International experiences can help you enhance your degree, stand out to employers, and transform you into a global citizen.
University of Iowa Study Abroad is excited to help you plan and execute your international experience! Once you're ready, our expert team of advisors can walk you through each step of the way, from deciding which programs can help you advance your degree to funding opportunities, and more.
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From short-term faculty-led opportunities to academic year programs and global internships, our sponsored programs have something for everyone.
Learn how much it costs to study abroad and how to utilize financial aid and apply to scholarships.
Learn how to understand and mitigate risks while planning for a healthy, safe and secure time abroad.
Learn about scholarships available to study abroad students
"I valued my experience abroad so much and would recommend it to any student or individual who is thinking about it. It was quite literally life-changing and I’m very grateful to have ever had the opportunity to experience it."
"As a first-generation college student who had never previously been out of the country, I could not have asked for a better study abroad experience... For anyone who is on the edge of whether to study abroad, I would say that it is 100 percent worth it."
"Now reflecting on my time in Madrid, I can confidently say that studying abroad had a profound impact on my identity. I feel more in touch with myself, my community, and global LGBTQ+ culture."
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