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Study Abroad

For the fifth year in a row, the Department of Communication Studies is offering a nine-week, 9.0 credit hour study abroad program in Germany: the Summer Program in Communication Studies at Erfurt (Germany), or SPICE.

Program details:
  • Students will live in Germany from June 11 until August 12
  • Total program cost is $10,375, all-inclusive (tuition, room and board, and all travel costs)
  • Planned trips to Berlin and Bruges, Belgium (included in tuition)
  • Courses offered include COM405 (Effects of Entertainment Media), COM424 (Advanced Intercultural Communication) and two special topics courses (Global Communication Campaigns and Video Games as Communication)
For more details, contact faculty leaders Tiffany Dykstra-DeVette or Elizabeth Cohen

For 2017, we can accept up to 18 students. Sign up for SPICE.

Office of International Programs

All WVU students (graduate, undergraduate, and professional) must register with OIP before traveling internationally on university related activities. OIP Personnel will assist you in planning all aspects of your international experience, including such things as required insurance, passports, visas, health preparedness, and academic credits. Please be aware that if you are traveling for academic credit and you fail to register with this office, you will be denied credit upon your return to WVU. For more information on this policy, see the WVU Undergraduate Catalog (Course Catalog) or visit the OIP webpage.