• Discover Study Abroad

    Discover Study Abroad (DSA) is a one-time, 30-minute session that provides an overview of Study Abroad in general and the steps you'll take to find and apply for the right international opportunity. DSA can be completed two ways - via Zoom or via the ICON course.

    Option 1: Zoom session (synchronous)

    Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. | Fridays at 11:00 a.m.

    There will be no DSA sessions during winter break.  The last session will be on Friday, December 16, 2022.  DSA sessions will resume on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

    Email study-abroad@uiowa.edu with the date you wish to attend and your UID number. The Study Abroad office will email you a confirmation. Five minutes before the session, you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link included.

    Option 2: ICON course (asynchronous)

    Do DSA on your own schedule!

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    Read through our most commonly asked questions and answers.

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  • Get Guidance

    See recommended programs and considerations by major.

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  • Explore Scholarships and Grants

    Discover the many funding opportunities available to help pay for your international experience.

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Study Abroad Open Advising

Do you have general inquiries about studying abroad? UI Study Abroad staff are ready to help you. 

Click on the session you'd like to attend to be redirected to the Zoom meeting anytime during its scheduled hours. 

Mondays and Fridays from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 
Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

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