Education Abroad Opportunities
Search our database of over 300 study abroad opportunities to find a program in your desired location that meets your interests. Most programs are offered on a semester or academic year basis.
Types of Programs
UND offers three different types of study aboard programs:
- Exchange Program – Trade places with a student from an international partner school but still pay UND tuition and fees.
- Partner Program – Attend an international partner institution and pay tuition and fees to your host school.
- Provider Program – Participate in a program offered by a student abroad program and pay all program costs to the provider.
*UND partners includes our exchange and partner programs.
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.
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.
Educators Abroad, Ltd’s Student Teaching (EAST) program offers prospective K-12 teachers the opportunity to develop their teaching abilities and expand their cultural awareness by completing student teaching requirements in more than 40 countries around the world.
Educators Abroad is accredited by the British Accreditation Council. Through this affiliation, UND students are able to meet their student teaching requirement in schools throughout the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.