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Your first stop for study abroad

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Plan Your Experience

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Explore Programs

Choose among 150 study abroad, exchange, and affiliated programs in over 50 countries.

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Meet with an Adviser

Meet with an adviser to help you define your goals and narrow your options.

Scholarship Workshops

There are scholarships for study abroad, and two scholarship deadlines are coming up!

The Boren Scholarship funds language-intensive study abroad in countries out of the mainstream. Applications are due Wednesday, January 22.

The Gilman Scholarship funds study abroad for Pell Grant-eligible students. Apply by March 3.

Attend a Winter Quarter workshop session to learn more and get help with your application!

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Make Study Abroad Possible

From tight budgets to academic requirements, we can help.

Leverage Study Abroad for Your Career

No matter your major, studying abroad can make you an exciting candidate in your field.

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Learn about deadlines and requirements for your program.

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Hear from Students

Learn what Northwestern students say about study abroad

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Student Ambassadors

Connect with student ambassadors - official GLO representatives who can speak to their identities and experiences studying abroad.

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Student Blogs

Northwestern students share their experiences abroad through blog posts, sortable by location, program, discipline, identity, and more.

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Program Evaluations

Read feedback from Northwestern students who participated in the programs you’re considering.

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GLO on Instagram

Follow @northwestern_abroad and #northwesternabroad on Instagram to see photos from Northwestern students around the world.