Explore other cultures and discover yourself

St. Edward's offers you more than 1000 study abroad options in more than 90 countries. These programs provide excellent preparation for careers where a strong international perspective is appreciated and valued.

At St. Edward's, you'll have the chance to participate in an intensive 10-day mission project, study abroad for a semester or even attend universities in multiple countries while earning your degree. We will work with you throughout your time here to ensure that you achieve your academic goals while benefitting from a deeper understanding of the people and the world around you.

Make global destinations part of your education.

Study Abroad Opportunities

St. Edward's encourages students to study abroad through our international partner universities, service-learning courses and faculty-led field opportunities. Explore new ideas and cultures while studying abroad for a summer, a semester or an entire year. Or participate in an international internship. You'll gain career skills that give you an advantage in a global market.

Faculty-Led Trips Abroad

Students participate in faculty-led trips, which focus on different areas of study. Recently, Photocommunications students traveled to Beppu, Japan, under the guidance of their professor, and put their cameras to work documenting a topic of their choosing. View narrated slideshows of four students presenting their favorite photos and describing their experiences in Japan. 

International Service Experiences

See how St. Edward's University students are making a difference in communities around the world. Immersion Experience programs in India, Peru, Canada and Uganda enable students to live, learn and serve in communities with special challenges and participate in unique opportunities to impact the lives of others.

Students Share Favorite Destinations (PDF)

Who needs store-bought travel guides when you have globetrotting St. Edward's University students sharing tips from their favorite spots around the world? Get the inside scoop on where to go, things to do, what to eat and how to relax in places like Paris, Buenos Aires, Geneva, Amman and Hangzhou — advice you won't find in any guidebook.

The Bill Munday School of Business Global Programs

The Bill Munday School of Business offers study abroad programs that prepare future business leaders and entrepreneurs for a global market. For example, a Seminar in Foreign Business course takes students to another country to experience and research its culture and economy. While there, they create and present a real business plan for a company.

Parents' Guide to Study Abroad (PDF)

Get a parent's perspective on the study abroad program at St. Edward's. Our guide gives tips, answers questions and explains the multiple benefits experienced by students who study abroad, including personal growth, academic enrichment and a professional advantage with employers who value international experience. Download the guide.  English (PDF)  Spanish (PDF)