About Study Abroad at NIU

The Northern Illinois University Study Abroad Office is committed to supporting you as you pursue educational opportunities outside of the United States. Study abroad is a life-changing experience that can transform the way you think about yourself, your communities and the world.

We offer a wide variety of programs, including:

  • Study abroad, internships and independent research
  • Semester, academic year and summer programs
  • Programs for any NIU major or field of study, undergraduate and graduate
  • Programs in 80 different countries

We collaborate with campus partners as well as providers in the U.S. and abroad to provide the following:

  • International programs that facilitate learning inside and outside the classroom
  • Advising about study abroad options and help identifying programs that best meet your academic, personal and professional goals
  • Support and access to resources before you leave, during your time abroad and after you return

Contact Us

Study Abroad Office
Williston Hall 417