Physical Sciences

Study abroad in Australia with IFSA

Physical Sciences

STEM majors comprise the largest group of students studying abroad in the U.S…. and growing! IFSA’s portfolio of program options are uniquely situated to meet the needs of physical sciences majors for a term abroad at elite institutions around the world. IFSA’s CHART database shows details of classes recently taken by IFSA students and has thousands of classes tagged to physical sciences, over 500 of which carry a laboratory component. Or, you may wish to conduct research or field work abroad. As students who major in the physical sciences often have strict degree plans, CHART also offers the option to engage IFSA staff in identifying classes abroad which potentially match classes unique to your home institution curriculum, with the goal of ensuring the classes you take abroad will not slow your path to graduation. From Astronomy and Chemistry to Geology and Physics, IFSA has can meet the academic needs of every physical science major.

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IFSA Student Stories

“The IFSA advisors were extremely communicative and made an effort to learn about my interests and career goals. I couldn’t be happier with my internship placement in Prague!”

Lisa Vetyuhova

Student, Remote Internships

“I think about my time abroad ALL THE TIME, and believe it or not, it comes up in almost all of my conversations. It truly was the best experience of my life!”

Sierra Buscher

Student, Italy

“Through my IFSA program, I volunteered at a travel startup where I initiated and developed a six-month lesson plan for the first English teaching program in a Mayan community, created a cost plan for program volunteers, and translated itineraries.”

Erin Harris

Student, Mexico

“The connections I made during my time in Scotland was the most enjoyable aspect of my IFSA study abroad abroad experience. Being part of the St. Andrews basketball team really facilitated my relationship with the campus and its students.”

Anne Ridenhour

Student, Scotland

“Through IFSA, I learned to enjoy the small things in life, was able to better understand a culture different from mine, developed intellectually through independent study, and improved my Spanish.”

Wilnaphekie Taloute

Student, Cuba

“My IFSA program was amazing. They really do a great job making sure you adjust well and are well equipped for your time abroad.”

Cole Wilsey

Student, Ireland

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