Studying Abroad Can Change the Way You See The World

Study Abroad Programs give you the opportunity to experience the world as your classroom.  Rather than picking things up from books and the Internet, navigating a new landscape may open your eyes to culture, history, a new language or your heritage. Studying Abroad opens the door to personal growth and discovery too. As you learn to say ‘hello’ in a foreign language, make friends, eat exciting new foods, it is bound to boost your confidence, teach you self-reliance and stretch the parameters of your comfort zone.


of study abroad alumni who applied got into their 1st or 2nd choice grad school.


of study abroad alumni felt their studies abroad helped them build valuable skills for the job market.


of study abroad students found employment within 12 months of graduation.

What Types Of Study Abroad Programs are there?

You may have heard about studying overseas but are new to actually surfing this site. StudyAbroad.com has a fantastic way for you to search for Study Abroad Programs by level, type and country. It's easy and visual so you won't get lost. We will walk you through it.

Search by program level; choose:

  • Gap Year
  • High School
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

Search by program type; choose:

  • Intern Abroad - If gaining vital job or business skills is important to you, find International Internships by country and work type
  • Volunteer Abroad - Volunteer Abroad in a country that interests you, for the amount of time you have whether a week, a month or a year, in the type of volunteer work that would be meaningful to you
  • Teach Abroad - Teaching abroad is a wonderful way to learn and educate at the same time. Get specific; search by country, duration and even audience.
  • Intensive Language – If immersing yourself in a foreign language sounds stimulating, search by country, duration and naturally the language you want to learn. Picture yourself studying Italian in Florence Italy as you take sips of your caffe latte?
  • Full Degree Abroad – If studying overseas appeals to you, but for an extended period, find associates degrees, courses, diplomas, undergraduate and graduate certificates, bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees by country and specialty.

Search Study Abroad Programs by Country

Whether you are starting out in the United States and looking into Study Abroad Programs in Europe, or you are in France and you want to study fashion in New York City, you can use location as your motivator. In fact, each country may have several popular cities to choose from. Consider that each place is an opportunity to study, explore the landscape, art, culture and enjoy making new connections.

Making it Happen: Resources and Essential Info

Ok, you know how to search, but what about the other stuff like scholarships, or what to take with you when you go. Read up on useful insider information and other essentials on the Blog, or Study Abroad Scholarships page.  Continued Success as you prepare to study abroad! 

100's of Free Resources

Learn what's needed for before, during, and after your study abroad experience from our resrouces section. Follow the adventures of current study abroad students and read the latest news on all things study abroad in our blogs. 

Student Stories & Reviews

We know how important it is to learn about other students' experiences. Real student reviews can be found on individual program pages. We're collecting more and more reviews every day, check back often to see what students are saying.

Comprehensive Program Directory

StudyAbroad.com offers a comprehensive directory of study abroad programs, including summer study abroad, internship, service learning and volunteer abroad programs, high school study abroad, intensive language programs and more, all organized by subject or country or city.