study abroad

Jason Yu on his recent (virtual) study abroad experience

University of Iowa student Changhyuk (“Jason”) Yu hoped to incorporate a study abroad experience before his intended graduation in December 2021. COVID-19 travel restrictions led Yu to explore virtual study abroad options and the Summer 2021 course offering titled Virtual International Business in Italy caught his eye. The course offered a chance to learn more about the European Union and it also fulfilled two Tippie graduation requirements: an elective for his finance major and a Tippie RISE component.

UI student Marisol Contreras awarded Fulbright to Germany

Marisol Contreras, who is a PhD candidate in chemical engineering at the University of Iowa, is the winner of a Fulbright Study/Research grant in Chemical Engineering to Germany for 2021-22

Virtual study abroad in England: Reflections from Emily Gumal

An exciting lineup of summer virtual study abroad offerings attracted nearly 100 University of Iowa students. Course topics included international business in Italy, women’s empowerment in the Dominican Republic, and cultures of Spain. After reviewing the virtual study abroad course options, Emily Gumal chose Shakespeare’s England. She found it to be a great experience and would recommend it to other students. Learn more about Gumal’s experience.

In the news: The Power of an Internship Journal

University of Iowa student Brianna Bentler is a CEA MOJO Blogger and a Virtual Global Intern for an organization in Dublin, Ireland, during the Summer 2021 term. 

Five University of Iowa students selected for competitive Critical Language Scholarships for 2021

Chosen from thousands of applicants nationwide, five students from the University of Iowa have been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study critical languages during the summer of 2021:

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad

Iowa Abroad Scholarship

Iowa Abroad Scholarship for study abroad

University of Iowa recognized as finalist for 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Award

The Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa Study Abroad, and the CIMBA Italy Program, have been recognized as a finalist for the 2021 GoAbroad Innovation Award for Innovation in Online Programming for the innovative virtual study abroad course titled International Business in a Time of Disruption: Protectionism, Pandemics, and Political Fragmentation. 

In the news: International Study Abroad—At Home

Virtual global experiences are a pandemic innovation that should—and will—remain in higher education.

IES Summer Internship Scholarship

IES Summer Internship scholarship for internships abroad

Lamplighter Fund Scholarship

Lamplighter Fund Scholarship for study abroad in India through the India Winterim program