Global Opportunities at SP2

SP2 takes seriously its responsibility to prepare students for leadership positions both nationally and internationally, and thus has created a wide range of global opportunities. Students at SP2 gain a global perspective through strong international curricular content, learning from international faculty, interacting with peers from across the globe, and engaging in study abroad programs and global immersion experiences.

SP2 welcomes students, faculty, staff, alumni, and distinguished visitors from around the world. SP2’s formal and informal programming is designed to embody a global focus at every level. Globally-focused student organizations provide support for our international student population and opportunities for intercultural engagement.

Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

Students may choose from SP2 courses with a global perspective, SP2 courses that take place in other countries, and formal linkage programs with other universities.

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International Independent Studies

International Independent Studies

International Independent Studies

In limited cases, SP2 is able to assist students in setting up independent studies in other countries.

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Cost & Financial Assistance

Cost & Financial Assistance

Cost & Financial Assistance

Learn about the costs and financial assistance opportunities associated with global coursework.

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Forms

Forms

Forms

Find required forms related to global coursework.

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