
USAC New Zealand: Massey University in Palmerston North, Auckland, or Wellington
IFSA New Zealand: University of Canterbury in Christchurch

Don't see a program that works for you? Click here for the complete list of programs. 

Ready to take the Next Step?

Attend an Ed Abroad 101 session to learn more about studying abroad at PSU. These are 30 minute sessions offered when classes are in session. They cover the application process and direct you to next steps. 

Upcoming events

Program Spotlight: Florianopolis, Brazil

Next stop on the Program Spotlight Series: Florianopolis, Brazil! Take a…
Add to my Calendar 2021-07-27 09:00:00 2021-07-27 11:00:00 Program Spotlight: Florianopolis, Brazil Next stop on the Program Spotlight Series: Florianopolis, Brazil! Take a deep-dive journey into our University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Specialty program Florianopolis, Brazil. This event will be broken into two 40-minute sessions with a 10-minute break in between to give you some time to refocus. Our Resident Director will walk you through this program by turning your attention to academics, student pre-departure preparation, experiential learning opportunities, a highlights tour, and more. We hope to see you there! USAC is a PSU-approved study abroad program provider. It's a nonprofit organization since 1982, has provided students with life-changing opportunities to live and learn in countries around the globe.  https://unr.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcu-srz0pGd0nc268ZT-9e30KjhjKOb…+ edabroad@pdx.edu edabroad@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Drop-In Advising with USAC!

Would you like to study abroad and earn credit toward your major and minor…
Add to my Calendar 2021-07-27 21:00:00 2021-07-21 00:26:38 Drop-In Advising with USAC! Would you like to study abroad and earn credit toward your major and minor without spending a fortune? Come chat with the USAC representative (Johanna Moxley) who works closely with Portland State University. She will be happy to answer any of your questions about studying abroad with USAC! https://unr.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcOGtqz0uGtAvjXCcsgCdJvxfBKn1te… edabroad@pdx.edu edabroad@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Ed Abroad 101

Each session is 30-60 minutes and conducted over Zoom while classes are in…
Add to my Calendar 2021-07-28 18:00:00 2021-07-21 00:26:38 Ed Abroad 101 Each session is 30-60 minutes and conducted over Zoom while classes are in session. Can't attend a live session? Watch the recorded video to learn about how the application process works, how to make an advising appointment, and how to narrow down programs. Questions? Email edabroad@pdx.edu for help. https://bit.ly/36A6tdF edabroad@pdx.edu edabroad@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Getting Started: Studying Abroad with USAC

Attend this info session to learn the basics about USAC and start planning…
Add to my Calendar 2021-07-29 12:00:00 2021-07-29 13:00:00 Getting Started: Studying Abroad with USAC Attend this info session to learn the basics about USAC and start planning your study abroad adventure! USAC is a PSU-approved study abroad organization that offers programs that allow you to earn credit towards your major and/or minor.  https://unr.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsc-GvrjsjGtcC9C5nNXZzp-60hrALmw…+ edabroad@pdx.edu edabroad@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public