Computer Science & Information Systems Abroad

There are many study abroad opportunities all over the world, so why not intern, take some classes, and explore the world while receiving credit?

Computer Science and Information Systems Study Abroad Programs

Internships

Academic Advice

Scholarships

Department Contact

Resources for Advisors

Computer

Kenya

One option is to take a course in building cloud infrastructure and mobile application development at The Zurich University of Applied Sciences while visiting the Swiss Alps on the Faculty led program.

Another option is to find an internship in software product development, IT networking, telecommunications, web development, E-commerce/marketing, and CRM Systems in places such as Ireland, China, and South Africa through Experiential Learning International, for an example.

Program Suggestions

The programs highlighted on this page are a good fit for students in Computer Science & Information Systems studies.

Faculty-Led Programs

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Courses

Switzerland

Computer and Information systems, Zurich

CIS 380-01: Data Analytics (3 credits) two weeks in Zurich AND  
CIS 380-02: Data Mining and Visualization (3 credits) two weeks in Allendale

Fulfills General Education Global Perspectives requirement.

Fulfills (1) General Education Issues course requirement.

Semester and Academic Year Programs

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Program Type

Courses

Australia

Macquarie University

Partnership

Available Courses

Australia

University of Sunshine Coast

Partnership

Available Courses

Japan

International Christian University

Partnership

Available Courses

Spain

University Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)

Partnership

Available Courses

Switzerland

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (CIS Track)

Partnership

Available Courses

United Kingdom

Edge Hill University

Affiliate

Available Courses

Ireland

Athena: Dublin

External

Available Courses

Netherlands

CEA: Computer science, Amsterdam

Externals

Available Courses

New Zealand

Computer science at AUT  University

Externals

Available Courses

United Kingdom

IFSA: University College London

Externals

Available Courses

Summer Programs

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Program Type

Courses

Japan

International Christian University

Partnership

Available Courses

Spain

University Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)

Partnership

Available Courses

Internships

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Varies

Varies

Internships Abroad


Explore Other Program Options

There are other program options available. Schedule a study abroad advising appointment to learn more or browse our other program options:

Browse More Programs

Other Opportunities


Academic Advice

  • The earliest you can go abroad is the summer of your first year.
  • Students may fulfill General Education Foundation and Issues requirements abroad
  • Students taking at least 3 credits abroad will fulfill their Global Perspectives requirement
  • Students should be working with their faculty mentor to plan and make appropriate course selections for study abroad.
  • Consider fulfilling your Issues General Education requirement abroad. Find out how!
  • Visit the CIS Study Abroad website for further information
  • Courses will be reviewed on a case by case basis through the course equivalency process.

To determine the GVSU course equivalencies for courses taken abroad, please visit our Course Approval page. 

Once you have selected a program, schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to discuss your plans.

Keep in Mind

  • Once you have selected a program, be sure to meet with your adviser at least three months prior to departing for your program.
  • Be sure to explore both GVSU and external options by browsing the Program Suggestions below. Students are not limited to GVSU study abroad programs.
  • There are several opportunities to intern and or volunteer while abroad.
  • Students are also able to fulfill General Education requirements abroad, including their General Education Issues requirement.


Department Contact

Assistant Dean

Casey Thelenwood

thelecas@gvsu.edu