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Study Abroad Opportunities

Occupational Therapy

The University is continuing to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on future travel. This page will be updated with OT global course offerings when these options are available.

The Department of Occupational Therapy offers a rotating range of study abroad opportunities where students can delve into areas of occupational therapy like disability, sensory processing, and rehabilitation from a global perspective. 

These courses are open to all OT students with adviser approval. Graduate students from other departments are welcome to enroll with permission from the course instructor.

Additional information about application deadlines and tuition can be found on the Steinhardt Global Affairs website.

OT Student Study Abroad Stories

Global Perspectives: OT Students Study Rehab in Israel

Associate Professors Yael Goverover and Jerry Voelbel traveled to Israel with students to participate in a course entitled “Disability in a Global Context.”

OT Students Study Autism in London

We spoke with Francine Cacciola (MS '19) about her experience studying abroad in the United Kingdom.

Studying in Shanghai: A Q&A with Joy Sarraf

Students explored and identified factors, including cultural factors and health beliefs, which may influence a community’s view of disability.