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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 10Climate Change and Political Violence4
OSPFLOR 64Colonial Heritage, Euro-Mediterranean Relations, Migrations, Multiculturalism5
OSPFLOR 65Exclusion/Inclusion Processes of Migrants in Italian Society5
OSPFLOR 70The Value of Life: Philosophical Foundations4
OSPFLOR 78The Impossible Experiment: Politics and Policies of the New European Union5
OSPHONGK 24Urban China4
OSPHONGK 27China and Regional Order4
OSPHONGK 28An Introduction to the Development of Science and Technology in China4
OSPHONGK 44Medical Sociology4
OSPSANTG 20Comparative Law & Society: Conflicts in the Structuring of Democratic Polities across Latin America4-5
OSPSANTG 71Santiago: Urban Planning, Public Policy, and the Built Environment5
OSPSANTG 119XThe Chilean Economy: History, International Relations, and Development Strategies5