Why study abroad?
- Develop new perspectives on academic subjects and real-world issues
When you study abroad the world becomes your classroom; everyday presents a new learning opportunity to see things in a new way.
- Enhance employment opportunities
Employers see students who have studied abroad as self-motivated, independent, willing to take on challenges, and able to cope with a variety of problems and situations. Globalization is changing the way the world works, and employers are increasingly looking for workers who have cross-cultural competence.
- Learn about yourself
Discover new strengths, conquer new obstacles, solve new problems.
- It's fun
Make friends from all over the world while learning about another culture first-hand.
Celebrate International Education Week at UMassD!
- Join one of the many offices on campus celebrating International Education Week by participating in one of the may activities being offered. A complete list of activities is available here.