Study Abroad: A Passport to Discovery
If you’re interested in perfecting a foreign language, seeing for yourself what you read about in your ancient Greek civilization class or just getting out of your comfort zone and experiencing a new world, explore the more than 650 study abroad programs offered through The University of Texas at Austin.
The university offers one of the largest and most active study abroad programs in the country, and all undergraduates are encouraged to participate in a study abroad program during their time at the university.
It’s no surprise that the university is among the top three universities in the nation in the number of students participating in study abroad.
Top study abroad destinations for UT Austin students
- United Kingdom
Source: UT Austin Study Abroad Office
More about Studying Abroad
Student stories and insight
Read “Abroadly Speaking,” an online magazine from students who have studied abroad while at UT Austin.
Applying for study abroad programs
Interested in studying abroad at some point during your time at UT Austin? You should first attend one of the Study Abroad Office’s scheduled general information sessions once you are enrolled and then meet with a Study Abroad advisor assigned to the country you want to visit.
Types of programs
There are five types of study abroad programs: UT Austin faculty-led programs, UT Austin exchanges, programs affiliated with UT Austin, independent study and research, and non-UT Austin programs.
Special programs for Business, Natural Sciences and Engineering
Paying for study abroad
About half of the UT Austin students who study abroad on official university programs use some form of financial aid to cover their program costs. Learn about your options for paying for study abroad using financial aid and scholarships.
Study abroad through the eyes of UT Austin students
Explore Argentina, China, the Czech Republic, Israel, Japan, Mexico and Tanzania through the eyes of seven UT Austin students.
Photo courtesy of Brian Smiley (Finance major from Austin, Texas) taken in the Antarctic Peninsula near Ushuaia, Argentina, during a study abroad exchange program.