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Welcome to the NIU Study Abroad Office

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Why Study Abroad?

More and more companies are realizing that they need people with experiences around the world and sensitivity to different cultures. To be successful personally, intellectually and professionally, students must become global citizens. Study abroad is one of the best ways for students to gain the experiences and skills needed to become a global citizen. Regardless of the reason, students who study abroad have experiences that set them apart from their peers and make them more marketable during a job search. Find out what studying abroad can do for you.

 Immerse yourself in a new culture. Learn marketable job skills. Experience the world. Browse the website to find out about the hundreds of programs that await.  Remember that your best resource for knowledge on study-abroad opportunities is our staff. Please stop by our office or request an advising appointment.  


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