Stonehill students may participate in a number of study abroad programs worldwide. Below is a list of programs which have been approved by the College. The Office of International Programs (OIP) has carefully vetted these programs.  Please note our study abroad partners are subject to change. 

Australia

For students hoping to see a bit of the outback during their time in Australia, Murdoch University in Perth offers the perfect solution. The sprawling campus is home to 18,000 students. Study and live on-campus at Australia’s largest university campus, surrounded by native bush, yet with quick and easy access to city life and the beautiful west coast beaches. Perth is known for perfect weather, laidback locals and space to spread out and enjoy life. 

Subject Areas: Business, communications and media, education, engineering, environmental studies, health, humanities and social sciences, international studies, science, visual and performing arts. 

Housing: on campus student residences 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring

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The Griffith University Nathan campus offers students the opportunity to enjoy the vibrancy of Brisbane, while also benefitting from a wide choice of course offerings. The campus is a short commute from the city, with beautiful natural surrounds on the edge of Toohey Forest. Nathan is the original Griffith campus and is an excellent fit for students in environment, sustainability and bio-sciences. Brisbane is known for its subtropical climate, friendly locals and cosmopolitan vibe. 

Subject Areas: Business, communications and media, education, engineering, environmental studies, health, humanities and social sciences, international studies, science, visual and performing arts. 

Housing: on campus dorms and apartments, single rooms

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring

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The University of Wollongong is located 90 minutes outside of Sydney. It is considered to be one of the most respected universities in Australia. Wollongong is the 9th largest university in Australia and gives students a taste of both the city lifestyle of Sydney and the quieter outdoors surrounding the campus. The strengths of the academics fall in areas like Business, Engineering and Information Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Health Sciences. 

Subject Areas: Arts and humanities, business, communication, computer science, education, engineering, English, history, math, statistics, international studies, data science and data analytics, psychology, physics, social sciences 

Housing: Off-campus residence hall

GPA Required: 3.0 recommended, 2.7 for consideration 

Terms: Spring, Fall 

Queensland University of Technology is located in the heart of Brisbane and is made up by two major campuses. Ranked 2nd in Australia and 24th in the world by Times Higher Education, QUT offers a very interactive study abroad experience to all students. Students have the ability to create a multi-disciplinary approach taking courses in many different fields of study. The business school is triple accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) making it a top 1% business school in the world.  

Subject Areas: Business, economics, writing, dance, media studies, journalism, engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, earth and atmospheric studies, information systems, mathematics 

Housing: Apartments provided through the university

GPA required: 2.5 

Terms: Spring, Fall 

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Austria

Spend a semester in the elegant, charming city of Salzburg, Austria.  Salzburg is the ideal location for students who love the outdoors. From Salzburg you can easily reach the mountains, meadows and lakes of the Austrian Alps.

Subject Areas: anthropology, art, business, economics, German, history, literature, management, music, political science. 

Housing: homestay, residence hall 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Chile

Study alongside students from Chile and around the world, earn valuable academic credit, experience life in this UNESCO World Heritage city known as "The Jewel of the Pacific," and explore all Chile has to offer. 

Subject Areas: environmental and social sciences, courses in English and Spanish, Spanish language, Chilean cultural electives, and you can choose from a wide range of course options to fulfill degree requirements for popular majors.

Housing: homestay

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Study abroad in beautiful Viña del Mar, the tourism capital of Chile. Open to students at all Spanish levels, this program at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez offers Spanish language courses along with AACSB-accredited business classes and courses focused on Chilean culture and Latin American studies (offered in English and Spanish). Advanced level Spanish speakers can enroll in integrated courses with Chilean students in business administration, engineering, journalism and social sciences.

