Study Abroad

Embrace another culture through a first-hand educational encounter for an extraordinary experience.

Through Notre Dame’s Office of International Programs, qualifying students can select from a diverse portfolio of semster and short-term study abroad opportunities around the globe.

Short-term programs led by Notre Dame faculty are also available throughout the year. Most of these programs are one to two weeks in length and offer academic credit.

Benefits of Studying Abroad

  • Develop an international perspective and a sense of global responsibility.
  • Build intercultural and linguistic skills.
  • Gain lifelong international friendships.
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Transform the World

Through our Service Abroad programs, you will have an opportunity to explore other cultures while continuing the University's mission of service.

How to Prepare

Traveling to another country is an exciting opportunity, but there are a lot of factors to consider to ensure a healthy and safe experience. Use these guides to prepare for your journey.