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Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Join Walden University for immersive travel and learning adventures around the globe. Designed to expand your learning beyond the classroom, Walden Study Abroad opportunities let you:

  • Explore the history, culture, and customs of other countries with a small group of fellow learners.
  • Learn from guest lecturers, interact with members of the local communities, and tour historic sites with expert guides.
  • Focus on the adventure while Walden-approved tour operators handle the logistics.

Our study abroad opportunities are open to our alumni, students, staff, and faculty. If you're ready to expand your worldview, check out the calendar below for our next available travel adventures.

Questions? E-mail


Tierra Wilson  
Walden was the only university I could find that provided doctoral-level students with opportunities to study abroad and attend international residencies. Tierra Wilson, MS in Psychology Graduate and PhD in Clinical Psychology Student


Frequently Asked Questions

England Forensic Intensive

Huddersfield University building

Information England Forensic Intensive

Date of Trip

May 17 – 27, 2020
Travel Partner (Vendor) Academic Experiences Abroad
Trip Information On this program, you will attend a research symposium/conference with students at Huddersfield University. In addition, explore England on day trips to Leeds, London, and Manchester where you will visit places such as the Manchester Metropolitan Police Service, Old Bailey, Rampton Secure Hospital and more.
Registration Deadline Enroll Early - Trips fill up quickly!
Registration Limits 35 Travelers
Registration Process Register Online
Visiting Locations




Program/Travel Cost $2995
Cancelation Policy Cancellation policy can be found on the program registration page. All cancellations must be submitted by students directly to AEA.
Included in Program Cost

Students will learn from some of the top forensic psychologists and police experts in England. Instructional sessions will include applications of forensic psychology in England, criminal profiling, criminal behavioral analysis, and police science. Students will also have the opportunity to meet graduate students from Huddersfield University and participate in a scholarly professional conference.

Ground transportation for all scheduled activates

Shared accommodation in twin rooms
Daily breakfast
Select dinners (2)
Guided sightseeing program per itinerary
All entrance and service fees; Airport - hotel - airport transfers (one group transfer)

NOT Included in Program Cost Airfare; beverages; lunches and some dinners; Departure fees in home location; Recommended Tips ($6-8 per day); Single room accommodations; Personal spending money; U.S. Passport and Visa fees (if necessary)
Payment Structure Agreement Payment Plans Available:
Program Payment
Trip Deposit: $1497 (due upon enrollment)
Final Payment: Due 3/13/2020
Payment Options debit/credit card payment
Additional Options Single Room Upgrade: $415
Residency Options (Psychology doctoral students ONLY) Psychology doctoral students may use this experience as their fourth residency requirement if they have already completed residencies 1,2, and e
Passport/Visa Requirements Valid Passport Required expiring no earlier than July 2020
  Visa may be required depending on country of origin issuing passport. All students are responsible for obtaining correct travel documents.


Public Service in Jamaica: 2020


Information Public Service in Jamaica - 2020
Date of Trip March 9 – 17, 2020
Travel Partner (Vendor) Academic Experiences Abroad (AEA)
Trip Information The trip begins with an introduction to the town of Negril, Jamaican culture, and the various service activities.You will spend 16-20 hours in a service project over 5 days.
Registration Deadline

January 22, 2020

Enroll early - trips fill up quickly!
Registration Limits 20 travelers
Registration Process

Register online

+1-800-556-7068 ( AEA office)
+1-832-605-7344 (AEA director)

Contact form:

Visiting Locations


Westmoreland – optional

St. Elizabeth - optional
Program/Travel Cost


Cancelation Policy Cancelations must be submitted in writing and sent directly to AEA by mail, fax or email. Details available upon request. 
Included in Program Cost

Local, English-speaking guide

24-hour emergency support

All hotel accommodations

Breakfast at hotel each day

Welcome and farewell dinners

Private air-conditioned land transport

Entrance fees and reservations

All applicable taxes

Gratuities for guides and drivers 

Certificate of participation (upon request)

NOT Included in Program Cost

International flights

Visas and passport fees 

Trip cancellation/delay/interruption insurance (recommended) - approximately $100 per/person

Gratuities for those other than guides and drivers

Health and evacuation insurance, required. Political turmoil evacuation insurance

Beverages other than what restaurants offer for free, usually water and or tea.

Personal or other miscellaneous expenses 

Payment Structure Agreement

$500 non-refundable deposit due at booking

50% of remaining costs due January 4, 2020

Final payment due February 3, 2020
Payment Options Check or debit/credit card
Stipend Possibilities To be determined
Additional Options Single room upgrade: $860
Course Options (Undergraduate Students ONLY) Enrollment: IDST 4002, Seminar with Public Service for Spring 2020
Passport/Visa Requirements

Valid passport required expiring no earlier than September 2020

  A visa may be required, depending on the country of origin issuing the passport. All students are responsible for obtaining correct travel documents.

Please note that the Laureate employee discount applies to tuition for IDST 4004E/IDST 4002 only if an employee is pursuing an undergraduate degree at a Laureate GPS university. Additionally, no trip (i.e., nontuition) expenses will be discounted for employee-students (by 70% or otherwise). In addition, all travel days are dependent on supervisor’s approval for time off.