Colombia: Politics, People and Peace | Department of Political Science
October 12, 2018

Colombia: Politics, People and Peace

Colombia is one of the most beautiful, fascinating and complicated places in the world. There is much to learn from Colombia about sustaining peace, advancing reconciliation and promoting development.

Through visits to Bogota, Medellin, and Cartagena, students gain a deep and broad understanding of Colombian politics, people and culture and the peace process. Students learn how economic development and education affect people in diverse Colombian cultures.


  • 3 credit hours
  • PSCI 3700: Area Politics


  • Open to all majors
  • No pre-requisites
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA


  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Depart: June 5, 2019
  • Return: June 28, 2019


  • $TBD
  • Cost includes housing, some meals, UNT tuition (in-state, undergraduate tuition rate) excursions, program activities, and health insurance.
  • Additonal expenses include airfare, passport, visa, some meals and course materials
  • Scholarships and financial aid available