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 Ready to find a program? Browse program options on the Comets Abroad Portal using these search tools:
Interested in studying abroad and need help narrowing down your options?  You can search available programs based on several criteria using the Advanced Search Tool.
  • Location/Term:  Select specific cities, countries, or regions of interest to include in your search.  You can also narrow your results by term, including fall, spring, and/or summer semesters.
  • Instruction Language: Filter your options based on language of instruction.
  • Area of Study: Select one or more areas you would be interested in studying while abroad.  The resulting list will include programs that offer courses within that area of study.  Review the individual brochure or program website for more information about specific courses available. 
Use the interactive map search tool to explore programs in a particular region of the world.  You can zoom in to specific countries or cities and view an entire list of available programs.  Here's an example:

Map Search Example  
Use this interactive search tool to browse programs by key word(s), such as "Paris," "Engineering," or "Fall." The results will be listed in order of their relevance to the key word(s) you entered, and you can even save your favorite programs for later.
OpportunitiesCurious about the difference between program types? Expand the buttons below to learn more about each type of mobility.

Spend a semester at one of our partner institutions, while a student from the same institution comes to study at UT Dallas.  You'll pay tuition to UT Dallas and pay the host institution directly for room and board, books, and other fees.  The nomination process is competitive; plan to apply more than 6 months before the start of your exchange semester.  Click the links below to browse available programs:
Interested in studying abroad with an entire group of UT Dallas students?  Faculty-led programs are UT Dallas courses that include an international learning component.  Some programs have class meetings on campus throughout the semester with 7-10 days spent abroad, while others are taught entirely abroad over a 4-5 week period.
Spend a semester or summer studying abroad with a UTD-approved partner university or affiliated program provider.  You'll pay tuition, housing, and other fees directly to the program provider.  A wide variety of programs are available: You can study tropical marine biology in Australia, traditional medicine in China, renewable energy in Iceland, and more. 

*Students participating in an affiliated partner program not listed in the portal should apply here
While students are able to participate in non-affiliated study abroad programs, it is preferred for students to select affiliated partner programs.  Should you decide to participate in a non-affiliated program, you will be asked to provide the location and dates of your program as well as your justification for choosing it.
Are you interested in gaining professional experience in a global setting?  Browse international internship opportunities online through The Intern Group, Global Engagement Institute, Global Experiences, or  Once you've received an internship offer, you'll need to start an application in the Comets Abroad Portal and report your internship in Handshake
An independent study is academic work that typically occurs outside the regular classroom structure.  Students are responsible for identifying a UT Dallas professor to supervise their independent study course.

*JSOM students participating independently in community engagement, conferences or competitions abroad should apply here
Academic research includes any academic work that does not earn credit but is funded with scholarships or other UT Dallas funding.  Examples may include dissertation research, non-credit language immersion, or service learning opportunities.  Approval by the funding department is required as part of the application.