International Programs

Explore the intersection of media and communication across cultural contexts

International Programs

Annenberg International Programs creates unique experiences and connects students to a worldwide network for the next generation of leaders in global communications.

Through immersive and experiential programs, students are afforded diverse perspectives and practical insights in an increasingly interconnected and globalized world. Our partner universities and academic centers around the world offer innovative coursework, service learning, and internship opportunities that allow students to earn academic credits towards a USC degree.

With a career-minded approach, our programs enable students to engage with industries in an international context while cultivating the intercultural communication skills necessary to pursue global careers in the fields of communication, public relations, and journalism.

Applications for Spring 2020 programs now closed

Spring 2020 study abroad program applications are now closed. 

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USC Annenberg launches new alternative spring break in Thailand

This past year, Annenberg International Programs launched its first alternative spring break program in Thailand. Fully-funded and open to all Annenberg undergraduate majors and minors and all Annenberg graduate programs, this exciting opportunity gives students the chance to explore sustainable communication and PR advocacy in the field. Learn more by clicking here.

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choose the program that's right for you

Choose the program that's right for you, based on your major, the location, or the length. We offer 7 unique programs for Annenberg


of participants would recommend their program to friends

Chat with one of our study abroad ambassadors to learn about the student experience.


average salary increase for study abroad students

Graduates who have studied abroad out-earn their peers who don’t have international experience.


of employers are impressed by study abroad experience

Students who have studied abroad are likely to possess highly desirable skills such as cross-cultural communication, independence, cultural awareness, maturity, and flexibility.

U.S. Media Studies Program at Annenberg

A unique exchange program for non-degree seeking international students to study at the elite Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

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