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Study Abroad

UI Study Abroad

Study Abroad can help you enhance your degree, stand out to employers, and transform you into a global citizen!  

Attend a Discover Study Abroad session to learn about first steps

Coronavirus Response
To read the most current information from University of Iowa on the impact of coronavirus please go to https://coronavirus.uiowa.edu/.

Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Questions specific to study abroad

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Search for Programs By Your Major

Our major advising pages outline your major's academic requirements, suggest times for students in your major to study abroad, and provide lists of recommended programs based on your major.

Learn about programs by major

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Costs & Funding

There are many merit-based scholarships and need-based grants available for Study Abroad participants.

Learn about costs and funding

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Health and Safety Abroad

All UI student travelers are asked to carefully consider health, safety and security issues related to their international travel plans prior to departure. 

Learn about health and safety abroad

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Have Questions?

Check out our new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for the answers to some commonly asked questions about study abroad. 

Go to the FAQ page

Live Chat with a study abroad advisor

Why? Do you have questions about the study abroad process? Do you need help researching programs?

What? A peer or staff advisor is available for general advising via Zoom Chat

When? Monday - Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

How? Login to the Zoom app with your HawkID and password, click “chat,” and search for “Hawkeye Study Abroad Resource Room” to start a chat with us. 

 

Did you miss our fall Virtual Study Abroad Fair?

You can still view the topics covered and access the presentations for many of the sessions.

 

See presentations from the fair

 

 

 

New! Virtual Faculty-Led Programs

Explore virtual winter programs offering unique opportunities for online global learning. Taught by UI faculty and partners abroad, these courses earn UI credit. 

December 28, 2020 – January 15, 2021

See all virtual faculty-led programs

 

YOU'RE VIRTUALLY THERE!

Explore virtual program offerings for unique online global learning.  From winter faculty-led programs to global internships, find something that's right for you!

See all virtual international experiences

 

 

Study Abroad Announcements

Based on a risk assessment and guided by UI International Travel Policy for Students, UI International Programs does not plan to enroll students in international travel through at least Nov. 15, 2020.

International travel may be on hold, but International Programs is continuing to develop new ways students can connect with the world. Learn more about international educational opportunities available here in Iowa.

Study Abroad Monthly Newsletter

Don't miss out on information that can help you plan your study abroad experience.  
Sign up for our newsletter to receive information on scholarships, events, programs and more. 

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Why study abroad?
Because you can!

Watch the video to hear from other UI students who made it happen. 

 

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Virtual Homecoming

Virtual Homecoming is a chance to keep the Hawkeye spirit alive by sharing a "homecoming message" with the UI community, regardless of where you are in the world....
Virtual Homecoming
Friday, September 25, 2020

Virtual Homecoming

Virtual Homecoming is a chance to keep the Hawkeye spirit alive by sharing a "homecoming message" with the UI community, regardless of where you are in the world....
Virtual Homecoming
Saturday, September 26, 2020

Virtual Homecoming

Virtual Homecoming is a chance to keep the Hawkeye spirit alive by sharing a "homecoming message" with the UI community, regardless of where you are in the world....
Virtual Homecoming
Study Abroad News
Upcoming Stanley Info Session and student sitting on rocky landscape
9/15/2020

Take your research abroad with a Stanley Award - virtual info sessions

International Programs will host a series of virtual information sessions regarding the Stanley Awards for International Research. The Stanley Undergraduate and Graduate Awards for International Research are given annually to outstanding University of Iowa students for the pursuit of learning activities in international studies and international research/fieldwork.
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