International Programs Office

Study Abroad Programs

There are three types of programs available to ISU students:

ISU Partner Universities

Studying at an ISU partner institution guarantees that all credits earned there will transfer back to ISU and that the student can utilize ISU financial aid and ISU scholarships at the host institution if tuition is paid to ISU during the exchange.

ISU has agreements for students to study abroad at the following institutions:

England:  The University of Plymouth, Plymouth

Faculty of Arts and Education. Study in one of England's most beautiful and historic areas. Ideal for English, History, and American Studies students. Pay ISU tuition.  Pay room and board in England.
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Germany:  Paderborn University, Paderborn

German language suggested, but not required. One-month intensive German language program included in the course fees! 3 month intensive language course available (about 200 euros) from January-March before the beginning of the summer term in April. That's like 2 semesters of study for the price of 1! There are many classes in business offered in English. Study science, education, the arts and more.  Pay ISU tuition.  Pay room and board in Germany.
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Japan:  Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka

Asian studies program with other classes in English. Two semesters of Japanese study required. Pay ISU tuition and ISU room and board, Plan 1. Choose to live with a family or in the residence halls for the same price.
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Mexico:  ITESO University, Guadalajara

Study in the beautiful city of Guadalajara in Idaho’s sister state of Jalisco. Take the ISU equivalent of Spanish 101,102, 201, or 202 there and add some culture courses in English! Or take courses in Spanish in business, education, communication, engineering, social sciences, international relations, and more if you have at least 3 years of college Spanish language proficiency.
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Morocco:  Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane

Study Intensive Arabic on any level in the summer at a great price. See http://www.aui.ma/VPAA/shss/aranas/shss-aranas-home.htm
Or go for a semester or a year and take any level of Arabic as a Foreign Language during any semester paired with other courses in English.
Great business program, humanities, social sciences, and engineering courses available in English!
For the semester/year program, pay ISU tuition and ISU room and board, Plan 1.
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France:  University of Burgundy, Auxerre

This branch campus of the University of Burgundy (Dijon) is located in the charming small city of Auxerre about 1 1/2 hour by train from Paris. It offers ISU students an excellent business curriculum with a number of courses taught in English but also a fine engineering curriculum. The university also offers 2 French as foreign language courses to its exchange students every semester. The Auxerre business department offers students who are already fluent in French on a functional level a wide variety of internships throughout Burgundy! Any major may apply to be placed in an internship! Pay ISU tuition and room and board in France. Host family program available.
More Information:
http://iut.exchange.free.fr/
http://iutdijon.u-bourgogne.fr/internet/www/page.php?pid=157

Spain:  The University of Valencia, Valencia

Six semesters of Spanish required for academic study. Intensive language study available for students with four semesters of Spanish. Liberal Arts, Sciences, Health Professions, Education Study in one of Spain's most beautiful coastal cities. Pay ISU tuition.  Pay room and board in Spain.
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Spain:  The Politecnica University of Valencia, Valencia

Six semesters of Spanish required. Engineering, Business, Communications, Fine Arts and Physical/Natural Sciences. Substantial number of courses available in English. Study in one of Spain's most beautiful coastal cities . Pay ISU tuition.  Pay room and board in Spain.
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Sweden: Umea University

Study in English! Business, CS, CIS, Economics, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Physical and Natural Sciences, Swedish language. Study in a welcoming environment and meet students from all over the world in lovely Sweden. Pay ISU tuition. Pay room and board in Sweden.
More Information:
http://www.umu.se/international_office/

Uruguay:  Universidad ORT, Montevideo

Five semesters of Spanish required. Business students only. Study in one of Latin America's most exciting cities! Pay ISU tuition.  Pay room and board in Uruguay.
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Affiliate Programs

Since ISU is an affiliate to the programs listed below, credit transfer back to ISU is guaranteed and ISU financial aid can be utilized. Scholarships at ISU cannot be utilized since tuition is paid to the program provider and/or host institution.

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad

Programs for all academic areas. Semester/year, Summer, Internships and Degree Programs in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, and Europe.

CIEE Council on International Educational Exchange

Choose from 40 countries and over 40 subject areas of study. Some service learning opportunities.

IFSA-Butler

Institute for Study Abroad-Butler University--Latin America including Cuba, the UK,  Australia and New Zealand.  A limited number of scholarships is available to qualified ISU students!

International Student Exchange Program

Only ISEP Direct available.

KCP International, Tokyo

Intensive Japanese language and culture study only. No Japanese required, but two semesters are recommended. Pay fees as listed on KCP's web site. Host family option available!

SIT Study Abroad Programs

SIT offers study abroad programs for undergraduate students in over 50 countries. Programs are structured around a theme.

Third Party Providers

ISU students can access hundreds of programs by searching the following websites. Students joining one of these programs will be able to use ISU financial aid as long as the program is accredited . See the IPO Study Abroad advisor for more guidance!

IIE Passport to Education Abroad!

Study Abroad.com

EF College Study Tours