Education Abroad

World map depicting all the locations UA students have studied abroad

World map depicting all the locations UA students have studied abroad.

Study Abroad Fair

Wed. Sept 28 | 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Come to our Study Abroad Fair to meet our partners and talk with students who’ve studied abroad. Get info on scholarships and financial aid, too.

  • Wednesday, September 28
  • 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Student Union Piano Lounge and International Lounge

Apply now for Education Abroad approval

Contact us with any questions

Book a Study Abroad Advising Appointment

Book a virtual appointment

Book an on-campus appointment

Have your questions answered in this Q&A session with Heather Pollock, Study Abroad coordinator

Recorded on Friday, January 22, 2021

Watch previous Q&A video recorded on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

What we do

The Education Abroad (study abroad) department is dedicated to helping you explore opportunities to experience other cultures while earning credits toward your degree program. We also understand that you are searching for a program that will be the right fit for your budget, time and personal goals. We can help you make your choice!


Basic types of programs

  1. Exchange Programs

  2. Third-Party Programs

  3. UA Faculty-Led Short-Term Programs*

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

*Note: At present, UA is supporting faculty-led programs only on a case-by-case basis. Check back for details. (updated 9/20/2021)


Exchange Programs

See our partner schools which include but not limited to: Australia, Egypt and Greece


Dispatch from Tahiti

Check out one of our more recent study abroad groups

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

Study Abroad at The University of Akron

Education Abroad Office
International Center
Simmons Hall 205
330-972-7231
edabroad@uakron.edu

Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Heather Pollock

Education Abroad Coordinator
Heather Pollock


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