UC offers a variety of excellent programs abroad. There are programs that last for one week, a summer, a semester or an entire year. Keep in mind, studying abroad is more affordable than you think, with plenty of opportunities to use UC financial aid and apply for grants and scholarships. The world is your classroom, where will you go?

Search for study abroad programs, learn about information sessions, discover co-op abroad, attend Passport Day, and more.

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Are you ready to study abroad? A great educational experience requires some up-front preparation, but it's nothing you can't handle. Luckily, our office has helped students through this process for years, and we're prepared to help you, too!

For a brief overview of the application process and some handy resources, check out our "Your Application" page. And don't forget to attend a First Timer Info Session or read through the Guide to Study Abroad. All of these materials should help you navigate through any potential pitfalls.

Read more about the application process, academic planning, travel restrictions & exemptions, and rules pertaining to students under the age of 18.

You've applied to a study abroad program and gotten accepted. Score!

Now what?  

Well, you'll need a passport (and possibly a visa), a way to communicate with your family and friends while you're away, and a solid financial plan to pay for your program and some cool souvenirs.

But it's not all as daunting as it may seem. This section is designed to answer your questions and offer advice as you prepare for the adventure of a lifetime. And if you're still stuck, there's always our Guide to Study Abroad--the most comprehensive resource for all those tricky details.

Now all you really need to worry about is leaving some room in your suitcase! Learn more

Just like the rest of your life, your study abroad trip is going to have its ups and downs. You'll be soaking in cultural sights and improving your language skills one minute, but maybe feeling a little homesick the next. It's all a part of the adventure that is study abroad.

And that's why communication is key. If you have an emergency while abroad, tell the necessary people about it. If you need some tips on maximizing your experience, we'd love to share some with you. And if you've got some awesome photos you'd like the UC community to see, follow us on Twitter and Instagram to keep in touch.

It's always good to have a download of our Guide to Study Abroad with you, too. The Guide is a one-stop resource for any questions you may have along the way. 

Read more about how to maximize your study abroad experience and what you should do in the case of emergency.

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Oxana Prokhorova

Director, Global Engagement, College of Engineering and Applied Science

2855 Campus Way, 821 Old Chemistry, Cincinnati OH 45221-0018 USA