Education Abroad Opportunities
You will first create a Traveler Profile. You answer a questionnaire to match you to the programs that fits best with your major and preferences. You can also search our full catalog to find a program in your desired location that meets your interests. As you are browsing, you can “Favorite” programs by clicking on the star, which is like bookmarking programs that you think would be the best fit for you. Program length ranges from one week to one year.
*Note: At this time you must have a valid UND.edu email address to create a Traveler Profile.
Types of Programs:
UND offers four different types of study aboard programs:
- Faculty-led - Join a short term program led by a UND faculty member and pay tuition and program costs directly to UND.
Exchange – Trade places with a student from an international partner school but still pay UND tuition and fees.
- Locations: Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Norway, South Korea and Sweden
Partner – Attend an international partner institution and pay tuition and fees to your host school.
- Locations: Australia, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom
- Provider – Participate in a program offered by a student abroad provider and pay all program costs to the provider. UND Education Abroad is affiliated with the following providers:
Study abroad for a semester for year with the American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS). Most AIFS campuses offer courses in English or in foreign languages from beginner to advanced levels, so you don’t even have to know a foreign language.
The AIFS fee is all-inclusive and includes airfare (if selected), housing, insurance, a meal plan, tuition and special services. All these costs are covered, payable in U.S. dollars, before you leave.
AIFS offers a fixed grant to UND students participating in a semester ($400) or summer program ($200). AIFS also offers 40 semester scholarships at $1,000 each which can be used in conjunction with federal and state grants, awards and loans.
College students may study abroad with API in over two dozen countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Programs can be as long as a full academic year or as short as two weeks. With a wide variety of courses offered in almost every major discipline and in various languages of instruction, it is easy for students to find a program that suits their academic interests. While courses are available in English in many locations, if foreign language acquisition is the primary goal, API offers high quality language and culture programs for all levels of language learners.
In addition to college study abroad programs, participants may pursue intern, teach, volunteer, or work abroad opportunities in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, or Oceania.
Barcelona SAE provides an enriching cultural, academic and professional experience that sets their program apart from the rest, and they specialize in this amazing Mediterranean city which allows them to give you everything Barcelona has to offer. With offices in both the United States and Barcelona, they provide you with full support before you go, while you’re there, and after you get home. Barcelona SAE highly values cultural immersion, academic quality and variety, your safety, language acquisition and using the city as your classroom…so it’s no accident that each of their programs offer all of this (and more!) at incredibly affordable prices.
CEA provides study abroad education programs for UND students looking to earn college credit from fully accredited programs in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. CEA's programs combine a student-centered curriculum, cultural immersion, and academic excellence. Programs include topics such as language studies, liberal arts, social sciences, business, and international business.
Scholarships are available to UND students including a $1,000 grant for semester length programs and $500 for summer.
Self-discovery happens outside of your comfort zone. Place yourself in a new environment filled with new perspectives and diverse backgrounds and you'll quickly learn more about yourself and the people around you at home and at work. Interning abroad is not just about you, its about creating a greater global understanding. Your choice to intern abroad will impact your future personally and professionally, creating lifelong connections and a global network. Whatever your motivation, an internship abroad can help you on the path to where you hope to be.
Global Experiences makes the process of living and interning abroad simple. Review their program details, apply, and interview with their admissions team. GE offer a 100% guaranteed placement once you are accepted into the program and help you to prepare for life abroad. Join a community of over 7,000 globally engaged alumni by taking the first step towards an unforgettable international internship. Choose your destination and explore where you can intern.
A permanent Harlaxton-based, British faculty is augmented by visiting professors from participating American universities. All support staff—food service, housekeeping, maintenance, transport, gardens, security—are British. All administrative staff are British, except for an American principal, Dean of Students and two interns.
All students, in the regular semesters, take a six-credit interdisciplinary core course in British Studies taught by the British faculty and two or three classes in chosen academic disciplines taught by visiting American faculty.
