College of Social Sciences, UH Mānoa
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Study Abroad

Gain a global perspective while taking the educational journey of a lifetime. UH Mānoa students living in Hawaiʻi can be immersed in other cultures through short-study stays in Argentina, Australia, China, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan and Spain. An option creates a self-designed study abroad program in other countries. Build a network around the world and connect to life beyond campus.

Students participate in summer, semester, and year-long study abroad programs.

  • Summer study abroad programs – Mendoza, Argentina; Shanghai, China; Angers, France; Annecy, France; Lille, France; Paris, France; Berlin, Germany; Dublin, Ireland; Florence, Italy; Kobe, Japan; Yongin, Korea and Seville, Spain.  
  • Semester study abroad programs – Adelaide, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Shanghai, China; London, England; Paris, France; Florence, Italy; My two Italies (Florence and Tuscania), Italy; Kobe, Japan; Machida, Japan and Seville, Spain. 
  • Year-long study abroad programs – Kobe, Japan and Machida, Japan.

Accommodation options include homestay and residence hall and vary per study abroad program.

Included in the cost of the program is a series of program-sponsored field trips designed to enrich classroom activities. Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities including sports, music, special interest, and social clubs. These activities provide an excellent way to meet host country nationals, further develop communication skills and cross-cultural understanding and engage in the daily flow of life unique to each destination.

Financial aid and scholarships are available for eligible students.

  • How to map study abroad courses within your academic plan to fulfill your graduation requirements.
  • Finding a study abroad destination that will best fit your needs.
  • How to fund your study abroad program, financial aid and scholarships.
  • General questions about the study abroad experience.

For questions about the Study Abroad program, please contact:

Sunhee Kim Fujii

Sunhee Kim Fujii

Academic/Study Abroad Advisor

Dean Hall 9

(808) 956-0665