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Why Study Abroad?
Studying abroad is often described by students as the most enriching, formative and exciting experience of their college careers. You’ll have the opportunity to:
  • Travel and explore other countries
  • Learn about another culture first-hand to expand your world view
  • Experience personal growth in response to living, adapting, and functioning in another culture
  • Be challenged in your faith as you learn what it means to live it out in an unfamiliar setting
  • Make friends from around the world
  • Gain an international perspective and develop skills
  • Become more conscious of yourself and cultural perspectives
  • Break out of your academic routine – take a chance by challenging yourself
  • Learn a language through immersion
Eligibility*
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Be in good academic and disciplinary standing at Concordia.
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Not have an outstanding balance or financial obligations to Concordia before going abroad.
  • For semester or year-long programs, must be at least a sophomore standing at the time of participation, and be enrolled at Concordia full time (at least 12 credits) for the preceding semester.
*Many programs have additional eligibility requirements. See program brochures for details.

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Set an appointment by sending us a message and click to request an appointment, or fill out an advising application for each specific program.                           

After you've chosen the program you want to join, click the Apply button on the program page and follow the program instructions. Applications are processed on a rolling basis.