Study Abroad

Political Science students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of GVSU's many study abroad opportunities.

Click here for our helpful Study Abroad Guide for PLS

Also, check out GVSU's Padnos International Center an incredible resource for students contemplating study abroad.

The GVSU Political Science department has recently developed a GVSU Partnership Student Exchange program with two universities in Perugia, Italy, the sister city of Grand Rapids. Students are expected to have completed the equivalent of four semesters of Italian language to participate. Click here for more information.

 

Spotlights

Megan Koops Fisher

Community Outreach Program Manager for Ready for School

Chelsea Kendziorski

Student Summer Scholar 2014

Andrea Vanderkolk

Studies Arabic in Jordan

Jacob Johnston

Member of Peace Corps

Natalie Cleary

Teach for America

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News

Hank Meijer Presentation at GVSU

September 19, 2018

Hank Meijer Presentation at GVSU

Professors Lecture in Albania

June 19, 2018

Professors Polly Diven and John Constantelos visited Tirana, Albania to deliver a public lecture and connect with alumni.

PLS Excellence in a Discipline Award

April 23, 2018

Micaela Cole receives the Excellence in a Discipline Award

Hannah Patrick Presents Honors Thesis Research at MPSA

April 17, 2018

Hannah Patrick presents her Honors thesis research at the recent Midwest Political Science Association conference in Chicago

Bryce Hecht Presents Research at MPSA

April 13, 2018

Bryce Hecht presents his research at the recent Midwest Political Science Association conference in Chicago

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Events

National Voter Registration Week

September 25, 2018 All Day

National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. It was first observed in 2012 and has been growing in popularity every year since. Held on the fourth Tuesday...

"Fighting the Politics of Illusion: Technology, Democracy and the Public Good" talk by Professor Ed Tywoniak

September 26, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Anyone who considers themselves a member of “Gen Z,” or those who are concerned with technology, democracy, and the public good, are invited to Edward E. Tywoniak‘s James W....

HerStory: Professor Heather Tafel

October 3, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sponsored by the GVSU Women's Commission, the HerStory series offers the GVSU community the opportunity to hear stories of women in leadership positions firsthand and discover how these experiences...

Global Health Showcase 2018

October 5, 2018 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Global Health Unites Health Professionals -- Learn how faculty, students, and community members are impacting global health. The program includes keynote speaker, Dr. Justice Bawole, podium and...

Study Abroad Fair

October 9, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Check out the many opportunities GVSU offers for students to study abroad!

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