Explore Study Abroad Programs

UC offers flexible programs abroad that last for one week, a summer, a semester, or even an entire year. There's something for everyone! But before you go, take a look at our programs, attend an information session, and check out the many ways you can study or work abroad.


Study Abroad Information Sessions

Want to learn more about study abroad?  This is your first step.  

We will cover program options, costs and scholarship information as well as connect you with your assigned study abroad advisor.  

  • Wednesday 11 a.m. in Swift 709
  • Wednesday 2 p.m. in Swift 709

Remote Walk-In Hours

Can't make the info sessions or prefer a remote option?  Our advisors are available for introductory advising via WebEx on a first-come, first-served basis. 

  • Monday 1 - 3 p.m. ​​​​​​​
  • Thursday 1 - 3 p.m.

Join the walk-in hours queue.


Student Experiences

UC International frequently shares student experiences on our social media accounts. Follow us there to hear from other University of Cincinnati #BearcatsAbroad!

Ilma Alfadila stands in front of a bridge in Sydney, Australia during her study abroad with the University of Cincinnati.
Studying abroad is really not as difficult or expensive as it seems! UC International provided me with a lot of help. If I was able to make it work, anyone can.

Ilma Alfadila College of Engineering


Types of Study Abroad Programs

There are many different ways to study abroad. Do you want practical work experience? Can you only go during breaks? Do you want to stretch your dollar the furthest it can go?

Think about your goals and needs, and pick a program that works best for you. If you have trouble deciding, head to an information session or contact us for advising.

Faculty-led programs are our most popular. They're short and fit well into a busy academic schedule.

  • Organized and led by UC faculty, typically lasting 1-6 weeks. 
  • Typically earns UC credit attached to a course. 
  • Programs change from year to year.

Exchange programs are long term programs where you study at an institution where UC has a formal partnership in place.

  • All UC students pay UC in-state tuition
  • Receive transfer credit on a pass/fail basis which does not affect GPA

Take your co-op to the next level by going abroad. A variety of experiences are available through the office of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education. Students can also explore individual options with their co-op advisor or UC International.

UC partners with several external organizations to broaden opportunities to students. Many students study abroad with UC's preferred partner, the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC).