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Study Sociology Abroad!

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Studying abroad is the best sociology education experience for students. It compels you to reexamine the social norms and expectations around you and the way we interpret our world by relocating you in a foreign place. Study abroad is a journey that takes you away from the familiarity of your home country environment into the unfamiliar setting of a foreign country, where you will encounter different norms, cultural customs, and linguistic barriers. This encounter will help you sharpen your sociological toolkit and explore both the familiar and unfamiliar in a different perspective, a sociological perspective. This opportunity rounds up educational experience, adventure, and visit in fascinating locals. It is the first step in becoming a global citizen of the world, understanding the connections between local and global issues and social problems.


Study Sociology in SpainSpain (arches)

The sociology department offers summer courses for TTU students, undergraduate and graduates, in Spain. The summer courses take place in Seville, Spain, at the Texas Tech Campus. Building on the opportunities and resources available in Spain, these courses open the door for a whole different student experience.


Dates, Registration, and Financial Aid

To register you need to apply here. You can also contact Study Abroad: 742-3667

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship (SACS): Students participating in these TTU programs are eligible to apply for the Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship. Awards generally range from $250 - $750 for the summer. Applications for the summer will be available online at www.studyabroad.ttu.ed. on October 1st. Applications will be accepted until February 14th.

Financial Aid Students eligible for Financial Aid at TTU can use that aid to study abroad. The Study Abroad office will provide the Financial Aid office with a budget for your program. Students should contact Nikki Nordell in Financial Aid directly for help with specific Financial Aid questions.



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