International Development Study Abroad Programs

Are you currently studying or plan to study international development at PLNU? If so, it is a requirement to study abroad in a developing country before you graduate. This is an exciting opportunity for you to learn what it's like to live in another country, experience a different culture, and even learn a new language! 

Listed below are programs we strongly recommend to fulfill this credit:

PLNU Programs

PLNU Biology in San Jose, Costa Rica
PLNU Business in Akatsi, Ghana
PLNU Center for Justice & Reconciliation in South Africa


AIFS in Stellenbosch, South Africa
CIEE in Mukono, Uganda
Semester at Sea
SIT Study Abroad in Rabat, Morocco


AIFS in Hyderabad, India
API in Thimphu, Bhutan
CCCU Best Semester in Xiamen, China
CEA in Shanghai, China
SIAS in Zhengzhou, China
SIT Study Abroad in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Middle East

AIFS in Istanbul, Turkey
API – American University, Direct Enrollment in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
CCCU Best Semester – Middle East Studies in Amman, Jordan
CIEE in Amman, Jordan

Central and South America

AIFS in San Jose, Costa Rica
AIFS in Sao Paulo, Brazil
API in Havana, Cuba
API in Buenos Aires, Argentina
CCCU Best Semester in Costa Rica
SIT Study Abroad in Cochabamba, Bolivia
SIT Study Abroad in Quito, Ecuador
SIT Study Abroad in Managua, Nicaragua

For more information, and to explore all study abroad program offerings available to you, visit the Study Abroad Office.