Experiential learning is important at Harlaxton, complementary to serious classroom work. As one British professor puts it: “We read about it, then we visit it, touch it, feel it.” An extensive program of field trips and student travel is integrated with classroom learning. College-organized travels go to London, Lincoln, Southwell, Stamford, York, Oxford, Stonehenge and Bath, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Ireland, Paris, and Rome-Florence-Venice, in addition to specific sites related to specific courses.
The Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University (IFSA-Butler) is a nonprofit organization that provides study abroad opportunities, plus academic and personal support services, for qualified North American undergraduates seeking to earn academic credit through study abroad. While IFSA is affiliated with Butler University, it is not a department of the University.
IFSA-Butler is organized to assist students from the time they apply until after they return. Its’ staff in Indianapolis prepare students for the academic and cultural changes that await them, and its’ offices around the world provide on-site support to help students make the most of their study abroad experiences.
Irish Heritage School
'Our mission is to provide university faculty and students with an unrivaled outdoor classroom, coupled with an engaging, welcoming and enriching cultural experience.’
The Irish Heritage School provides opportunities for students in all majors and specializes in programs for Anthropology, Archaeology, and Environmental Science. Internships are also available.
International Studies Abroad (ISA) provides education abroad opportunities to college students from around the world at an affordable price. ISA programs are designed to maximize participants' learning abroad, while also providing expert guidance before, during and after their time abroad.
ISA is a Global Partner of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, and supports NAFSA's efforts to advance international education and exchange.
From the beginning, KEI worked to develop affordable comprehensive programs that integrate courses, internships and cultural interaction. Our goal was, and continues to this day, to provide education abroad programs that allow students to complete major-specific and general education requirements, gain practical experience and enhance their understanding of the world through cultural and social immersion.$1,000 grant for semester length programs with the opportunity to apply for other scholarships and summer travel grants.
Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea introduces undergraduate students to global and comparative studies by focusing on structural and social changes taking place in the world today.
You'll earn transferable credits from the University of Virginia, one of the nation’s top institutions. Each fall and spring semester, about 700 students representing 300 colleges and universities embark upon a 100-110 day worldwide voyage. Participants travel aboard the MV Explorer, a ship that has been outfitted as a floating campus with nine classrooms, a library, dining halls, computer lab, student union, fitness center, campus store, and a diverse living/learning community.
University of Minnesota Learning Abroad Center
The Learning Abroad Center creates meaningful educational opportunities abroad for students through ethical and innovative engagement within the University of Minnesota and the greater education abroad community.
The Learning Abroad Center in the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance is the University of Minnesota's comprehensive resource for study, service-learning, research, work, intern, volunteer, and travel experiences worldwide.
The Learning Abroad Center is a leader in providing innovative international learning experiences that expand and redefine the world for a diverse population of students, colleagues and staff. The Learning Abroad Center staff and University of Minnesota faculty and staff participate in numerous leadership opportunities and serve on the advisory boards of organizations who provide and/or support education abroad programs. Through collaboration and individual attention, the Learning Abroad Center continues to promote empowerment, development, understanding, and responsibility in the global community.
University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) is a non-profit consortium of 33 U.S. universities that provide summer, semester and yearlong study abroad programs.
USAC programs vary in their course offerings and try to take full advantage of the area they are located in. Many programs offer intensive language with no pre-requisites which allow students from any level to earn up to two years of foreign language credit in just one semester. Most USAC programs include courses in English, internships, field trips and optional field studies courses.
World Endeavors provides international study, internship, and volunteer programs in over 20 countries in Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. With a focus on cultural immersion, World Endeavors programs are designed to give participants the opportunity to truly engage in their host culture.
Study Abroad – Study and live alongside local students, sometimes as the only foreign student on your dorm floor or class, while earning credit for courses that can be transferred back to UND.
Intern Abroad – Gain practical experience in your field through a customized internship that gives you insight into local business and cultural practices. Internship placements are available in over ten countries in a wide range of fields, many with no foreign language requirement.
Volunteer Abroad – Volunteer placements range in duration from 1-12 weeks, and include teaching, orphanage, health care, environmental and wildlife conservation, deaf education, and women’s assistance projects.