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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!  

Learn about the first steps to studying 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.

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Costs & Scholarships

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

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Heath 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. 

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Upcoming Events

Friday, April 19, 2019, 11:00am

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 12:30pm

Discover Study Abroad

University Capitol Centre, International Commons (Room 1117)
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...
Discover Study Abroad
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Study Abroad Information Session: Japan Animation

Visual Arts Building, Room E122
Are you an aspiring animator or video game enthusiast? Time to make your plans for winter break!...
Study Abroad Information Session: Japan Animation
Study Abroad News
4/15/2019

Living authentically abroad: creating real connections and memories by going against the norm

When I began to prepare for my study abroad experience, I remember the first thing I did was open Instagram. For hours, I snooped through the profiles of my friends who had lived abroad, wondering if I would be able to create an experience that was just as unique and fantastic as the posts I saw online.
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