Study Abroad

Study Abroad

From the colorful country of Italy to the waterfalls of Costa Rica, explore overseas while also developing skills that are valuable for your future career. Studying abroad is an opportunity for students to gain personal growth, and create a broader global and cultural understanding. 

You can learn more about study abroad opportunities by visiting the Office of Overseas Study website.  

The Office of Engaged Learning offers a unique global leadership experience through the IU2U program. Students have the opportunity to travel abroad and lead workshops for newly admitted international students and their parents. Immerse yourself in a new culture while strengthening transferable skills in an international context.    

Your study abroad experience can make you a strong applicant for competitive awards and scholarships - many of which allow you to continue your learning abroad.  Learn more through the Office of National Scholarships and Awards.   

Student Spotlights

Lucas Adams

Celebrating his 21st birthday in Shanghai was a highlight for Lucas Adams, but what really made his study abroad experience unique was being able to connect with and help mentor new international students who attended the IU2U program.


Lucas's Story

Lucy Brown

Lucy Brown spent a year studying the Zika virus in Peru. After taking part in undergraduate research at IU, Lucy knew she wanted to pursue research opportunities abroad and found funding through the NSA office to help make this possible. 


Lucy's Story

Jamie Liu

Studying abroad is often just the first step in discovering new opportunities. Jamie Liu began her journey with an interest in studying Chinese in an immersive environment and went on to receive a competitive Critical Language Scholarship.  


Jamie's Story