Why Study Abroad

Never has a global perspective been more important than during these times of worldwide economic competition and political change. Studying in another country gives you in-depth experience of a new culture that no academic study in the United States can provide.

International study enables students to:

Increase awareness of cultural diversity and international issues;
Prepare for diverse employment opportunities in today's global marketplace;
Develop language skills in a second or third language;
Adapt to new circumstances and approach real differences constructively;
Make practical applications of classroom theories;
Cultivate important contacts and lasting friendships;
Exchange ideas and information with people from different cultures;
Live in a challenging atmosphere that inspires both personal and intellectual growth; and
Gain new perspectives on a variety of subjects.