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Undergraduate Program

Study Abroad

View of the Scottish Highlands
View of the Scottish highlands, somewhere north of Edinburgh. Photo by: Jason Russell '13, Economics major who participated in the Internships in Europe program.

Why Study Abroad?

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.

Enhance your career
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.

Economic Students Abroad

“During my time in Australia, I played baseball with professional Australian players, interned at a major hedge fund, and took rigorous courses at the University of Sydney.” –Christopher Davis, Sydney, Australia

"While studying abroad may seem like a huge commitment or too much to handle, don't underestimate what your abroad program can do for you." –Sara Gotthelf, Prague, Czech Republic

Recommended Programs 

The following programs are especially suited for students looking to take economics courses while abroad:

For more information about studying abroad visit the study abroad website.

Getting Credit

For major or departmental credit, speak to an economics faculty advisor and see the advising page for information about transfer credit. 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