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Study Abroad

Begin your adventure abroad

Welcome to study abroad at Northwestern!

You are about to begin what may be one of the most exciting challenges of your life.

This section covers many of the important questions students have before studying abroad, from making the decision to go to returning to campus.

If you still have questions or don't find what you're looking for, please don't hesitate to contact a study abroad adviser, schedule an appointment, or connect with other students. We look forward to working with you.

Get Started

Visit the get started section to learn more about the study abroad process, identifying your goals, exploring programs, determining your eligibility, researching program costs, and the application process.

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Featured Program

Student studying abroad in Turkey
Koç University Exchange

Enroll directly at Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey, and take classes with local and other international students. Students have access to a wide range of course offerings in Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics, and Engineering.


Study Abroad Application Deadline (Winter-Spring)

All day

Study abroad applications for all winter-spring programs are due September 10.  Access the application: https://www.nort...

Study Abroad Fair

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive

Come to the 2019 Study Abroad Fair to learn more about all undergraduate study abroad opportunities at Northwestern! Spe...

Study Abroad Application Deadline (Spring)

All day

Study abroad applications for all spring quarter programs are due November 10. Access the application: https://www.north...