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Study Abroad Students

Anna Petronella

"As an art student, I wanted to be in a city that was surrounded by art and there is no better place for this than Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance."

Anna Petronella
Santa Reparata International School of Art
Florence, Italy
Bryn Sharp

"Study abroad helped me identify my deepest passions in the field of Latin American Studies – urban development and environmental protection – and develop the application of photography to these subjects."

Bryn Sharp
Arizona in Viña del Mar
Viña del Mar, Chile
Christy Fierros

"If there's a program that really speaks to you, do it! Traveling abroad gives you a greater sense of your place in the world."

Christy Fierros
Climate Justice
Longo Mai, Costa Rica
Edward Monteverde Jr.

"I chose the Research in Munich study abroad program because it had a great balance of traveling throughout Europe and gaining technical knowledge and experience in the engineering field."

Edward Monteverde Jr.
Research in Munich
Munich, Germany

What is amAZing about Africa and the Middle East?

  • Only 28 miles wide and 40 miles long, Mauritius is packed with diverse culture, crystal waters, and spellbinding waterfalls; it’s no wonder Mark Twain fell in love with this tiny island nation!
  • Want to explore one of the oldest deserts in the world? You can achieve this in Namibia while viewing amazing wildlife, like elephants and rhinos, and the largest population of cheetahs in the world!
  • Learn Arabic in Morocco while enjoying amazing food such as couscous – the national dish - and tagine. Or visit Jordan for mansaf, a traditional dish of the nomadic tribes.
  • Tanzania is home to the tallest mountain in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro – and national parks make up nearly 30% of the country.
  • The world-famous Okavango Delta is home to an amazing amount of wildlife, just one of the many reasons to visit Botswana, where the largest elephant population in the word roams.