Open to Pitzer students only. Program options subject to change.
Program Title: Pitzer/ISEP Exchange with University of Iceland
Location: Reykjavík, Iceland
ISEP: University of Iceland
Students must be in good standing at Pitzer College and have a minimum 2.75 GPA.
At least one area studies course is required before departure. Other general preparation options include: Comparative Politics, Intercultural Communications, Introduction to International/ Intercultural Studies, Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
Pitzer College Study Abroad Application, ISEP Application and forms required by the university
Fall semester (= Semester 1):September to December
Spring semester (= Semester 2): January to May
Full year: Early September to late May.
Participants are expected to take one course while abroad that includes content on Icelandic history, politics, literature or culture, and the Pitzer Sakai course Intercultural Learning: Portfolio Writing.
See a Study Abroad Adviser.
Visit the ISEP website shown above, select ‘Academics’ and follow the Hints for Researching Courses.
In addition to a full course load at the university, students will earn 0.5 Pitzer course credit for the Sakai course. See above under Required Courses.
Students are housed in student dormitories or private student residences and apartments.
The chance of placement is generally fair. The visa application process is extensive.