The University of Charleston believes in the power of global education. UC students have access to study abroad regardless of program of study, economic means, or foreign language ability.
Expand your horizons by studying abroad during your time as a UC student! Spending a semester outside the US can be one of the most empowering, transformative, and enlightening experiences of a lifetime.Take college classes in a different country and gain intercultural experience while completing University of Charleston degree requirements.
Programs are available in Europe, South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia and cater to a wide variety of majors. Don't speak a foreign language? Don't worry!
Over the past several years, the University of Charleston has offered spring break and summer experiences in China, Brazil, France, Austria, Germany, and Hungary. Check your e-mail and be on the look-out around campus for announcements about these opportunities.
UC partners with an organization called Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI http://keiabroad.org)
to offer study abroad locations in 20 destinations and a variety of majors around the world. KEI provides comprehensive programs that integrate courses, internships and cultural interaction. Students can complete major-specific and elective requirements, gain practical experience and enhance their understanding of the world through cultural and social immersion.
Want to find out more? Check out the “Ten Step Checklist” below.
This is a multi-departmental process that may seem like a lot of work, and it is. But the end-result is worth it – time spent abroad is one of the most incredible investments that you will ever make in your education and yourself as a whole, and UC is here to help you along the way.