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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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Explore 150+ programs in over 50 countries.

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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.


Diversity Abroad Drop-In Resources

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, University Library, 1970 Campus Drive

Calling all students! Drop in to learn about study abroad resources & scholarships offered by Diversity Abroad, a resour...

Info Session: Study Abroad in Japan!

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, University Hall, 1897 Sheridan Road

Live and learn in Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto, or Hokkaido. Learn about program options & ask questions. Pizza will be served! ...

Info Session - Study Abroad with GESI!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 1800 Sherman Avenue

Intern abroad with a community-based organization in Bolivia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, Uganda, or Vietnam. Learn ab...