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FIU recognized with Simon Award for international education success 

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NAFSA, the world’s leading nonprofit association for international education, has awarded FIU the 2021 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, recognizing its efforts in making international education part of the university experience. The award distinguishes overall excellence in integrating international education throughout all facets of university and college campuses.

FIU News 

Important update – Spring 2021 & Summer A 2021

FIU has suspended all Education Abroad programs (including faculty-led, third-party, inbound and outbound exchanges, international service learning, alternative breaks, and internships) for the Spring 2021 and Summer A 2021. For up-to-date and accurate information, access the FIU Coronavirus page!

About the Education Abroad Office

The Office of Education Abroad is here to support you on your journey to global citizenship. We provide numerous opportunities to study abroad and experience the world through over 60 faculty-led programs, our international student exchange program, and our third-party providers. Each year over 1,000 Panthers study, research, or intern abroad in dozens of countries throughout the world. Are you ready?

  • Experience the world
  • Discover other communities
  • Becoming a global citizen

Join us in one of our unforgettable experiences!

FIU offers numerous program formats that encourage students to engage and gain hands-on experience across the globe. These programs represent the ideal progression from the universities global learning curriculum to expand on global competencies and promote the international mindset that leads students to professional success

  • 228We have approved over 200 faculty-led programs to 50+ countries led by over 50 professors in different concentrations since 2016.
  • 4.15KOver 4,000 students have studied abroad since 2016. Over 1,000 students study abroad annually.
  • 30+Third party providers that offer 5,000+ opportunities for our students.
  • 70+Exchange partners around the world. Since 2016 450+ students have participated in exchange programs.

Top 10 locations 2016-2019

  • Spain
  • Italy
  • France
  • Japan
  • United Kingdom
  • Portugal
  • China
  • Germany
  • Thailand
  • India