Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

Students in LEJA have a wide variety of opportunities to participate in programs abroad. Various study abroad programs, internships and research opportunities are listed below.


Costa Rica: International Criminal Justice

Leaders: Dr. Jill Myers 

Travcl: May of 2017

Course Description: You will learn about practice of law abroad and find out how it impacts legal practices in the US.

For more information about the course please visit here


Fall and Spring
Australia: Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University  Charles Sturt University is centrally located in New South Wales, which allows students access to major cities and  national  parks. Law enforcement students will study at campuses located in Bathurst or Port Macquarie. Students at CSU have many opportunities to get involved with campus life, participate in outdoor recreation, and  pursue other interests.

 Courses they offer are equivalent to the following:

  • policeaustrali LEJA 201 Juvenile Justice
  • LEJA 212 Criminal Law
  • LEJA 255 Crime Scene Investigation
  • LEJA 357 Theories of Crime
  • LEJA 412 Evidence

For more information about these courses please visit here

England: Birmingham City University

lion Birmingham City University is a large, multi-cultural university with 23,000 students. The Perry Barr campus, where you will take your courses, is located about three miles north of the city center and houses  the Business School and the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences.

 Courses they offer are equivalent to the following:

  • Law LEJA 416 Terrorism and Law Enforcement
  • LEJA 431 Organized Crime

 For more information about these courses please visit here.

Belfast: Queen's University

Queens University Queen’s University is located in the capital city of Northern Ireland and is equipped with world-class, state-of-the-art facilities. It’s a place where students can learn and research together. The university has been producing leading global academics, national and international leaders since last 170 years.

Program offered:

  • Conflict Transformation Summer School: Students taking this program will examine the theories and practices of conflict transformation from within local and global perspectives that will include case studies of Northern Ireland, the Balkans, the Middle East, South Asia and South America. Here are a few case students will examine: 
      • Conflict Transformation Summer School Conflict Transformation in Local and Global Perspective
      • Religion and Peacebuilding
      • Human Rights and Social Justice
  • Potential course equivalencies:
      • LEJA 416 Terrorism and Law Enforcement
    • LEJA  440 Seminar on Current Issues in Policing

castillo Students are also given the opportunity to meet with some of Northern Ireland’s decision-makers – key politicians, church and community leaders. There are excursions to archaeological, historical and cultural sites in Belfast and beyond, with Irish music and dance evenings as well.

For more information please visit here 


Internships And Service Learning Programs
  • Law Enforcement and Justice Administration students can gain practical experience in several countries throughout the world.
  • Programs are offered in 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 week increments. Not all options are available in all locations.
  • Deadlines are EARLY! Summer deadlines can be as early as February 1st.

    For more information please visit here


Currently there are no undergraduate research programs available. Students interested in post graduate research can consider the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.