Choosing a Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad will broaden your horizons and give you a new perspective on life. You might even learn a new language.

Find the right study abroad program for you.


Summer Study Abroad Programs

A summer study abroad program may be the most convenient way for a college student to learn a language or take coursework overseas for college credit.

Why Study Abroad?

The benefits of a summer adventure are very real. The opportunity to reinvent yourself, to discover that you are capable of so much.

Study Abroad: What Do You Want to Do?

Various test prep options available, pick one based on your own learning style: online, classroom, private tutoring.

Student Safety Abroad

Please make it: It's important to get down to the practical nitty–gritty when you’re studying abroad. After all, you want your time away to full of fun and adventure, not stress and anxiety.

The Gap Year Experience: A Life-Changing Opportunity

A gap year is a year spent taking time off between life stages. Popular option, it provides time for traveling, volunteering, learning a new language.

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Columbia University Summer Sessions

Don't miss your chance to achieve your goals this summer. Whether you're looking to enhance your academic credentials or make advancements in your career, Columbia has a range of offerings available. Build a schedule that meets your academic and career goals, learn the fundamentals of business finance from Columbia Business School faculty, take courses offered by the School of the Arts, or focus your area of study with a Certificate or a CPA. Join us on campus or online June 28 - August 16. Secure your spot now—the June 1 deadline is fast approaching and spaces are filling up fast.

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Characteristics of Popular Study Abroad Programs

When researching popular study abroad programs, there are important factors to consider if you want an immersive experience that enhances your college degree and your career prospects.