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Global Engagement

The I-O psychology concentration program has agreements and cooperations with several universities abroad that offer students and faculty opportunities to engage in:

  • research collaborations
  • teaching collaborations
  • coursework (study abroad)
  • practica.

We currently have agreements or cooperations with the following institutions: Universitat de Barcelona, Uniwersytet Śląski, Universitat de València, IAE Pau-Bayonne and the European Commission's Erasmus+ Programme.

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Valencia 2017

Valencia 2017: (pictured l. to r.) UB student Taras Letnaunchyn , University of Valencia student Sonja Song and UB student Molly Flax

Study abroad opportunities

Barcelona, Spain and/or Bayonne, France

First- and second-year I-O psychology students are eligible to apply for APPL 652 Organizational Theory & Development*, a UB instructor-led study abroad at the University of Barcelona and the University of Pau-Bayonne.
*Directed Studies will be permitted for students who have already successfully completed APPL 652 with a grade of B or better.


Barcelona 2018

Barcelona 2018


Barcelona 2017



Barcelona 2017

Gandia, Spain
As a second-year student, you'll have the opportunity to participate as a visiting scholar in the European Master on Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology, supported by the European Commission through the Erasmus Mundus Programme.

Earning 6 credits, you'll:

  • collaborate virtually via e-mail and Skype with international teams of students during the first phase of the program
  • spend two weeks in residence with approximately 30 other international master's students during a Winter School at the University of Valencia in Gandia, Spain, supervised by renowned faculty from five European Universities:
  • Universitat de València (Spain)
  • Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)
  • Université René Descartes Paris 5 (France)
  • Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna (Italy)
  • Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
  • two additional universities, Universidade de Brasília (Brazil) and University of Guelph (Canada), are also involved in the program
  • receive special certification upon completion of the program.

Funding to participate in the Winter School may be awarded through UB's Turner Research and Travel Award.

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    Winter School

    I-O Psychology students Will Haller (left) and Scott Burtnick (right) were on the winning teams for best intervention design of a solution for improving hospital communication and training design, during the 2016 Winter School Program Awards hosted by University of Valencia.

  • Winter School 2015
    Winter School

    Class of 2015

  • Winter School 2014
    Winter School

    Class of 2014