Take the leap and study abroad. Earn credit toward your degree. Experience a new culture. Dive into a brilliant learning adventure!
We offer a variety of rich and diverse, faculty-led student exchange and study abroad opportunities that give you the opportunity to experience a fascinating culture in a country you may never have visited before – all while studying and earning credit towards your U of A degree.
Benefits of Studying Abroad
- Provides an excellent opportunity for you to grow academically and personally
- Experiential education – live the learning
- Improves your understanding of the broader global context in which we live and work
- Strengthens independence and self-reliance
- May help you learn or improve your foreign language skills
- Develops intercultural competencies, so you’ll understand more fully how to interact and be respectful of people of other cultures
- Learn and earn credit towards your U of A degree
- Increasingly, the evidence of living, working and studying abroad are seen as key prerequisites for successfully launching and building a professional career.