Study abroad planning

Students abroadThe opportunity to study abroad will enrich your college experience in ways you never imagined.

Study abroad offers a wonderful opportunity to not only see the world, but also advance the ways you learn about your major, yourself, and your opportunities in an increasingly interconnected world. 

You can go on a short-term or a semester- or year-long experience. 

Study abroad can be as affordable as or more affordable than studying on campus. Many scholarships are available for Illinois undergraduates who plan to study abroad on an approved program. Learn more about scholarships and financial aid for study abroad.

Five steps to help you plan your study abroad experience