Global Experiences

IU Bloomington is ranked sixth in the nation for studying abroad

Study forensic science in Australia. Organize a medical clinic in Panama. Learn about ancient art in India. Discover techniques for international marketing in the Netherlands.

Whether you want to spend a whole semester learning in (and about) another country, or only a few weeks, your options to travel and study overseas at IU are boundless.

380+overseas study programs to choose from

#6in the nation for number of students studying abroad

Solomon Mabry

Solomon Mabry taught English in Rwanda as part of his overseas adventure. “I would definitely encourage students to have a study abroad experience just because it’s really eye-opening to see a different culture and a different way of living. . . . Studying abroad takes you out of that comfort zone, and it kind of forces you to reinterpret the way you live life.”

Choosing a study abroad program

Where would you like to study? How long do you want to stay—a semester, a summer, a year? Would you prefer to live with a family, with students from the host country, or with other Americans?

These are just a few things you should take into consideration. You can earn overseas study scholarships through IU and other units, such as your school or department, based on financial need and academic performance.

Learn more at the Office of Overseas Study. They help students earn course credit for trips, find funding, and even decide what to pack.

Explore overseas study options

139countries are represented in our student body

5,800+international students enrolled at IU Bloomington in fall 2018

TOP 20destination for international students