Subject Areas: courses in English and Spanish, all-level Spanish courses, option to take course with local students, business, Chilean culture, Latin American studies

Housing: homestays 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Costa Rica

San José is a vibrant urban center in the heart of a serene and beautiful nation. Three volcanoes surround the city, and quaint villages, farms and coffee plantations dot the hillsides. Cultural opportunities including theater, music, cinema and dance are also abundant in San José. Students can visit the Museo Nacional; the Museo de Oro Precolombino, with its sparkling collection of pre-Columbian gold; or the Museo de Jade, which boasts the world’s largest collection of jade.

Subject Areas: at least one Spanish language course and up to four, courses in environmental studies, human rights, Latin American politics. 

Housing: homestays 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall 

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Croatia

Study abroad in Croatia in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik! Located on the southern tip of Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, Dubrovnik is known for its charming old town, medieval architecture, and gorgeous beaches. Come explore this (re)emerging corner of the Mediterranean. 

Subject Areas: business, communications, and STEM 

Housing: student residence hall 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Czech Republic

With an overall student population of approximately 1,000 students from over 60 different countries, UNYP boasts a very international student body.  A 1:9 faculty to student ratio offers small class sizes to emphasize dynamic and engaged learning.  Involvement in student clubs offers an opportunity to make an impact on the Czech community.

UNYP’s campus is situated in Vinohrady – a quiet, upscale neighborhood in central Prague.  The facilities combine 19th-century architectural charm with 21st-century teaching and technology, and a full university administration is dedicated to supporting its students to the highest possible standard.

Students who study abroad at UNYP jump right into this vibrant experience and the UNYP community welcomes them warmly.

Subject Areas: Business Administration, Communication & Media, International Relations, Psychology, and a wide range of courses in the social sciences, humanities, economics, finance, and arts

Housing: student residences 

GPA required: 3.0

Terms:  Fall, Spring, Summer 

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England

The University of Roehampton was founded in 1975 when four local colleges joined together to form the university. The university has a beautiful 54-acre parkland campus, with historic buildings alongside modern, cutting edge facilities, including one of the best university libraries in London. 

The campus is conveniently located in the heart of south-west London, close to Putney and Hammersmith and within easy reach of central London. Studying here will give you the best of both worlds: the community feel of a traditional university campus, with the culture of one of the greatest cities in the world. 

Subject Areas: business, dance, drama, education, English and creative writing, history, religion, life sciences, media, psych

Housing: Residence Halls 

GPA required: 2.8

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer 

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France

A University campus in the heart of Paris, students have access to many places to eat, relax, and participate in student activities for total immersion in the life of a historic French university.  A pioneer in the field of French as a Foreign Language, the Institute of French Language and Culture (ILCF) offers certified, quality education by qualified and experienced teachers. In half a century, more than 130,000 students have been trained there.  Each semester, a wide choice of courses allows you to better understand French culture in its various components.

Subject Areas: French language, electives 

Housing: host family

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Spend a semester or academic year in the sunny, artistic city of Cannes, France.  Study a variety of academic program options at the Campus International de Cannes.  Founded in 1931, the Collège International de Cannes is a private institution of higher learning that draws students from around the world. The CiC was founded on the principles of international harmony and tolerance, with the purpose of introducing foreign students to the French language and culture.  The Collège has 22 classrooms, a theater, a recreation room, a volleyball court, a communal kitchen, a sun terrace and a magnificent courtyard where the beautiful view changes according to the season. It is situated on spacious grounds next to the Mediterranean Sea and is within walking distance of the Old Port and city center.  

Subject Areas: French language, art, economics, film studies, political science, sociology, and theatre. 

Housing: homestay, student residences 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring

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The American Business School Paris (ABSP) is located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, near the Canal Saint Martin, an eclectic and vibrant waterway lined with student-filled cafes. The ABSP offers a number of courses taught in English, including core business courses (such as marketing, finance, management, and accounting), luxury retail management, humanities, and electives. The vast majority of courses are taught within one main building, known as the Parodi campus, while a select number of courses may be taught at the Eaubonne campus outside of Paris.

