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Study Abroad

Welcome to the NIU Study Abroad Office! NIU provides study abroad opportunities that:

  • Suit any major
  • Include 75 different countries
  • Fit any schedule, from 10 days to a full academic year
  • Cost less than you might think

Why Study Abroad?

More and more companies are realizing that they need people with experiences around the world and sensitivity to different cultures. To be successful personally, intellectually and professionally, students must become global citizens. Study abroad is one of the best ways for students to gain the experiences and skills needed to become a global citizen. Regardless of the reason, students who study abroad have experiences that set them apart from their peers and make them more marketable during a job search. Find out what studying abroad can do for you.

Please browse through our website to find out more about our programs, but remember that your best resource for knowledge on study-abroad opportunities is our staff! Please stop by our office or contact us for information.

Study Abroad 101

Looking to learn more about study abroad programs? Curious as to what your first steps may be? Every Wednesday and Thursday at 3:30 the Study Abroad Office hosts Study Abroad 101. Come join us in Williston 417 where you can ask questions and learn more about studying abroad

Presentation Request Form

Complete the Presentation Request Form to have a Study Abroad representative present to your class, group, or student organization!

Passport Photos Now Available in the Study Abroad Office

Download the Form (pdf)

1st Photo: $3.00
Each additional photo:$ 2.00