Study abroad

Studying abroad is a powerful learning experience. During your time in a foreign country, you will gain:

  • a wider, more informed viewpoint
  • maturity
  • new coping skills
  • appeal to potential employers
  • career preparation
  • foreign language skills

Study abroad with professors from Northern Arizona University

  • Live and learn in Spain with Dr. Lori Poloni-Staudinger during the spring 2014 semester.
  • Study with Dr. Frederic Solop in Alicante, Spain during the Fall 2014 semester.
  • Explore Chile with Dr. Stephen Nuno during AY 2014-2015.

Become a global citizen with the Center for International Education (CIE)

The CIE is a resource for students wishing to study for a semester or year abroad and acts as a support for:

  • research
  • internships
  • service learning

Many Northern Arizona University students go abroad every year, and we want you to have the opportunity to take advantage of this unique experience. CIE has various study abroad information sessions throughout the semester. In addition, study abroad advisers are available to help you with the entire process of studying abroad, including:

  • application procedures
  • paying fees
  • recommending courses
  • helping you get housing abroad
  • obtaining a passport
  • transferring the courses back to Northern Arizona University

Just come in to the CIE and meet with a study abroad adviser – no appointment is needed.

Advantages of a Northern Arizona University-approved program

When you study abroad in a CIE program:

  • you pay Northern Arizona University tuition for Northern Arizona University programs
  • you can take your scholarships and tuition waivers with you
  • your billing is done by Northern Arizona University
  • all majors are welcome
  • your courses will count towards your GPA and degree
  • you can complete all study abroad forms here with help from an adviser
  • you don’t have to go alone – it’s very likely another student will be going to the same program, or you can sign up with friends even if they’re not Northern Arizona University students

University Study Abroad Consortium

USAC offers study abroad opportunities in 26 different countries. The program emphasizes classroom learning, internships, and language study.

International Student Exchange Program

Travel abroad through university exchanges offered by ISEP.

More information

Still have questions? Stop in to see a study abroad adviser or visit the Center for International Education website or Facebook page.