Overseas Program

Overseas Studies Courses in Public Policy

The Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) manages Stanford international and domestic study away programs for Stanford undergraduates. Students should consult their department or program's student services office for applicability of Overseas Studies courses to a major or minor program.

The BOSP course search site displays courses, locations, and quarters relevant to specific majors.

For course descriptions and additional offerings, see the listings in the Stanford Bulletin's ExploreCourses or Bing Overseas Studies.

Below is a sampling of courses that may be eligible for the Public Policy major. Students should check with their faculty advisor on eligibility.


OSPCPTWN 10 Climate Change and Political Violence 4
OSPFLOR 64 Colonial Heritage, Euro-Mediterranean Relations, Migrations, Multiculturalism 5
OSPFLOR 65 Exclusion/Inclusion Processes of Migrants in Italian Society 5
OSPFLOR 70 The Value of Life: Philosophical Foundations 4
OSPFLOR 78 The Impossible Experiment: Politics and Policies of the New European Union 5
OSPHONGK 24 Urban China 4
OSPHONGK 27 China and Regional Order 4
OSPHONGK 28 An Introduction to the Development of Science and Technology in China 4
OSPHONGK 44 Medical Sociology 4
OSPSANTG 20 Comparative Law & Society: Conflicts in the Structuring of Democratic Polities across Latin America 4-5
OSPSANTG 71 Santiago: Urban Planning, Public Policy, and the Built Environment 5
OSPSANTG 119X The Chilean Economy: History, International Relations, and Development Strategies 5