The International Studies Program at the University of Oregon offers interdisciplinary bachelor of arts (B.A.) and master of arts (M.A.) degrees.

Primary themes of the program are cross-cultural communication and understanding, environmental issues, international development, culture and globalization. Students interested in other aspects of international studies are also welcome, and find advising and support from our extensive group of participating faculty.

A student's course of study is tailored to meet individual career objectives, leading to opportunities in education, government, law, communications, business, non-governmental organizations, philanthropic organizations, and private voluntary organizations.

For questions about International Studies at the UO, or to receive program application information, please contact:

International Studies Program
175 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5206 USA

Telephone: (541) 346-5051; 346-5052
Fax: (541) 346-5041

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Recent Submissions

  • Con Dao National Park Ecotourism Management and Environmental Education Proposal 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951-; Robinson, Alan (World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature-Indochina Programme & Viet Nam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, 1999-11)
    This management proposal is intended to establish guidelines for the design, development, management, and marketing of ecotourism and environmental education activities, attractions, and facilities in Con Dao National Park ...
  • Montenegro sustainable tourism assessment 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognoses & Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, 2004-10)
    This report briefly outlines the concerns and recommendations of a rapid assessment project undertaken in April 2004, with the support of the Montenegro Business Alliance and the U.S. Consulate in Podgorica. While admittedly ...
  • Sustainable communities & ecotourism in Uganda: the Katonga Wetlands Conservation Project 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (1998-06)
    Perhaps more than any other region of the world, Africa’s dependence on natural resources makes it especially vulnerable to environmental change. To confront the growing social and natural problems, many sub-Saharan ...
  • Geographies of tourism and place in Micronesia: the 'sleeping lady' awakes 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, 2004-04)
    Tourism has grown to become the dominant service industry in the world in the 21st Century and a common prescription for funding sustainable community development throughout the East Asia-Pacific region. Certainly, there ...
  • Wilderness images of tourism and community 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (Elsevier, 1996)
    International tourism is now the dominant force in the world economy and consequently, is heavily promoted as a source of funding sustainable community development. Developing and marketing communities as tourist destinations ...
  • Tourism in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar: from terrorism to tourism? 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951-; Hall, C. Michael (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000)
    The emerging Southeast Asian nations of Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) are undergoing substantial change. Desperately seeking economic growth, these impoverished nations have been ravaged by decades of civil war from ...
  • Gorilla tourism: Uganda uses tourism to recover from decades of violent conflict 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (Environmental Studies Association of Canada, 2002)
    Only a few years after the murder of eight foreign tourists in 1999, kidnaped while on an Abercrombie & Kent tour of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwest Uganda, the country is finally, albeit slowly and rather ...
  • Convicts & Conservation: Con Dao National Park, Vietnam 

    Ringer, Gregory D., 1951- (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002)
    The phenomenal growth of tourism experienced by the East Asia-Pacific region in the 1990s, nearly double the world average, has played a formative role in reuniting and empowering countries long fragmented by conflict and ...