Subject Areas: Business, French language, electives 

Housing: homestays, apartments 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring

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Greece

Located in Athens, and originally founded in 1875  – The American College of Greece is the oldest  private college in Greece. The 64-acre campus hosts a vibrant student community, buzzing with academic societies and student clubs, sports teams, and art festivals. Athens is one of the world’s most renowned and safe cities. Its idyllic campus is the springboard for exploring Athens and the nearby Greek islands.

Subject Areas: business and economics, liberal arts and sciences, fine arts and performing arts 

Housing: student residence 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms:  Fall, Spring, Summer 

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Established in 1962, CYA was the first study abroad program in Greece for English-speaking undergraduates. We offer academically outstanding semester, academic year, summer and winter study abroad programs that embrace the vibrant experience of day-to-day contact with the people, institutions, monuments, and landscapes of Greece and the Mediterranean. All our programs are delivered in English at the Athens-based International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies (DIKEMES), located next to the Kallimarmaro (Marble) Stadium and the National Gardens in the heart of the city.

Subject Areas: anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, business, communication, economics, environmental studies, history, international relations, literature, Greek, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, theater, sustainability. 

Housing: centrally located student apartments 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, academic year 

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Hungary

Budapest is a relatively small, landlocked nation of around 10 million people.  

Come explore this affordable and cosmopolitan European capital city, experience the fascinating Hungarian culture, take advantage of countless opportunities to meet locals, and earn valuable academic credit toward your degree.  This program also offers volunteer opportunities for those looking to give back to their host community.

Subject Areas: Hungarian language, business, economics, humanities and social sciences

Housing: student dormitory-style housing

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, academic year 

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Iceland

Become a part of a small, fortunate group of Americans studying abroad in Reykjavík, Iceland - the land of natural wonders! Forged by the fires of still active volcanoes, Iceland takes advantage of its abundant, renewable resources, and derives nearly all of its power from geothermal energy. As such, it is a world leader in sustainable energy planning. The country is much more than its natural beauty though – despite its small population and size, Iceland is one of the most technologically developed and socially progressive countries in the world. You'll earn credit while exploring the country widely known for its high quality of life, commitment to environmental innovation, and incredible beauty.

Subject Areas: international business, computer science (including game design), and engineering.

Housing: local apartments and guesthouses 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year 

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Ireland

Maynooth University traces its origins back to 1795. It is one of the top ranked universities in Ireland and was the first institution outside the United States to be ranked in the Princeton Review. MU welcomes over 8,400 students from more than 50 countries. Its vibrant and beautiful campus offers a friendly and personal atmosphere, as well as a first-class center of learning and research. At Maynooth University, you can have a true Irish university experience by studying amongst primarily Irish students.

Maynooth is Ireland’s only university town and has a population of about 12,500. Located only a 15-minute train ride from Dublin city – with inexpensive trains and buses running every half hour – Maynooth gives you the best of both worlds. You’ll enjoy a safe, charming, small-town atmosphere plus easy access to Ireland’s modern capital city of 1.5 million. That said, being a university town, Maynooth has plenty of its own student-centered nightlife, and there’s always something going on!

Subject Areas: business, humanities, languages, natural and social sciences

Housing: on campus residence halls 

GPA required: 3.0

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year 

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The University of Limerick (UL), is located on the west coast of Ireland along the picturesque River Shannon and enjoys an unspoiled natural environment blended with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities.

UL was awarded prestigious 5-star rankings for graduate employability, innovation and knowledge transfer, teaching, engagement, internationalization and infrastructure by QS Stars independent assessors.

With close to 16,500 students, including more than 2,000 international students each year, UL is a young and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and scholarship.  A survey of Irish students recently voted UL Ireland’s most popular university with a satisfaction rating of 85%.

Housing: student residences or off-campus apartments 

Subject Areas: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education and Health Sciences, Science and Engineering and the Kemmy Business School. 

