October 2019
London internship moves Deja Williams closer to her dream career
Meet Deja Williams - aspiring music journalist and a senior here at the UI. She describes her summer internship with IES as “the greatest adventure of my life.” Williams recently interned at a music management firm in England. Read more.
UI Study Abroad advisors can help you find funding
Last year over $800,000 in scholarships was awarded through the assistance of the Study Abroad office. Ask an advisor about scholarships you may be eligible for.
Featured Scholarship

UI Study Abroad Need-based Grants
If you are a UI degree-seeking student who qualifies for financial aid, consider applying for this grant. Grants range from $250-$3,000 depending on the session.

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Student Voices
Talk to someone who has been in your shoes!
The Study Abroad office has peer advisors who can give you advice and help you narrow down your study abroad options. Meet them and see how they can help you!
First-generation music major says it is absolutely possible to go abroad
Teddy Van Winkle thought financial constraints would keep him from going abroad. But after learning about opportunities from the Study Abroad office, he says anyone can make it happen.
Upcoming Events
Discover Study Abroad Sessions
If you haven't been to a Discover Study Abroad Session to learn the basics, check it out! Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. & Fridays at 11 a.m. in 1117 UCC .
Diversity Abroad Passport Tour
Learn about Diversity Abroad ’s scholarships, free student resources, and discuss identity-related concerns. October 2 from 5-6 p.m. in 2750 UCC Learn more.
Greece Program Info Session
Get details on "Ancient Perspectives, Modern Eyes," a faculty-led summer program specifically designed for Honors students. October 3 at 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. in 44 BHC . Learn more.
Global Health Studies Opportunities
Come hear students talk about their experiences with internships, study abroad, and research in global health studies. October 22 from 5-6:30 p.m. in 2520D UCC . Learn more.
Stanley Research Award Info Session
If you want to take your research abroad, consider applying for a Stanley Award for International Research. October 28 from 5:30-7 p.m. in 1117 UCC . Learn more.
Featured Programs and Resources
TEAN South Korea: Korea University

Study in Seoul, the vibrant capital of Korea, and earn up to 9 s.h. of credit. Take some GenEds or learn Korean! Visit program website

Duration : 4-6 weeks (summer)

Hungry for more? See Study Abroad Correspondent Taylor Wertheim's blog posts from her time in Korea.
The Iowa Hispanic Institute

If you're a Spanish major or minor, think about going on this program to enhance your language abilities and learn about Spanish culture. Visit program website

Duration : 6 weeks (summer)

If you want to know what it's like to live in Spain, read from the experiences of Study Abroad Correspondent Abbygale Willging.
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 .