Study Food Abroad

Immerse yourself in the food and culture of another country while earning UA credit.

Woman in traditional agriculture setting

Study abroad programs allow you to earn UA credit while gaining global perspectives and critical skills for today's workforce. Many programs include coursework and experiences that can enhance your major in Food Studies.

How to Apply

To get started, meet with your academic advisor and a study abroad coordinator.

Find a Program

The University of Arizona offers many study abroad programs that could allow you to work on your major, minor, internship, or general education requirements. Check out the program search page on the Global Initiatives website to browse options. The opportunities listed below include programs that offer courses specific to food studies.

Food & Sustainability Studies in Italy

Study abroad student with close up shot of grapes

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Study Italian food and drink and the science and history of fermentation in this UA-faculty led trip to Perugia, Italy.

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Cultural Experiences Abroad – Colombia

Store fronts along cobble street in Bogota, Colombia

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
This third-party study abroad company offers courses related to food, culture, and culinary arts in their Bogota, Colombia programs.

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Culture, Land, & Politics in Oaxaca

Indigenous food from Oaxaca

Offered: Summer
Conduct research in food studies or environmental science under the supervision of knowledgeable local researchers in Oaxaca, while earning UA credit in Geography. 

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Coming soon: We are currently developing a dedicated food studies study abroad program in Oaxaca, Mexico in partnership with the University of Vermont.