Embrace another culture through a first-hand educational encounter for an extraordinary experience.

Through Notre Dame’s Office of International Programs, qualifying students can select from a diverse portfolio of semester and short-term study abroad opportunities around the globe.

Short-term programs led by Notre Dame faculty are available throughout the year. Most of these programs are one to two weeks in length and offer an academic credit option.

Benefits of Studying Abroad

  • Develop an international perspective and a sense of global responsibility.
  • Build intercultural and linguistic skills.
  • Gain lifelong international friendships.
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IIE's Generation Study Abroad Voices Video Challenge

Together with The New York Times in Education, IIE invited study abroad alumni to share their experiences through digital storytelling. NDMU students Cristina Barrios-Lopez '17, Merisa Hernandez '16, and Marguerite Linz '16, worked together to create a video showcasing how their service abroad experience in Peru gave them an edge and what impact it had on their lives and the world.

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Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad Initiative

Notre Dame of Maryland University is part of  the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more U.S. students gain international experience through study abroad programs.  

As a Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partner, NDMU students have access to special study abroad scholarships.

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Transform the World

Through our Service Abroad programs, you will have an opportunity to explore other cultures while continuing the University's mission of service.

Additional Resources

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Prepare to make sure your time abroad is a healthy and safe experience.

Find answers to your most commonly asked questions about studying abroad.

Our global partnerships allow Notre Dame to offer transformative educational opportunities.