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Coronavirus Update

The status of Summer 2021 study abroad programs will be announced in January 2021. Until then, applications for Summer 2021 programs will remain closed in GLObal Gateway. Please review the Global Learning Office's COVID-19 Study Abroad FAQs page and Northwestern University's Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates page. 


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Program Evaluations

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Identity Abroad

Consider aspects of your identity and how these may be perceived in other cultures.

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Find Opportunities That Fit Your Budget

Learn about program costs, financial aid, scholarships, budgeting abroad, and more.

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Meet with a study abroad or financial aid adviser to discuss your plans.

COVID-19 Information

Please review the Global Learning Office's COVID-19 Study Abroad FAQs page to learn more about the COVID-19 / coronavirus situation with relation to your study abroad plans.

For more general information about COVID-19, review Northwestern University's Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates webpages.