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STUDY ABROAD FRONTIER

As a Liberal Arts major, you have access to a large and diverse portfolio of study abroad opportunities in over 75 countries around the globe. These programs will let you the chance to explore another culture, discover new ideas, and view the world through a different lens. Whether your next step is graduate school or career, the study abroad Frontier will help you develop critical skills essential in today’s ever-changing and interconnected world. From four-week Maymesters to year-long exchange programs, your options are virtually endless.

Liberal Arts Maymesters

Liberal Arts maymesters are four-week long study abroad programs that give you access to a UT Austin course, taught by a UT Austin professor, in various locations around the globe. Maymesters run from late May to late June and are a simple and accessible way to incorporate study abroad into your education.

Liberal Arts Faculty Led Programs

Liberal Arts Faculty Led Programs are six- to eight-week summer study abroad programs designed specifically for UT Austin students.  Program participants generally take a six-credit combination of a UT Austin and foreign coursework. 

Affiliate and Exchange Programs

The College of Liberal Arts and the UT Study Abroad Office partner with universities and non-profit organization around the world to provide our undergraduate students a diverse portfolio of summer, semester, and full year study abroad programs.  Exchange Programs offer Liberal Arts majors the opportunity to enroll directly at a foreign university and Affiliated Studies programs provide a supportive and structured environment for intensive language learning and cultural discovery.  Visit the UT Study Abroad Office website to search all available programs and learn more about study abroad at The University of Texas at Austin.

International Internships

An internship abroad can provide a rich, multifaceted experience for both your education and future career. Over 50 programs are offered at UT Austin and many are available in fall, spring or summer. Liberal Arts majors have interned around the world, from London to Singapore, working with parliaments, financial services and economic advisory groups, international think tanks, urban sustainability research institutes, green tech enterprises, social entrepreneurship and non-profits, schools, digital marketing firms, and more. Connect with the UT Study Abroad Office to learn more about opportunities available for you to engage with different cultures and global industry practices.  

How To Get Started

Meet with a peer advisor in the Study Abroad Office.

Attend a Study Abroad information session.

Make an appointment to meet with a Study Abroad Coordinator.

Students can also schedule an appointment online.

Upcoming Deadlines

Sunday, October 1, 2017 Spring 2018 Affiliated/Exchange Program Application Deadline
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Spring 2018 Maymester Program Application Deadline
Friday, December 1, 2017 Summer 2018 Faculty-Led Program Application Deadline
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Summer 2018 Affiliated/Exchange Program Application Deadline
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Fall 2018 Affiliated/Exchange Program Application Deadline

An Interview with Xavier Durham on Study Abroad 

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