There are a variety of factors to consider when choosing a study abroad program:
As you explore your study abroad options, you'll want to consider aspects of your identity and how these may be perceived and treated in the cultures you'll be spending time in. We encourage you to do some research into social norms, cultural mores, and local practices before your program begins. You'll want to participate as much as possible in the host culture and should be prepared for the experience, which can be both personally challenging and rewarding. Please consult the Identity and Diversity page for additional considerations.
Not every program offers the same academic opportunities. Therefore, it is important to consider your plan of study and your academic goals (take general education, major courses, or university-wide electives) for the semester. Be sure to consult the Snapshot and Academics tabs of the program page as you explore your options.