Students in all of the programs within the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management have the opportunity to benefit from our globally-focused faculty and courses, our collaboration with the UO School of Global Studies and Languages, and studying or interning abroad. Students considering study abroad or international internship must consult with appropriate advising (UG Program Director or DSGN Academic Advising) to see if and how those opportunities would support their programs of study.
PPPM Field of Interest in Global Sustainability and Development
The following PPPM courses comprise our internationally-focused field of interest in Global Sustainability and Development:
PPPM 360 International Public Policy
Prof. Patricia Lambert
Core Education Group-Satisfying Course: Social Sciences + Global Perspectives
Regional emphasis of course content: Western Europe and North America
PPPM 370 Global Sustainable Development and Policy
Prof. Nicole Ngo
Core Education Group-Satisfying Course: Global Perspectives
Regional emphasis of course content: UN Sustainable Development Goals, Tropical Africa, South Asia, India, China
PPPM 438 Bicycle Transportation
Prof. Marc Schlossberg
Regional emphasis of course content: Northern Europe and Scandinavia
PPPM 407/507 International Nongovernmental Organization (NGO) Management
Prof. Dyana Mason
Regional emphasis of course content: Southeast Asia, Latin America
PPPM 442/542 Sustainable Urban Development: Global Experiences and Practices
Prof. Yizhao Yang
Regional emphasis of course content: UN Sustainable Development Goals, Europe, Asia, Latin America, USA
Students in all of the programs within the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management benefit from studying or interning abroad. A well-structured learning opportunity abroad provides an unparalleled opportunity to understand ongoing issues and challenges of international nongovernmental organizations, or the role of local, national, and international actors in supporting economic development, health care, education, human rights work, and conservation efforts.
At the University of Oregon, you have more than 250 programs to choose from, in 90 countries around the world. Numerous GlobalWorks internships are also available around the world. Check out some of the opportunities to enhance your studies.
Several faculty-led summer programs are specifically designed to support the academic programs offered by the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management.
Study the practices and policies that foster safe, convenient, and accessible bicycle infrastructure and the underlying cultures that support a high rate of bicycle use. Connect with leaders of international public and non-governmental organizations. Visit museums, galleries, theatres, buildings, gardens, communities, and neighborhoods for experiential, hands-on learning. Click on the program links below to learn more about the PPPM study abroad programs.