GPA required: 2.9

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year 

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Italy

Often called ‘the big university town in a small Italian city,’ Perugia is the home of ISI Perugia - The Umbra Institute, which offers a variety of courses for study abroad students. They are peppered with academic field study to famous Italian cities and sites, community engagement opportunities, internship courses (internship placement areas include the Fair Trade sector, Museums, and Education) and extracurricular activities to take you out of the classroom and into the real Italy. These opportunities range from assisting at a family farm to doll making for UNICEF. 

Perugia’s hilltop location serves as the ideal backdrop for your study - Rich in art, architecture, and historical significance, it is internationally recognized as a city of learning.

Subject Areas: general studies, food, sustainability and environment, psychology, Italian language and culture 

Housing: student apartments 

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year 

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LdM Florence is situated right at the heart of the birthplace of the Renaissance, where art, architecture, philosophy, and civic liberalism changed the Medieval world and still influence life today. LdM’s main campus has its head office on Via Faenza, a street dating back to 13th-century Florence. The main building was once a convent connected to the now deconsecrated church of San Jacopo in Campo Corbolini, which belonged to the Knights Templar.

In a city with such a rich historical importance, LdM Florence is primed to be the ideal choice for students interested in studying architecture, fine arts, fashion design, anthropology, and Italian language and culture.

Subject Areas: art history, international business, arts, communication, writing, sociology, design

Housing: Off-campus apartments 

GPA required: 2.8

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Japan

Live and study in Japan, surrounding yourself in the country’s unique culture while developing your Japanese language skills in an immersive language-learning environment.  Great for Global Studies, International Relations, Japanese Language, and East Asian Studies majors, you’ll study Japanese while also choosing three or four additional courses taught in English or further focusing on specific language competencies. Outside of class, you can take advantage of being close to the center of Tokyo (but with a lower cost of living!) and practice speaking and interacting with the local community on a daily basis. Experience all that Japan has to offer from an IDEAL location, living in a traditional Japanese district close to Tokyo as well as scenic mountains and beaches. 

Subject Areas: Humanities and social sciences, international studies, visual and performing arts. 

Housing: Off-campus dorms

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring

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Morocco

Located in the modern and dynamic district of Hamria, the ISA Meknes Study Center offers excellent academics with courses taught by local and visiting professors. Local NGOs working to promote human rights and economic and social development operate out of the same facility, which provides a unique and exciting atmosphere for our students as they attend classes.

You will have the option to choose from a variety of course options in many disciplines such as political science, Middle Eastern studies, gender studies, Arabic language, religious studies, and international relations.

Subject Areas: Arabic studies, international relations, language 

Housing: homestay, apartments 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Poland

Study abroad in Kraków, a Polish city of immense cultural, political, social, historical and academic significance, renowned for its stunning architecture and scenery. You can choose from a wide array of classes across a broad range of subject areas while earning credit from the nation's oldest university. Come experience this charming, welcoming and vibrant city!

Subject Areas: humanities and social sciences, life sciences, history, international and political studies, management, math and computer science, polish studies, sociology

Housing: student apartments 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year 

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Portugal

Lisbon is a hilly coastal city known for its beautiful architecture, exceptional gastronomy, and friendly residents. While it's the capital and largest city in Portugal, it boasts a charming and relaxed Portuguese sensibility. There's a great deal to see and do in the city, from visiting one of its UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Jerónimos Monastery or Belém Tower to strolling its cobbled streets in search of adventure and cultural exposure.

Subject Areas: business, economics, Portuguese language, international studies 

Housing: student residences 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year 

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The Netherlands

Maastricht University is the most international and fully bilingual (English & Dutch) university in the Netherlands, with the majority of academic programs taught entirely in English. UM has over 16,000 students and almost 2,000 academic staff. Around 49% of students and 39% of the teaching staff come from abroad. When studying in Maastricht, you encounter different languages and cultures every day, inside and outside the classroom. Maastricht University’s School of Business and Economics (SBE) is particularly prestigious. Home to about 4200 students and 500 staff members, 40% of whom come from abroad, the SBE is a part of the 1% of business schools worldwide that is triple-crown accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA).

