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Education Abroad

The International Center is dedicated to helping you explore opportunities to experience other cultures while earning credits toward your degree program. We understand that you are searching for a program that will be the right fit for your budget, time and personal goals.

Before you request an advising appointment, take a few minutes to watch this introductory video to gain an understanding of the different kinds of study abroad opportunities available to you as a University of Akron student.


Four basic types of programs

1. Exchange Programs

2. UA Faculty-Led Short-Term Programs

3. Third-Party Programs

4. Direct Enroll Programs

Once you choose a program, it's time to GET STARTED.


Dispatch from Tahiti

UA students researched geckos and fish in Tahiti as part of a 2019 vertebrate zoology course.