IU Office of Overseas Study

News & Updates
for First-Year Students

December 1, 2016

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Welcome to IU

We hope that you are having a wonderful first semester at IU! Though you are still getting settled into life at IU, it is never too early to start thinking about study abroad opportunities! As you decide on a major and start planning your academic career, consider how an international experience can benefit your studies and career development.

  • Talk to your academic advisor about your interest in studying abroad during your career at IU.
  • Come into our office and talk with a study abroad advisor or peer counselor about program options related to your major.
  • Start planning financially for your study abroad program.

Summer Applications Open

There are a number of summer study abroad programs that are open to first-year students. If you can't wait to go abroad, consider one of these programs:

  • Australia
    • Adelaide
  • Austria
    • Graz-IU
  • Dominican Republic
    • Santiago-IU (SPAN)
  • France
    • Paris-IU (AMID)
    • Paris-IES
    • Paris + Prague-CIEE
  • Germany
    • Berlin-IU (Modern Germany)
  • Greece
    • Greece-CYA
    • Greece-IU (Food Cultures of Greece)
  • Ireland
    • Dublin + Palma(Spain)-CIEE
  • Italy
    • Florence-IU
    • Italy-IU (Food Cultures)
  • Mexico
    • Mexico-IU (Service Learning)
    • Oaxaca-IU
  • The Netherlands
    • Amsterdam + London(England)-CIEE
  • Spain
    • Alcala-CIEE
    • Barcelona-IES (Lang & Area Studies)
    • Barcelona-IU (AMID)
    • Salamanca-IU

Say "Hello!"

...to one of our Peer Counselors at our office (10am-4pm, weekdays), or when you see them tabling around campus. They have recently returned from studying abroad and can tell you all about their experience or how to start planning your own international experience!

Explore Our Website

Our website is chock full of information to help you explore program options, plan financially, and to hear the stories of former and current study abroad participants. Make sure to check out these pages:

Choosing a Program
While every study abroad experience can be great, learn the questions you should be asking to identify the program that will be best for you!
Financial Considerations
Learn how to evaluate the cost of study abroad; and how to search for scholarships, grants, and other financial resources to help fund your study abroad experience.
Student Stories
Hear students reflect upon their experience abroad.
Read our Blog
Read the stories of students who are currently abroad!

"Study Abroad 101" Online!

You can also learn about the basics of studying abroad with this comprehensive resource. The online presentation provides everything you need to know about study abroad at IU: the types of programs available, the application process, how to plan and prepare to go abroad, and so much more.

 Grab some headphones, settle into your favorite spot, and check it out!

Contact Us

Make a trip to our office (111 S Jordan Ave) during walk-in hours: 10am – 4pm, weekdays.

Have a quick question? Call during regular business hours (812-855-9304) or send us an email (overseas@iu.edu).

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