study abroad

22 UI student Fulbright awardees to travel abroad in 2021–22

This year’s nine student and three faculty Fulbright winners, along with 13 deferred awardees from 2020–21, will teach and conduct research in more than a dozen countries around the world during the 2021–22 academic year.

International Programs to host Boren Scholarship info Session Nov. 16

International Programs will host a virtual Boren Awards information session on Tuesday, November 16, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., via Zoom. Learn about award requirements, the application process, and have your questions answered by campus advisor Karen Wachsmuth. 

Learn how you can fund your study abroad adventure - Nov. 16

How much does study abroad cost? Join International Programs and the Office of Student Financial Aid for a virtual info session on Tuesday, November 16, from 1-2 p.m., where students will learn what factors go into determining the cost of studying abroad and what funding is available to them.

Study Abroad to host info sessions on Freiburg, Germany - Nov. 11 & 17

The Academic Year in Freiburg (AYF) program is now accepting applications for Spring 2022!

In the news: Ways Colleges Offer Alternatives to Study Abroad

Virtual global education programs rise in popularity as the coronavirus pandemic continues to restrict travel.

International Programs to celebrate ribbon-cutting event for UI's first passport office

International Programs is proud to announce the Grand Opening Celebration of the University of Iowa Passport Office, Wednesday, November 17, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. in 1111 University Capitol Centre. 

New doors to professional opportunities due to study abroad experience

Deja Williams (BA journalism and mass communication ’20) reflects on the importance of her global internship in London—an experience that expanded her worldview and opened new doors to professional opportunities, including her current role as public relations coordinator at Cashmere Agency.

¡Hola de Ecuador!

I have now been in Ecuador for two weeks. In this time, I have already experienced so many wonderful things, including meeting local friends, and admiring the art, culture, and landscape of Ecuador. Between our courses, excursions, and budding relationships with locals, we are constantly on-the-go. You soon realize how fleeting the days are here and want to make the most of every single one, which, when you think about it, is a good way to live life.

In the news: UI students excel in virtual study abroad programs

The University of Iowa’s virtual study abroad programs, which have run for a year and a half, provide students with the flexibility to travel online wherever without added costs.

Guest speaker to lecture on Gastronomical crossroads of Koreans and Yemenis

The Korean Studies Research Network and International Programs will present a virtual lecture by guest speaker Robert Ji-Song Ku entitled "The Pork Belly Fallacy: Koreans and Yemenis at the Gastronomical Crossroads" on Tuesday, October 5, from 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Buenos días. Me llamo Antonio - reflections on my 8-week global health elective in Riobamba, Ecuador

“Buenos días. Me llamo Antonio, y soy estudiante de medicina de Estados Unidos. Como puedo ayudarle hoy?” So began many appointments during my 8-week global health elective with the Cacha Medical Spanish Institute in Riobamba, Ecuador, last summer.

Virtual International Medicine in the Dominican Republic

During my anatomy course this past spring, my professor sent out an announcement that he would be leading an International Medicine Virtual Study Abroad Experience in the Dominican Republic (DR). I was curious because I have always wanted to study abroad, but hesitant that the virtual format would be awkward and boring.