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

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.

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Semester in Genoa

Go abroad as a first or second year in college!


•   Financially accessible, including fully equipped apartments, 24/7 access to FIU study center, beginning and ending group meals, some field trips and activities with instructors.

 •   Genoa is a beautiful and complex city on the Mediterranean Sea with small coastal towns to the east and west (the beaches of the Italian Riviera!) and mountains behind (great hikes!).

 •   Immerse yourself in everyday life in a unique Italian city with a distinct local culture and cuisine; shop for fresh food in small, local shops and covered markets, and you can walk everywhere.


 •   15-credit semester to stay on track: 3 UCC courses taught in English by young, qualified Italian instructors for a different perspective, plus 2 online FIU courses (student’s choice).

 •   Easy train connections to Italian cities (Milan, Turin, Florence and Rome) and nearby towns (like the Cinque Terre and Portofino), as well as low-cost flights to cities in Europe.


Any questions, please contact Wendy Bravo (Program Coordinator) at 

Faculty-Led Programs Available

Hospitality in Prague 

December 15-23, 2024

This Study Abroad Program in the Czech Republic promises an enriching blend of academia, adventure, and cultural immersion. Embark on an unforgettable educational journey exploring the rich history, culture, and stunning landscapes of Prague.  Various segments of the business of hospitality and travel in this course include film tourism, entertainment, dark tourism, sustainability, food, and beverage innovation.

Immerse yourself and gain a better understanding of heritage tourism at Prague Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Christmas Village cultural traditions at the Old Town Square. Expand your horizons, make lifelong memories, and develop a profound appreciation for learning and understanding hospitality and tourism in Prague. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of a transformative educational journey in the Czech Republic. Apply now and let the Czech Republic's timeless allure captivate your heart and mind.

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Cultural Communications in Greece 

February 21- March 2, 2025

Embarking on a 10-day study abroad program in Greece offers a unique blend of cultural exploration and strategic communication immersion. While the focus remains on understanding the strategic communication sector in Greece, students will also gain an understanding ancient Greek civilization through archaeological sites, monuments, and museums in Athens, Nafplion, Olympia, and Delphi. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with strategic communication agencies, gaining firsthand insights into how modern communication strategies intersect with historical narratives. By combining visits to historic monuments with discussions on contemporary communication tactics, the program provides a comprehensive understanding of both ancient and modern Greek culture. Through thisinterdisciplinary approach, participants will not only uncover the depths of ancient history but also gain valuable insights into strategic communication practices in a global context.


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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

  • 228 We 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 5 locations 2016-2024

  • Spain
  • Italy
  • France
  • Japan
  • United Kingdom