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 and 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.

There are 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.

Future Education Abroad Fairs

Save the date for Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 for the Fall 2018 Education Abroad Fair in the Student Union (near Starbucks). Third Party Affiliate programs and Faculty Leaders will be on hand to share information about their programs. Representatives from the Education Abroad Office, Study Abroad Society, and ZipAssist Passport Facility will also be available to answer questions.