study abroad

In the news: Study abroad prioritizes virtual experiences, bringing back travel in the fall

International Programs develops new virtual global experiences and aims to send students abroad again in the fall.

Fond memories of study abroad in Rome, Italy, from Hannah Huzzey

Hannah Huzzey, University of Iowa undergraduate from Driftwood, Texas, recently studied abroad in Rome and graciously agreed to share her reflections with International Programs. The honors student is double-majoring in ancient civilizations and classical languages.

Critical Language Scholarship winner Abigail Martin to study virtually in Jordan

University of Iowa student Abigail Martin has been awarded a 2021 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for a summer virtual intensive language and cultural program in Arabic.

Critical Language Scholarship winner Anna Correa to study Hindi virtually this summer

University of Iowa student Anna Correa has been awarded a 2021 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for a virtual intensive language and cultural program to study Hindi this summer.

Critical Language Scholarship winner Isabelle Davis to study virtually in Turkey

University of Iowa student Isabelle Davis has been awarded a 2021 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) for a virtual intensive language and cultural program hosted by Ankara University TÖMER in Ankara, Turkey, this summer.

Study abroad to host info session on International Medicine virtual program - Apr. 1

Join UI Professor Ray Fagenbaum for info session to learn about a "Virtual Abroad Experience: International Medicine" on Thursday, April 1, at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Study abroad to host info sessions for a virtual program examining environmental issues abroad - Mar. 10 & 12

Learn about a three-week virtual course this summer (May 17, 2021 - June 3, 2021) led by UI Professor H.S. Udaykumar.

Study abroad considered 'best experience of my time as an undergraduate'

Lyndi Kiple, undergraduate student from Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain, through IES during the Spring 2019 semester. Kiple feels her time abroad provided the best experience of her undergraduate career. Scholarship funding helped to ease the financial burdens to allow her to maximize her time in Barcelona.

Scholarship funding helped make study abroad experience in Barcelona, Spain, possible

Shakira Del Toro, undergraduate student studying English and creative writing from Aurora, Illinois, studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain, through IES during the Spring 2020 semester. While her time there was cut short due to Covid-19, she feels fortunate for the time she was able to spend abroad, and grateful for the multiple sources of scholarship funding that helped to make her study abroad experience possible.

UI named a top producer of Fulbright students for sixth consecutive year

When measuring the ratio of applicants to winners, the UI ranks first in the nation with nearly 50% of its applicants receiving awards

In the news: UI named a top producer of Fulbright students for sixth consecutive year

For the sixth year in a row, the University of Iowa has been named a top producer of Fulbright students for 2020–21 with a record 24 recipients.

Virtual study abroad - an extremely enriching experience

Mid-way of dragging myself through the “COVID semester”, I found myself lacking meaningful academic experiences. I remember sitting in my room thinking of ways I could be more involved considering the circumstances of the global pandemic.