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Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Study Abroad for a Global View

Studying abroad is an opportunity to explore your horizons and develop an understanding of the world. At Santa Clara, we offer study abroad programs for every major and on every continent except Antarctica. Each program is an opportunity to build a new sense of independence and confidence.


London Internship Imparts Global Insight

“I had never been away from home or my family for more than two weeks, so studying abroad in London and being away for almost four months was a giant step for me personally. Intellectually, I learned so much about not only England and its people, but about the U.S. and how we as Americans are viewed by the rest of the world. London is a great hub to use to travel to other countries in Europe. Interning for a film PR company in London was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.” 
—Sarah Allbritten ’11 from Pleasanton, Calif.



Learn About Studying Abroad

Santa Clara encourages students to explore our world and to absorb and exercise a commitment to fostering social justice, sustainability, and compassion. You might learn about finance in Beijing or Renaissance painting in Florence. SCU students can travel to Thailand to gain new perspectives on public health issues or to Burkina Faso in West Africa to work in a village community library helping children learn to read.

Learn more on the Study Abroad website.

Engage with Different Cultures Worldwide

Approximately, one-third of SCU students study abroad for a quarter, semester, or short-term program. The Study Abroad program is open to all eligible students through a competitive selection process, with opportunities in more than 50 countries, including: