International Programs

Explore the intersection of media and communication across cultural contexts

International Programs

Develop your global mindset through immersive and experiential learning programs.

Our partner universities and academic centers around the world offer innovative coursework, service learning, and internship opportunities where you'll gain firsthand experience into the communication, journalism, and media industries from a global perspective. Gain cross-cultural, personal, and professional experience while earning academic credits towards your USC degree. 

Annenberg Study Abroad Application Information

Applications for fall semester study abroad are available in mid-December and early May for spring semester for the following academic year. All USC majors are eligible to apply depending on the program.


Pre-Departure Information

How to prepare for your Annenberg study abroad semester experience, useful information that we require all study abroad participants to read before departing for their programs. 

Video: International Communication Studies summer program

Lilly Hoang, B.A. communication ’18, speaks about her experience in the USC Annenberg International Communication Studies program. The program took her to London, Paris, Madrid, Rome and Prague in the span of five weeks over the summer.

Video: Study Abroad in Rio De Janeiro

Dru Chavez, B.A. Public Relations ’17 speaks about his semester spent studying abroad in Rio De Janeiro.

US Media Studies Program At Annenberg

Qualified university students from around the world will have the opportunity to spend a semester or year studying at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Beginning with Fall 2016, Annenberg International Programs will launch the US Media Studies Program at Annenberg (USMSPA) for international, non-degree seeking students. Students admitted to this program will take a majority of their coursework in Annenberg courses focusing on communication, journalism and/or public relations. 

FAQ and Helpful Links

Everything you ever wanted to know about USC Annenberg's International Programs and their Host Countries

Contact Information for Annenberg International Programs

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
3502 Watt Way, ASC 140
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0281
Tel: 213.821.1276
Fax: 213.821.0772

Whitney Sherman, Ed.D.

Katy Kelly
Assistant Director