Whether you’re looking for a South American, Asian, or European adventure, USF’s partner universities across the globe make studying abroad a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity not to be missed.
 
USF’s partner universities are located in South America, Europe and Asia and offer study abroad opportunities in fall, spring and summer. Find the country you most want to travel to and explore the opportunities our university partners and affiliates offer. All of the destinations listed offer a full load of courses in English with the exception of Avila, Spain and the summer language immersion programs.
 

 

Learn more about International Programs in the following Countries:

 
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Medical University of Graz
Graz, Austria
  • Semester: Summer, Joliet (even years) & Graz (odd years) (3-4 credits)
  • Courses: Nursing, Social Work, Biology, Health-related courses
  • Housing: Shared student apartments; host university helps with arrangements
  • Suggested Time to Go: Junior or senior year, possibly sophomore year
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition (3 credit hours) + travel and housing; USF financial aid applies
 
ICISP – Salzburg College
Salzburg, Austria
  • Semester: Fall, Spring (12-15 credits); Summer (4 weeks, 6 credits)
  • Courses: German, Understanding Austria, Gen Ed Electives
  • Housing: Included and arranged by ICISP
  • Suggested Time to Go: Sophomore year for full semester; any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel; USF financial aid applies

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Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná Brazil
Curitiba, Brazil
  • Semester: Fall or Spring (12-15 credits)
  • Courses: Sport, Recreation and Tourism, Environmental Biology, Business, Mass Communication, Portuguese Language
  • Housing: Homestays or shared student apartments
  • Suggested Time to Go: Junior or senior year
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel + housing, USF financial aid applies
  • Only 2 USF students accepted per year

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ICISP – Xi’an International University
Xi’an, China
  • Semester: Fall (12-13 credits)
  • Courses: History of Chinese Culture & Society, Chinese Literature & Art, Chinese Language, Gen Ed Electives
  • Housing: Included and arranged by ICISP
  • Suggested Time to Go: Sophomore or junior year
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies

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ICISP – Costa Rican Language Academy
San José, Costa Rica
  • Semester: Summer only (4 week immersion, 6 credits)
  • Courses: Spanish language, Culture & Civilization of Costa Rica
  • Housing: Included and arranged by ICISP
  • Suggested Time to Go: Any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel; USF financial aid applies

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ICISP – Canterbury Christ Church University
Canterbury, England
  • Semester: Fall, spring (12-15 credits)
  • Courses: Modern Britain, British History, British
  • Literature, GenEd Electives
  • Housing: Included and arranged by ICISP
  • Suggested Time to Go: Sophomore or junior year
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies

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ICISP – Centre Internationale d’Études Françaises
Dijon, France
  • Semester: Summer only (4 week immersion, 6 credits)
  • Courses: French language, Western Humanities
  • Housing: Included and arranged by ICISP
  • Suggested Time to Go: Any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies
Normandy School of Management
Normandy, France (Caen, Le Havre, Deauville)
  • Semester: Fall, Spring (12-15 credits);
  • Summer GoForEurope (4 countries, 4 weeks, 6 credits)
  • Courses: Business, Management, Logistics, International Business, French language, Multi-Country Summer Business Program (GoForEurope)
  • Housing: Shared student apartment, host university helps with arrangements
  • Suggested Time to Go: Junior or senior year; any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel & housing; USF financial aid applies
  • Only 2 USF students accepted per year

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ICISP – English and Foreign Language University
Hyderabad, India
  • Semester: Summer only (4 weeks immersion, 6 credits)
  • Courses: Indian life, culture, history
  • Housing: Included and arranged by ICISP
  • Suggest Time to Go: Any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies

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ICISP – Carlow College
Carlow, Ireland
  • Semester: Fall, Spring (12-15 credits)
  • Courses: Irish Experience, Gen Ed Electives, many upper level course offerings in Social Science, Political Science, Communication/Media, English, History, Philosophy, Theology
  • Housing: Included and arranged by ICISP
  • Suggested Time to Go: Sophomore, junior, or senior yr.
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies

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Universidad Católica Santa Teresa de Jesús de Ávila
Avila, Spain
  • Semester: Fall, Spring (12-15 credits); Summer Language & Culture (2 or 4 weeks; 3 credits)
  • Courses: Spanish Language & Literature, Nursing, Business, Biology, Education
  • Housing: Shared student apartments; host university helps with arrangements
  • Suggest Time to Go: Junior or senior year, any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies
  • Only 2 USF students admitted per year
  • Must be fluent in Spanish for Fall/Spring Semesters
Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia
Murcia, Spain
  • Semester: Fall, Spring (12-15 credits); Summer Language &
  • Culture (2 or 3 weeks; 3 credits)
  • Courses: Spanish Language and Literature, International Business, Nursing, Education, Communication, Journalism, Computer Science
  • Housing: Shared student residence halls or apartments
  • Suggest Time to Go: Junior or senior year, any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies
  • Only 2 USF students admitted per year
ICISP – International College of Seville
Seville, Spain
  • Semester: Fall, Spring (12-15 credits); Summer (4 weeks; 6 credits)
  • Courses: Spanish language, Spanish Culture & Society,Gen Ed Electives
  • Housing: Home stay included and arranged by ICISP
  • (21 meals/week and laundry)
  • Suggest Time to Go: Sophomore or junior year; any summer
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies

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Kristianstad University
Kristianstad, Sweden
  • Semester: Spring (12-15 credits) (note: Fall semester might be possible, but it goes through January and might interfere with the Spring semester)
  • Courses: Nursing, International Business, Biology, Environmental Science, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Housing: Shared student apartment, host university helps with arrangements
  • Suggest Time to Go: Sophomore, junior, or senior semester
  • Approximate Cost: USF tuition + travel, USF financial aid applies
  • Only 2 USF students admitted per year
 

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Learn More About Studying Abroad

Drop by the International Suite, Motherhouse second floor, or email Internationalprograms@stfrancis.edu to learn more about any of our study abroad opportunities or partner universities. Other study abroad destinations are also available, but may not qualify for the same USF financial aid.

Study Abroad Application Materials

Application materials are coming soon, contact Angie Maffeo at amaffeo@stfrancis.edu for details.

Outside Study Abroad Scholarship Resources

There are numerous scholarships available for students who want to study abroad! Please take some time to review the scholarships below to find out which scholarships you are eligible to apply for. Please contact Maureen Stephan at mstephan@stfrancis.edu if you have any questions or need assistance completing your scholarship application.

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Additional Study Abroad Resources