Maastricht University is known, too, for its vibrant student life. The many festivals and events held in Maastricht reflect the diversity of cultural influences.  The city is set against a backdrop of hills, trails, and open countryside for sports lovers and nature lovers alike.

Subject Areas: accounting, Art History, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Science, Film Studies, Finance, History, Literature, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology.

Housing: Residence Hall 

GPA required: 3.0

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year 

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Scotland

Edinburgh is lively and cosmopolitan. Considered to be one of Europe's most beautiful cities, you'll find attractive public parks intermingled with magnificent historic architecture and world-class cultural attractions. Scattered throughout the city are jutting craggy rocks on one of which sits the ancient Edinburgh castle. The rugged natural beauty and the more manicured city-center gardens combine with the urban sophistication of its clubs, pubs and restaurants to make Edinburgh a truly unforgettable city.

Edinburgh is known as the Festival City because of the abundance of events, which are hosted continuously throughout the year. There is the International Arts Festival, which showcases an eclectic and even bizarre variety of dance, music, art and theater. The Fringe Festival, which runs simultaneously to the Arts Festival, draws amateur theater productions from all of Europe. If that's not enough, you'll find other lively events including the Film Festival, TV Festival and Science Festival.

While you'll love discovering all of Edinburgh's historical and cultural treasures, you'll also appreciate that the city offers easy access to other destination points such as Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and Inverness, as well as the scenery of the nearby Scottish Highlands.

Subject Areas: accounting, Biology, business, computer science, music, psychology, social sciences, health sciences

Housing: student residences 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year 

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If you are looking for a truly inspirational, scenic campus with excellent student satisfaction ratings and top academics then the University of Stirling could be for you. Located directly below the Ochil Hills and the National Wallace Monument, Stirling is a stone’s throw from the Trossach Hills and Trossach National Park, the setting for the movie Rob Roy, and encompasses Airthrey Loch and Airthrey Castle. It is a modern university though, built in 1967, and is only a short bus ride away from the town of Stirling, known as the heart of Scotland.

Subject Areas: environmental sciences, ecology, and environmental education, marine biology and marine science, as well as in Scottish studies, film and media studies, communication and psychology

Housing: student residences, off campus apartments 

GPA required: 2.9

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year 

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The University of Strathclyde is located in the downtown area of Scotland’s biggest city, Glasgow. There are currently 23,000 students studying a wide variety of subject areas with 23% of the student body being international students. The university has a triple accredited business school (AACSB, EUIS, AMBA) making it the first in Scotland. There are rails, buses, and subways all within close proximities of the campus making travel inside and outside of Glasgow easily accessible. The university also has an extremely strong engineering program with numerous areas of study.  

Subject Areas: Business, Engineering (Biomedical, Civil, Chemical), Chemistry, Computer Science, Humanities & Social Sciences, Political and International Relations, Educations, Psychology, Physics, Social Work, Speech Language Pathology, Sports and Physical Activity 

Housing: On campus apartments 

GPA required: 2.8  

Terms: Spring, Fall 

South Africa

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is committed to excellence in teaching, learning, and research; to nurturing the cultural diversity of South Africa; and to responding in critical and creative ways to the needs of a society in transition. You can take classes in subjects such as social development studies, politics & African studies, performing arts, health studies, and environmental studies. Its attractive campus includes an important nature reserve, and the mountains of the Cape Peninsula and Stellenbosch provide beautiful landmarks to the east and west. Among academic institutions it has been a leader of South Africa's historic change, playing a distinctive academic role in helping to build an equitable and dynamic nation.

