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Welcome to a world of opportunities. Over 1,600 ISU students studied abroad last year on programs lasting from a week to a full academic year. Sure, you’ll miss your friends and family, but you’ll gain new friends, have experiences you can’t have in Ames, and get a new perspective on your major and your career.

Research has shown that students who study abroad graduate within four years at a higher rate than students who stay on campus for their full degree program:
Studying abroad helps you define your goals and focuses your attention. It’s also a great career boost, as employers are looking for recent grads who have leadership skills and experience working with people from other cultures.

See what other ISU students have to say and visit our Frequently Asked Questions pages to learn more. Or, begin your search for programs!