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Valparaiso University Office of International Programs Study Abroad

Study abroad will allow you to earn credits and make progress toward your degree while participating in a cross-cultural learning experience. Programs vary greatly in structure, length, and benefits. Deciding to study abroad can be exciting and overwhelming and even a little scary. Click on programs above to get started browsing available program information. Study Abroad staff are always here to help you as you consider your options. You can always reach out with any questions, or schedule an appointment to talk through everything.

PLEASE NOTE:  You must start an application in order to log into the site (see instructions below).
To start an application:    Search for your program of interest
    Click on the program page
    Click the "Apply Now" button near the top of the program page

It will prompt you to create a log-in. Be sure to create a log-in you will remember. If you need to log into an application already in-progress, use the log-in button at the top using the log-in you created originally.

Program Information for Spring/Spring Break 2017

All program content was taken down for maintenance. Content will start coming live again mid July with tentatively all Spring & Spring Break 2017 programs available and applications open by the end of July. If you are seeking program information in the interim, please contact the Study Abroad team (, call 219-464-5333, or visit the Gandhi-King Center) who will be able to assist you. We appreciate your patience.

Fall 2016 Study Abroad Fair

The Study Abroad Fair is a great place to learn about everything study abroad. This includes available programs, the study abroad and application process, cost and funding, and more. There are two fairs at the beginning of each semester at VU. The Fall fair features Spring and Spring Break programs. The Spring fair will feature Fall, Academic Year and Summer programs.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
10 am – 3 pm
Christopher Center Community Room

Non-Valpo Sponsored Programs

Looking to participate in a Non-Valpo sponsored program? Click here to view more information about that process and begin an application.