Subject Areas: Political and social sciences, african studies, health

Housing: student residences

Terms: Fall, Spring

GPA required: 2.5

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Nelson Mandela University (NMU) is one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse universities in Southern Africa. You will be able to take advantage of the university's unique location in the Summerstrand section of Port Elizabeth: four miles from the city center and in a nature reserve, surrounded by the sea and coastal dunes anytime you are not in class. NMU offers a diverse course list in subjects such as sports science, marine biology, zoology, environmental studies, and sustainable development studies. NMU is an engaged and people-centered university that serves the needs of its diverse communities by contributing to sustainable development through excellent academic courses, research and service delivery.

Subject Areas: Sustainable development, environmental studies, sport science

Housing: student residences

Terms: Fall, Spring

GPA required: 2.5

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South Korea

Accelerate your STEM studies at one of Asia’s most cutting-edge institutions, Hanyang University, while experiencing living in the South Korean capital of Seoul. Geared toward business, economics, and engineering majors, this semester program puts you in the center of a leading world economy.  Known for its innovative approach, state-of-the-art labs, and commitment to developing inventive, entrepreneurial global leaders, Hanyang University is ranked 11th in Reuter’s 2019 Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities. All courses are taught in English by local and international faculty. Inside the classroom, mingle with local Korean students and other international students. Outside of class, explore Seoul’s buzzing lifestyle, all while immersing yourself in Korean culture.

Subject Areas: Business, communications and media, education, engineering, environmental studies, health, humanities and social sciences, international studies, science, visual and performing arts. 

Housing: on campus dorms 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Study in Seoul at one of Korea’s leading private universities that’s known for its stunning urban campus and on par with the Ivy League schools in the U.S. Here students will have the opportunity to live in a vibrant capital city that blends high-tech modernity with ancient culture like no other. While studying a range of courses in English, students will also discover more about life in Korea by pairing up with a Korean student over the course of the semester for an even more immersive and local experience.

Subject areas: Business, communications and media, education, engineering, environmental studies, health, humanities and social sciences, international studies, science. 

Housing: on campus dorms 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Spain

Granada is today a lively city of around 250.00 inhabitants, which is the center of a half-million people metropolitan area. Granada’s history attracts many tourists who join the locals in contemplating the many monuments that are scattered throughout the city center, intermingled with modern constructions of daring architecture. The Albayzin district was declared World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1984, and its white and narrow streets paved with artistic cobblestone motifs allow the visitor unexpected views of The Alhambra and the city below. The glorious cultural past has emerged again with a full array of activities ranging from music, theater, lectures or exhibits, to name a few. The city has all sorts of modern infrastructures, and travel to and around the city is easy by air, train or bus.

Subject areas: language and culture, hispanic studies, Spanish

Housing: homestays 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year 

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Universidad Pablo de Olavide (UPO), founded in 1997, is one of Spain’s newest public universities. 

UPO is situated on a beautiful 345-acre campus less than 5 miles from Sevilla’s city center. The Metro (subway) system in Sevilla makes it easy to reach the UPO – it takes most students only about 25 minutes to get to the university from their program housing. For those who are interested in biking to class, the university is also connected by a bike path to many parts of Sevilla.

The UPO campus was modeled after American university campuses, with ample space for academic buildings, computer and science laboratories, and top-notch sports facilities "

Subject Areas: Social Anthropology, Psychology, Public Health, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Engineering, Sports Science, Business, Economics, Social Work, and more

Housing: student apartments or homestays 

GPA required: 2.9

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year 

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Barcelona is Spain's most visited city.  Rich with Catalan culture and cuisine, it's a very trendy city overlooking the Mediterranean sea.  World renowned for it's incredible Gaudi and Modernist architecture, museums, outdoor markets and shopping, Barcelona is a great jumping off point to explore the rest of Spain and Europe. 

Subject areas: Business and liberal arts 

Housing: host family, student residence, apartments 

GPA required: 2.75

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year 

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The University of Salamanca is the oldest University in Spain and the 3rd oldest in the world.  Their plaza mayor is considered one of Spain's most beautiful.  Salamanca is an active University town that attracts thousands of students per year.  With a vibrant social scene and café culture, it is a compact and extremely walkable city.  With incredible and very affordable food, Salamanca is known as the "Golden City" due to the exquisite golden glow it exudes from its sandstone buildings.

