Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

Broadcasting and Journalism

Broadcasting and Journalism

Faculty Led

British Media Studies

England: British Media Studies (Spring 2018)

Collaborate with faculty and students in the state-of-the-art facilities at Edge Hill University.  Create your own podcast or blog.  Visits will include the BBC's Media City in Manchester, a football stadium tour as well as cultural tours of Ormskirk and Liverpool.    


Mahidol University

Thailand: Mahidol University (Fall or Spring)

Mahidol University International College is a just a short, 20 minute train ride from Bangkok, Thailand. There are a wide range of courses to choose from, including Gen Eds. This is one of our study abroad options that is actually cheaper than a semester here at WIU!

Massey university

New Zealand: Massey University (Fall, Spring, or Summer)

Massey University has three campuses located on the north and south islands of New Zealand. Almost half of the students enrolled are either national or international distance learning students. In this Colorado-sized country, you could go snow skiing and surfing on the same day!

Birmingham City University

England: Birmingham City University (Fall or Spring)

Birmingham City University (BCU) is a large, multi-cultural university with 23,000 students. The Perry Barr campus, where you will likely take your courses, is located about three miles north of the city center. WIU has been sending students to BCU for 20 years now!



  •  Students can gain practical experience in several countries throughout the world.
  •  Possible countries include Australia, New Zealand, England, Spain, and China. 
  •  Deadlines are EARLY! Summer deadlines can be as early as February 1st.
  •  Learn more by clicking here.

Research: Euro Scholars Program


EuroScholars is a research abroad program for talented undergraduates from US and Canadian institutions. This program gives students the challenge of conducting cutting edge research and promote interactions with scholars through immersion in the research environment.