Study Away

The Study Away programs support experiential learning for UIS students across the United States and around the world.

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Changdeokgung Palace Gardens, Seoul, South Korea

COVID-19 Notice: We are teaching and working remotely to continue to serve students and support faculty and staff. Please contact our office via email or phone.

You can find additional information on the UIS COVID-19 Homepage.

REMOTE OFFICE HOURS (updated September 8, 2020)

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
  • Zoom Advising: By Appointment


  • A virtual exchange course in Comparative Political Systems will be offered with the University of Colima for the fall of 2020.  UIS students should contact the UIS Political Science Dept. for more details on registering for this opportunity.
  • Study away programs, outgoing and incoming, have been canceled for the spring of 2021.
  • The UIS short term, summer, study programs scheduled for 2021 in England and Japan are still scheduled to proceed.  It is also anticipated that summer programs offered by Maynooth University in Ireland, Radboud University in the Netherlands, Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea and programs offered through NSE and ISEP will be offered.  All will be dependent upon review of international travel safety.

Application Deadlines

The deadline to apply for travel scholarships related to studying abroad is Feb. 15th.  This is for programs in the summer and fall of 2021 and the spring of 2022.  In order to be eligible for the scholarships students must have submitted a Global Experience Program application to Study Abroad Programs before Feb. 15th.


Featured Students 

Alex Phelps – University of Vigo, Spain

Gianna Messina – Internship with the US Embassy in Madrid, Spain

Anna Kanai – University of Valencia, Spain

Dexter Burns – University of Colima, Mexico

Abbegayle Stevenson – ISEP, Sweden

Justice Green – ISEP, Malta

Conor McKenzie – Cuba