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Choosing a Program

Consider your Academic, Personal & Professional Goals

Answer these questions to focus your search:
Academic:
  • Which term do you want to study abroad (academic/calendar year, semester, summer, Winterim)?
  • Would you like to study in English, another language, or both?
  • Do you want to meet major or minor requirements while abroad?
  • Do you have particular GE/LE requirements to fulfill?
Personal:
  • Where do you want to study? Do you have a particular region or country in mind?
  • Do you prefer a certain type of living arrangement (host family, dormitory, hostel)?
  • Do you want to study abroad with other US students or with local students?
  • Is cost a major factor?
Professional:
  • How do your career goals link to your study abroad program?
  • What career-related skills and experiences can you gain while abroad?

Research your Program Options

Click on the programs link to search for study abroad programs.
  • You will find information on all programs including: academics, eligibility requirements, housing, cost, etc.
Make an advising appointment
  • General advisors can help answer all of your basic study abroad questions.
  • Peer advisors are returned study abroad students who can answer questions about the program or region where they studied.
  • Coordinators are available to help with more complicated advising questions.
Attend a study abroad event
  • Click here to see our event schedule and pop-up advising locations.

Talk with your Academic Advisor

  • Discuss an academic plan integrating study abroad with your graduation timeline.
  • Determine which semester or term would be best to study abroad for your major. Are there courses you should take while studying abroad? Before you study abroad?

Research Funding Sources

Apply!

  • Click here to learn how to start an application.

(Non-Eau Claire Students click to see what program opportunities are available to you)