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98 Neuroscience & Behavior Study Abroad Programs

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Recently named as the most entrepreneurial city in South Africa, Cape Town is the perfect place for a summer internship! With IES Internships, you are guaranteed an unpaid internship placement working up to 40 hours per week in a business or organization that suits your career goals. Build a global network of professional contacts and gain real-world experience all while exploring everything th...

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API students have the opportunity to study abroad in Wellington at one of New Zealand’s top universities – Victoria University of Wellington (VUW). VUW carries the prestigious “triple crown” of business school accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA), and features comprehensive offerings in subjects such as architecture and design, education, computer engineering, humanities and social sciences, law,...

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Take Neuroscience courses abroad with ISA. The organizaqtion offers academic programs in major universities across the world. Students can enroll for a semester, trimester, summer, or academic year.

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Complete a degree in Neuroscience at New York University Shanghai. The campus is the newest addition to the NYU global network that provides four-year degree programs. Dedicated faculty at NYU Shanghai provides fulfilling classroom experiences while expanding their own scholarship and research.

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The University of Roehampton offers students the opportunity to live and learn on a close-knit collegiate campus just a stone's throw away from the sights and sounds of the capital city. Students can really experience the 'best of both worlds' at London’s only parkland campus. You will study for one semester or a full year alongside Roehampton students from over 130 countries worldwide. Guar...

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The study abroad program at Queen Mary University of London is fully integrated, so international students will be living and studying alongside students from the United Kingdom and the many other countries from which the college attracts students, providing for a genuinely international academic and social experience. Queen Mary is based at the Mile End campus, a unique urban campus in London'...

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Enroll in Neuroscience courses abroad with London SAE. The organization provides customized group programs that focus on quality college-level academics, support, and enriching cultural programs and guided excursions. London SAE works with university group leaders to design programs that provide profound immersion and academic experiences.

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Study abroad for a semester or an academic year in Argentina through Mente Argentina's flexible, exciting Academic Semester and Academic Year Programs. Study in an Argentine university and obtain academic credit at their home university. Mente Argentina has made agreements with the most prestigious universities in Argentina. We offer individualized pre-departure consulting for each student t...

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Discover the traditional spices of Bangkok, Thailand as you float through the market and visit the golden temples. Then experience the energetic dominance of the modern city when you see the maze of skyscrapers pushing into the sky. Semester and Year Concentration - Business, Law & Diplomacy - Computer Science & Information Systems - Environment & Ecology - Media & Film - Pre-Medicine, Health...

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Sage Corps’ semester study abroad program is your chance to not only learn in a foreign classroom setting but also gain incredible professional experience building a company. While abroad, you'll also establish a global professional network. Your semester study abroad will be an amazing cultural experience and may be the ticket to your dream job. For most students, semester study abroad is thei...

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Study abroad at one of the UK's most historic and prestigious universities! Students are welcome to study for a full academic year or for one semester of undergraduate or postgraduate study. King's offers a range of flexible academic options with a choice of over 800 classes across all major disciplines and departments. You can either customise your experience by selecting courses across any...

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This study abroad program is perfect for a student, with at minimum intermediate level Spanish skills, who wants an authentic study abroad experience. Away from the crowds of American students who study abroad in more popular destinations like Barcelona or Madrid, you will find yourself fully immersed in the language and culture. You will take classes at an accredited Spanish university and tak...

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The School of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin aims to offer students a knowledge base and a set of skills that not only equip them for the many careers that exist in psychology, but also prepare them intellectually for other careers. Psychology is a branch of science that demands clear, rigorous thinking, numeracy, and the ability to define, study, and solve problems in complex and changin...

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Welcome to DIS Copenhagen! Study abroad with DIS and pursue a dream summer. Courses with field components and study tours are designed to engage you academically and culturally. STUDY IN THE HEART OF COPENHAGEN DIS is located in the heart of medieval Copenhagen. On your way to class, you will navigate through a network of walking streets, and after class, you can explore squares with out...

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The University of Otago welcomes study abroad students from universities throughout the world, and enrolls international students in degrees from bachelors through to PhD. Live among local students of the university, all within 15 minutes walk of campus and the Dunedin city center in New Zealand. The two to six-bedroom houses or apartments typically have at least one local student living in the...

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Studying Neuroscience & Behavior Abroad

It is no secret that the United States boasts some of the finest behavioral neuroscience programs in the world. Why bother going abroad then? How about exploring a new city, working with peers from around the world, and coming to gain a fuller appreciation of how the principles of biology transcend culture by immersing yourself in an entirely new social environment? Studying neuroscience and behavior abroad will take you far beyond the classroom, encompassing a much broader range of  lessons by teaching you daily through living in a different culture.

Locations

There are a large amount of universities across the world which boast respectable medical and neuroscientific research departments. Some of the top ranked neuroscience and behavior departments in Europe are at the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford in England, the University of Dusseldorf in Germany, the University of Zurich in Switzerland, and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. These are all highly prestigious institutions with track records which boast multiple Nobel laureates and a thick resume of cutting edge scientific achievement.

If you are looking to move beyond Western civilization, try to study neuroscience and behavior abroad in the increasingly competitive Asian university system. The National University of Singapore in Singapore, Seoul National University in South Korea, the University of Tokyo in Japan, and the University of Hong Kong in China are all top ranked universities in their home countries and each boast respectable neuroscience and behavior departments. Exposing yourself to Eastern civilization will culturally supplement your classroom education with an entirely different context under which to approach the social manifestation of neuroscientific phenomena.

There are Universities all over the world which offer an intriguing blend of neuroscientific study with enriching cultural immersion. It is important to keep in mind that when studying neuroscience and behavior abroad, especially if only for one semester, that location can often prove more rewarding than the prestige of any academic institution. If you are wanting to study abroad in a developing country in South America or Southeast Asia for example, do not let the lack of internationally acclaimed educational institutions deter you. You will learn much more from daily life in these places than you ever could in a classroom.

Courses & Programs

What neuroscience and behavior courses you take abroad will depend heavily on your area of concentration within the broad field of neuroscience and behavioral research, as well as available courses at your host university. Consider branching out and exploring new focuses while studying abroad. Neuroscience is a highly interdisciplinary field so you will likely be offered courses in the areas of psychology, chemistry, biology, genetics, physics, and more which will transfer credit back to your home university.

Also take advantage of your new cultural surroundings by enrolling in general education or extracurricular courses outside the field of neuroscience. For example if you are studying abroad in Japan, do not spend all of your time struggling with chemical principles which are universally applicable – try to enroll in a Japanese History or Eastern Philosophy class to supplement and enrich your unique academic experience living in that country!

Benefits

If you take the opportunity to study neuroscience and behavior abroad it will allow you to advance your knowledge in the field and apply lessons learned in the classroom in your everyday experiences as a stranger in a strange land. Learning how behavioral issues and neurological disorders are handled and viewed in the context of a different culture will widen your academic and cultural perspective on the subject, as well as personal development.

For students of any discipline, studying abroad is often the independent growth experience of a lifetime. By studying neuroscience and behavior abroad you will not only gain a wider perspective and cultural context through which to more thoroughly understand your area of scientific focus, but you will also grow immensely as an individual who is capable of forming their own opinions of how the world works.

Science is first and foremost a discipline which is centered around skepticism of the existing body of knowledge. In order to stay at the head of your field you must learn how to look forward, think outside the box, and never stop questioning the established status quo. Not only will studying neuroscience and behavior abroad be the definitive first step in this direction, but it’ll be a whole lot of fun too.

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