November 2019
International Education Week is almost here - don't miss out!
International Education Week (IEW) (Nov. 18-22) celebrates the many ways international education prepares people for living and working in a global environment. Take part in the many IEW events taking place around campus.

Critical Language Scholarship
All expenses paid scholarship! Gain the equivalent of one year of college language instruction in 8-10 weeks studying abroad over the summer. 

Deadline: November 19, 2019
Boren Awards
Receive up to $20,000 in funding to study less commonly taught languages in regions critical to U.S. interests including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Deadline: January 23, 2020 
Student Voices
"Dear prospective study abroad student... Studying abroad has changed my life for the better. I needed this experience to navigate through my struggles in identifying where I belonged."  
~ Hiba Ibrahim, UI Diversity Ambassador

"Being able to travel to an idyllic glacial lake in an afternoon is one of the many advantages of being able to study abroad in Freiburg."
 ~ Roman Ebert, on the Academic Year in Freiburg program

Upcoming Events
Discover Study Abroad Sessions
If you haven't been to a Discover Study Abroad Session to learn the basics, you should! Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. & Fridays at 11 a.m. in 1117 UCC .
Academic Year in Freiburg Info Session
If you ever wanted to live in Germany while taking classes with both local and international students, check out this program! November 5 & 6
Coloring the World: LGBTQ+ Students Abroad
Come hear from LGBTQ+ students who have study abroad experience, and learn about other relevant resources and opportunities. November 12
Stanley Awards for International Research Info Session
If you want to take your research abroad, consider applying for a Stanley Award for International Research. November 19
PRUE Summer Intensive Russian Program Info Session
Earn 8 s.h. of credit that can be applied toward a Russian major or minor as you spend seven weeks on this faculty-led program immersing yourself in Russian culture with other local and international students. December 6
Featured Programs and Resources
IES Abroad Internships
If you ever thought about getting work experience over the summer while spending time abroad, check out IES Abroad. You'll be truly immersed with locals as you pick up critical job skills in your field of choice.

Duration: 9 weeks (summer)
Application deadline: January 28, 2020.

Iowa at Oxford - Exeter College Summer Program
Earn 6 s.h. while studying at the oldest university in the English-speaking world! Courses have been designed to allow you to work both towards your UI degree requirements and to try something new.

Duration: 6 weeks (summer)
Application deadline: March 4, 2020

UI study abroad alum is now helping Iowa refugees
From studying in China to teaching English in Taiwan, Brett Burk's study abroad experiences led him to a career where he helps others help themselves.

Greece: Origins of Humanistic Counseling
This faculty-led program will guide you through the origins of humanistic counseling while physically exploring the history, culture, and landscape of Greece. Any major can apply.

Duration: 12 days (summer)
Application deadline: early February, 2020

International Programs provides scholarships, guidance, and support for international students in the University of Iowa community, as well as assistance for UI students studying abroad.  You can continue to support globally oriented programs and resources by contributing to International Programs.   For more information, please contact the UI Center for Advancement at 800.648.6973 .