Subject Areas:  health studies

Housing: Homestays, student residence 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring, Academic Year, Summer 

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Madrid, the capital of Spain, is a fascinating city that can go from ultra-modern in one neighborhood to medieval the next. Madrid is  the country’s center of politics, fashion, art, cuisine, film, and all facets of contemporary Spanish culture.

Many of the most famous spots in Madrid are located in the city center, within walking distance of each other. From the grand Plaza Mayor, it takes only a few minutes to walk to the Puerta del Sol, and then just a few minutes more to the world-famous “Triangle of Art.” 

If you’re a sports fan, watching a Real Madrid soccer match is a must! Or enjoy one of the city’s beautiful parks, where you’ll find madrileños jogging, reading, or sunbathing. 

Your location in the center of the country will make it easy to visit other parts of Spain, as the Madrid airport and train stations will take you just about anywhere in the country. 

Subject Areas: Hispanic studies, Spanish language, business, management, history, international relations, engineering.  Classes in English and Spanish.

Housing: homestays 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Spring, Fall, Academic Year

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Uruguay

Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay, the southern most capital in South America and the biggest city in the country. The city combines a lively and relaxed (tranquilo) lifestyle and is quickly becoming a travel destination due to its thriving cultural scene including rich architecture, sandy beaches, plazas, shops, museums, and restaurants. Known as one of the “coolest” and “most chilled-out” cities, Montevideo reflects the casual attitude that Uruguayans take toward life. It has a humid subtropical climate with cool winters and warm summers. Uruguay has unique places to discover such as Cabo Polonio beach town, Thermal Parks of Salto, Natural Reserve of Pan de Azúcar and Punta del Este beach resort city. Montevideo is connected by bus to all cities in Uruguay as well as Argentina, Brazil, and other countries in South America.

Subject Areas: Spanish language, business, Latin American and gender studies. 

Housing: residence hall, homestay 

Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer 

GPA required: 2.5

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Thailand

Experience the thrill of studying and living in Thailand’s suburban area outside of Bangkok. This semester program offers students a surprisingly affordable cost of living. Study at Mahidol University International College (MUIC), the English-speaking arm of the esteemed Mahidol University, taking a variety of classes in English along with your Thai peers. Often considered the gateway to Asia, Thailand is a great jumping off point to explore further afield in neighboring countries such as Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar and more. Of course, the incredible Thai street food, unique culture and varied landscape may have you wanting to just stick around the Land of Smiles! 

Subject Areas: Business, communications and media, engineering, environmental studies, health, humanities and social sciences, international studies, science, visual and performing arts.

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring

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Vietnam

Study at the first international university in Vietnam while living in the country’s vibrant, multicultural heart of Ho Chi Minh City. An Australian institution, RMIT is known for its cutting-edge technology, science and design programs that provide plenty of practical training, research and hands-on practice. The modern Vietnam campus draws students particularly interested in STEM courses, Fashion, Digital Design (like 3D animation), Business, Communications, and Hospitality and Tourism. Outside of class, you’ll become immersed in the buzzing city that blends Chinese and French Colonial influences with contemporary Vietnamese culture while living with other students in sleek serviced apartments. Explore Ho Chi Minh’s incredible food scene, experience life in the tropics, have the chance to conveniently travel further afield to the rest of Southeast Asia and more!

Subject areas: Business, communications and media, humanities and social sciences, international studies, science, visual and performing arts. 

Housing: Off-campus student apartments 

GPA required: 2.5

Terms: Fall, Spring 

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Contact Information

Duffy Academic Center – 131

The Office of International Programs helps develop students as global citizens by providing international experiential opportunities that assist them with meeting both academic and personal goals that foster the education of the whole person. It coordinates study abroad, international internships and global learning programs at the College.