Study Abroad

Expand your world and your future

By immersing yourself in another culture somewhere across the globe, you will broaden your international perspective, gain greater awareness of your own culture and history — and collect amazing travel stories to share for a lifetime. Studies show that international experience leads to greater employment opportunities after you graduate — isn't that worth the investment of a semester or summer abroad?

Explore the variety of programs and locations available here. Our staff can help you match your goals and interests with the best international options.

Explore education abroad 

Program Types

Education Abroad Providers

Outside provider organizations that facilitate independent study abroad experiences for students. There are hundreds of options out there and we will assist you sort through them all and find the best option that matches your academic and personal interests and goals. 

Explore By Country  

Explore By Major

Athena in Aberdeen, Scotland (semester) 

USAC in Valencia Spain (summer and semester)

James Cooke University in Australia (semester direct enroll)  

CIEE Costa Rica (summer and semester) 

USAC in Torino, Italy (summer and semester)

CIS Abroad in Prague, Czech Republic (summer and semester)

IFSA Butler in Shanghai, China (summer and semester) 

London, England in KEI (summer and semester)  

CISAbroad in Sorrento Italy (summer and semester) 

Athena in Dublin, Ireland (semester) 

USAC in Verona, Italy (summer and semester) 

EUSA in Seville, Spain, (semester)  

CIS Abroad in Salaya, Thailand (summer and semester)

Athena in Florence, Italy (summer and semester) 

USAC in Seoul, Korea (semester) 

Harlaxton Manor, England (summer and semester, courses)

EUSA in Seville, Spain, (semester)  

Harlaxton Manor, England (summer and semester, courses)

IFSA Butler in Edinburgh, Scotland (semester) 

USAC in Ireland (summer and semester)  

CIS in Costa Rica (summer and semester)  

Harlaxton Manor, England (summer and semester, courses)

IFSA Butler in Manipal, India (semester) 

Sant'Anna Institute (summer and semester) 

USAC in Accra, Ghana (summer and semester) 

Harlaxton Manor, England (summer and semester, courses)

Athena in Florence, Italy (summer and semester) 

CIS in Salaya Thailand (summer and semester) 

USAC in Valencia, Spain (summer and semester) 

Featured Programs

Unique programs that offer a variety of courses in diverse majors 

Harlaxton College in Grantham, England

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Imagine studying in a 100-room Victorian manor house in the rolling English countryside one hour north of London. At Harlaxton College, you will do just that. And you'll share the manor with a community of committed faculty, supportive staff and fellow students from UE and our partner colleges. Course Offerings 

Sant'Anna Institute in Sorrento, Italy 

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Sant'Anna Institute is an international community of constant cultural exchange among faculty, staff and students. Located in southern Italy, the school is an impressive historic structure perched on the cliffs of the Amalfi coast, overlooking the fishing village of Marina Grande and a short walk from the city center. Course Offerings 


Service-Learning Abroad

Fulfill your service hours at an approved agency in another country 

FGCU students are required to participate in 80 hours of service-learning to graduate. Why not obtain these hours abroad? Below are a few organizations where students have had exceptional experiences giving back. 

GIVE Volunteers

Practice sustainable international travel when volunteering abroad in Central America, Asia and Africa.

GIVE's mission: Inspire growth, empower global citizens and ignite sustainable change worldwide.  Apply

Other recommended organizations that FGCU students have connected with: 

Projects AbroadInternational Volunteer Hq 


Funding Resources

Studying abroad is an amazing opportunity that leads to life-changing experiences. However, the costs associated can seem daunting at first. FGCU is committed to providing its students with the tools and resources necessary to offset the cost of an international experience. On this page, you will find multiple ways to fund your experience abroad.

 

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Education Abroad Activities & Events

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We’re here to answer your questions.

Matt Ryan

Asst. Director, International Services Office 

Study Abroad

Reed Hall 113

239-590-1494

mryan@fgcu.edu

 

Danielle Sapah-Gulian

Study Abroad Peer Advisor

239-590-7691

dsapahgulian@fgcu.edu