Study Abroad

Why Study Abroad?

Gender, Sexuality, and Women Studies and Psychology major Emily Radford during her semester abroad in Ecuador.

Enhance your career and open your eyes to the world
Invest in your future by developing cross-cultural skills that will enable you to communicate with professionals anywhere in the world.

Learn how to function in a culturally diverse environment early on. Develop broader skills and the ability to adapt to new environments.

Personal growth
See your culture and yourself from a different perspective. Learn to appreciate other languages and global perspectives, while better understanding your own values.

Did you know?
You do not need to speak another language to study abroad. Many programs offer courses in English.

Recommended Programs

The following programs are especially suited for students looking to take gender, sexuality, and women’s studies courses while abroad:

For more information about studying abroad, visit the education abroad site.

Getting Credit

For major or departmental credit, contact our Associate Professor of Instruction at:

For elective credit, consult with a study abroad advisor.

What are my first steps?

  1. Attend an information session
  2. Research available programs
  3. Meet with a study abroad advisor

Read about students' experiences abroad

Emily Radford writes about her experiences as an international student in Ecuador and The Netherlands in our blog series "SBAI Stories." Read her blog post "Studying gender and sexuality abroad: from Quito to Amsterdam."