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Study Abroad

Have you ever wondered what America or American culture looks like from another country's perspective? One of the best ways to learn more about yourself and the world around you is to live overseas! As a U-M student, you have free access to many of the best resources available for arranging studies, work, internships, and volunteering overseas.

Study Abroad

With careful planning, nearly every student can fit study abroad into a four-year undergraduate program. Offering more than 80 programs in 41 countries, the International Center, and Global Michigan are good places to start your journey. Looking for something more short-term? Check out the Center for Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS).

Travel Abroad

Even if you’re just planning to take a vacation to another country, the university offers a range of resources for planning affordable and safe trips.

Work, Intern or Volunteer Abroad

The Overseas Opportunities Office is the university’s clearinghouse for information about the countless programs available to anyone who wants to experience life in another country. Whether you’re looking for an unforgettable summer experience or a postgraduation adventure, this is the place to start your research. Comprehensive information is available. Even if you’re still in the daydreaming stages, you can benefit from attending various workshops and special events that are advertised through this unit. (Check out the Events and Deadlines Calendar for specifics.)

To receive a weekly e-mail with information about new international opportunities and approaching deadlines, send an email to

Want to take classes overseas that will count toward your AMCULT requirements?

Make an appointment with an advisor to discuss your options. Please note: American Culture does not typically offer advising over the summer months. If you need an appointment during this time, pleasee-mail the undergraduate program coordinator.