Study Abroad: International Studies & Programs

Funding opportunities

Funding opportunities

This congressionally funded program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

Boren Award

Boren Award

Boren focuses on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. national security.

Why Study Abroad?

Why Study Abroad?

With proper planning and departmental approval, classes taken abroad can fulfill distribution, major, and minor requirements.

Why Study Abroad?

Why Study Abroad?

Thousands of UMSL students have already chosen to integrate an international experience into their undergraduate or graduate careers for a variety of reasons.

Why Study Abroad?

Why Study Abroad?

"I am not a very independent person, but going to a new country all alone really pushed me to try out being independent. I was shocked at how I could plan trips to other countries, book hostels, figure out maps and transportation, etc. It was such a good chance to learn more about myself."

Why Study Abroad?

Why Study Abroad?

Many programs are taught in English, even in non-English speaking countries. However, study abroad is the best way to learn a foreign language!

Why Study Abroad?

Why Study Abroad?

Studying abroad can be one of the most memorable experiences of your lifetime, and it can also be one of the most valuable experiences of your academic career.

Why Study Abroad?

Why Study Abroad?

The three main types of programs are: Exchange, Faculty Led, and Affiliate/non-UMSL. Each program type offers distinct benefits.

Funding opportunities
Boren Award
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In addition to the below events, we will also be at all new and transfer student orientations, UMSL days, and Mirthday.

General Information Session:

  • Date: Thursday, January 28
    Time: 12:00 & 12:30
    Location: 225 MSC, Student Retention Services

General Information Session:

  • Date: Wednesday, February 3
    Time: 10:00 & 10:30
    Location: 225 MSC, Student Retention Services

Gilman Scholarship Information Session:

  • Date: Thursday, February 18
    Time: 10:00-11:00
    Location: 225 MSC, Student Retention Services

Study Abroad Panel with Multicultural Student Services

  • Date: Wednesday, February 17
    Time: 2:00
    Location: 107 Lucas Hall, Multicultural Student Services

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