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Choosing a Program

Consider your Academic, Personal & Professional Goals

Answer these questions to focus your search:
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • 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


  • Click here to learn how to start an application.

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