Programs Overview

The Study Away Programs includes UIS study away seminars and exchange programs as well as programs administered by other universities and educational institutions.

The Study Away Programs includes UIS study away seminars and exchange programs as well as programs administered by other universities and educational institutions.

SHORT TERM PROGRAMS

FACULTY-LED

UIS has developed short-term, UIS faculty-led, study away programs in Japan, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Mexico, China, Botswana, Australia, Poland, Greece, Germany, Canada, Romania, Italy, China/Korea/Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Cuba, Rome/Malta, The Gambia, Ghana, Vietnam, Taiwan and The United Kingdom.  Offerings vary year to year depending upon faculty interest.

PARTNER-LED

Short-term (1-8 weeks) study away experience led by a partner university such as Korea, China, India, and Ireland. Typically, scheduled during the summer term or intersession periods.

UIS PARTNER EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Full semester and year-long exchange programs at a partner university.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM NETWORK

UIS is a direct member International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), a network of colleges and universities around the world. Through ISEP UIS students will be able to apply to study at partner universities from 55 countries.  Please note that as a direct member in ISEP UIS students pay all of their fees, tuition, room and board to the host institution.

NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM NETWORK

UIS has joined the National Student Exchange program network (NSE), a network of colleges and universities in the USA and Canada.  Through NSE UIS student will be able to study at partner universities while paying UIS tuition.

UIS NON-AFFILIATE INDEPENDENT EXPERIENCE

A study away experience with an institution that is not recognized as a UIS affiliate. A means to take advantage of the 3000 plus study abroad programs offered by other universities and program providers.

APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINES

In order to be eligible for study abroad scholarships, the UIS Study Away Program application to study away in the summer, fall and spring needs to be submitted by Feb. 7th.

Deadline for exchange programs through UIS partners are:

  • Spring programs – October 1st
  • Fall programs – March 1st

We can help you study almost anywhere!

Study Away Experiences

Global Experience Program to England
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term
Japanese Language and Culture
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term
Social Work in Taiwan
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term
Wanxiang Fellows Program (China)
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term
Global Experience Program to England
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term
Japanese Language and Culture
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term
Social Work in Taiwan
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term
Wanxiang Fellows Program (China)
Study Away, Faculty Led Short Term