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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:

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Opportunities
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. Customized programs are also offered by the Career Center and include international internships abroad for credit.
 
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. 
 
Find your own program using an online directory, such as GoAbroad.com or StudyAbroad.com.  Alternatively, you may choose to direct enroll in a university abroad.  Either way, you'll pay tuition, housing, and other fees directly to the university or program provider.  Once you've found a program, you'll need to complete an application for both Education Abroad and the program provider.
 
Are you interested in gaining professional experience in a global setting?  Browse international internship opportunities using an online resource, such as The Intern Group, GoAbroad.com, StudyAbroad.com, or Goinglobal.com.  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.
 
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.