Study Abroad

Make a Difference in the World.

The University of Illinois Springfield offers a number of international study options . You can choose a short program or study abroad for an entire summer or semester.

UIS Global Experience

See below for our featured Study Abroad program. Visit the International Programs website and meet some of our students who have been part of the UIS Global Experience Program.

Leadership lived: Studying abroad gives student a global voice

Dexter Burns had never left the United States before coming to the University of Illinois Springfield. However, that changed when the senior Global Studies major discovered the Study Abroad Program. Read more about Dexter Burns


The Gambia

The University of Illinois Springfield’s Public Health Department, Global Studies Program, and Teacher Education Department are collaborating with the University of The Gambia (UTG) in Africa to provide opportunities for the UIS students and faculty to engage in teaching and research activities. Find more information about studying abroad in The Gambia »