Study abroad and learn an intercultural perspective of the field of nursing. Observe and navigate cultural barriers as well as learn about diverse nursing approaches around the globe. An immersive international experience will help you develop essential skills including cross-cultural communication, cultural sensitivity and awareness, and independence. Broaden your understanding of nursing as you earn credit toward your degree.

Recommended programs

Nursing Ethics in Italy

Gain an in-depth understanding of how nurses around the world deal with ethical dilemmas on this three-week summer program in Florence. Ideal for upcoming sixth and seventh semester nursing students, you will explore the heart of Tuscany and compare and contrast ethics in nursing from American, European and global perspectives. Enroll in this MU course:

  • NURSE 4210

Public and Community Health: Nursing in Costa Rica

This public health service project will give you comprehensive community experience. You will develop a greater understanding of how to be successful in a field that requires working with a wide variety of social groups and, in an increasingly global environment, how economies affect health issues. This program fulfills the required 90 clinical hours for NURSE 4970.

University of Nicosia

Take classes in English on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Enjoy a cosmopolitan European lifestyle and participate in a nursing practicum to enhance your comparative, international and inter-professional knowledge of healthcare systems.

IES Abroad: Health Studies in Santiago

Learn about the community-centered public health system in Santiago, Chile. Take courses in health studies and Spanish language with the option to participate in a part-time internship or service-learning placement.

Global Mizzou Internships

Spend your summer interning abroad while earning academic credit. No foreign language skills required. Eight-week placements are available for all majors. Recommended locations include:

  • Cape Town
  • Dublin
  • Rome

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