Study Abroad

Welcome to Study Abroad! 

Our mission is to provide UMass Boston students with worldwide study abroad opportunities and to make it possible for our students to learn, explore, and experience studying abroad.

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Featured Scholarship: Fullbright-Hays Scholarship: Chinese Language Immersion Program

Dates: 1/9/2019 - 7/7/2019 

Deadline to apply: 9/15/2018

About the program: This project will allow 8 college students from UMass Boston and other universities in America to participate in a funded language immersion program in China. This program will provide participants the opportunity to study Chinese language and culture at Shaanxi Normal University and to participate in an internship in Xi’an. The program runs from January 2019 to July 2019. Students should be at the intermediate-mid level of Chinese language proficiency in order to participate in academic studies, an internship, and a home-stay.

The program consists of: 

What is included: 

Who should apply? 

Full-time undergraduate and graduate students from UMass Boston and other U.S. higher education institutes are welcome to apply for this project. Applicant needs to reach Chinese proficiency at intermediate mid-level. Applicant is required to be an American citizen, or permanent resident. 

To apply (deadline September 15, 2018):

For more information, please see the Fulbright-Hays China full immersion program brochure here

Study Abroad staff can help you find out what program is best for you academically and personally, and guide and support you through the entire application process and beyond.

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There are numerous attractive and affordable opportunities for UMass Boston students to study abroad at over 30 programs in 17 countries in Asia, Europe, Middle East, South and North America, Australia, and Africa. Students participating in reciprocal exchange programs at a partner university, pay UMass Boston tuition and fees to attend the host institution abroad. Students can also study abroad worldwide with the approved study abroad providers. We look forward assisting you!

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UMass Boston is among the four institution recipients of the 2016 "Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization" by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.


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