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International Opportunities

From short-term faculty-led opportunities to academic year programs and global internships, our sponsored programs have something for everyone.

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Finances

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University of Iowa students talk about their study abroad experiences

Ala Mohamed
"Study abroad influenced me in many ways. One way was it helped me build confidence...Being put in a country where I didn’t know anyone made me rely on myself more."

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Study Abroad to host info sessions on faculty-led program to Greece, Oct. 12, 20 & 28

Thursday, October 6, 2022
International Programs
Meet City of Athens faculty leader Dr. Deb Trusty and program returnees to learn more about the itinerary, academics, cost, and application process. Bring your questions!
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Study abroad to host info sessions on faculty-led program on sustainable chemistry, Oct. 27 & Nov. 9

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
International Programs
Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Germany, Switzerland, and France with UI faculty leaders Adam Brummett and Stratis Giannakouros.
Laura Sitz

Inspired by internship in Australia, Laura Sitz pursues additional global experience through study abroad in Czechia

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
International Programs
Laura Sitz spent the summer of 2022 working in an accounting firm in Sydney, Australia. She is now planning to spend next semester in Prague, Czechia.

Events

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Discover Study Abroad

Friday, October 7, 2022 11:00am
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!
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Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 12:30pm
Virtual
Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend our weekly Virtual Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!
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Study Abroad Information Session: City of Athens

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 5:00pm to 6:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Learn about an amazing opportunity to travel to Athens, Greece, with UI Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Classics Department, Deb Trusty. Gain an understanding and appreciation of the value and relevance of Athenian culture for the modern world, through direct engagement with monuments, sites, and objects in Athens. Meet City of Athens faculty leader Dr. Deb Trusty and program returnees to learn more about the itinerary, academics, cost, and application process. Bring your questions...
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