Why Study Abroad is Right for You

Programs to fit your major and schedule

In addition to the many programs UB offers, dozens directed by our faculty, you can choose from hundreds of programs offered by other SUNY campuses available all across the world.

Hallstatter See, Austria
Photo: Tyler Sleap

Enhance your education

Studying abroad adds to your UB education through courses, research and learning environments not available at UB.

Archaeological dig, Turkey
Photo: Peter Biehl, Archaeology

You can afford it!

Study abroad isn’t as expensive as you think; costs can be comparable to studying at UB, and they can be defrayed by one of our many scholarships.

Edinburgh, Scotland
Photo: Zachary Barkin, Architecture

Get ahead with study abroad

Studying abroad gives you a real edge and makes your resume stand out.

Sahara Desert, Morocco
Photo: Julie Ficarra, International Studies

Navigate the world

Studying abroad is one of the best ways to acquire global awareness and cross-cultural skills, essential tools for the global century.

International Christian University, Japan
Photo: Linda Huang, Business

Learn Another Language

There is no better way to gain fluency in a language than through an immersion experience abroad.

Shanghai, China
Photo: Benny K. Higo, Communication

Be career-ready with study abroad

Employers and graduate schools recognize the benefits of study abroad in preparing students for advanced study and careers in the global economy.

Rabat, Morocco
Photo: Zakaria Boucetta, Architecture

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