Semester and year-long study abroad programs

A group of students studying abroad

Expand your global competency by studying abroad. Our semester and year-long programs are designed to work with your schedule and offer many opportunities for academic, career, and personal growth.

View our calendar for upcoming study abroad info sessions!

Have questions? Please contact the LAS International Programs office.


Explore your program options using the My Study Abroad platformYou can use the "Program Discovery" feature to find programs based on a simple keyword search or use the advanced search feature to narrow down options based on your academic area, country of interest, language requirements, and more.

You can find a list of all programs administered by LAS—most of these programs are residential, meaning students can receive LAS advanced hours and residency credit for coursework abroad. Some programs offered by other colleges (ACES, Gies, Grainger, etc.) may allow LAS students to apply.

Application deadlines

  • Feb. 15 for fall and academic year programs
  • Sept. 15 for spring semester programs (June 15 for early application)

Scholarship opportunities

The LAS Global Engagement Scholarship is available for current LAS students who plan to study abroad in an Illinois-approved program. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $5,000.