September 2020
It's almost here!
The University of Iowa Virtual Study Abroad Fair is happening next week! You'll be entered into a $250 scholarship drawing just for participating.
Fund your international pursuits
Are you interested in the possibility of international study, research, or teaching? Join International Programs for our International Scholarships and Fellowships Open House. September 21 Learn more
Are you or someone you know deeply engaged in international education on campus or abroad?
Consider nominating yourself or another student you know for the Global Student Award. Deadline October 2 Learn more
Deadlines approaching for virtual UI faculty-led travel programs
Join UI faculty and partners abroad this winter on unique programs offered only through the University of Iowa! September deadlines. Learn more
Got general study abroad questions?
Check out our new FAQ page for the answers to some commonly asked questions about study abroad. Learn more
UI study abroad alumna shares career lessons

As a market systems advisor in the aid sector, Karri Goeldner Byrne has led economic programming in areas impacted by natural disasters or conflict around the globe, including Bosnia, Somalia, Afghanistan, and Ethiopia. Learn more
Eight Hawkeyes win Gilman Scholarships

The Gilman Scholarship is giving these students the opportunity to better understand other cultures, countries, languages, and economies. Learn more
Upcoming Events
Pandemic, State & Society
Hear first-hand experiences about the pandemic in Asia and how it has impacted certain communities over others. September 18 and 25
Virtual Discover Study Abroad sessions
If you haven't been to a Discover Study Abroad session to learn the basics, you should! They are conducted through Zoom every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. and Friday at 11:00 a.m.
International Programs (IP) provides guidance and support for international students in the University of Iowa community, as well as scholarships and assistance for UI students who wish to study abroad. IP also provides funding opportunities for UI faculty engaged in international research. You can continue to support globally oriented programs and resources by contributing to International Programs. For more information, please contact Jeff Liebermann in the UI Center for Advancement at or 800.648.6973.