Getting started


There are many options of where and how to go abroad with CSB/SJU.

  • 18 Semester-long Programs (Australia, Austria, Chile, China, France, Germany, Greece and Italy, Guatemala, India, Ireland-Cork, Ireland-Dublin, Ireland-Galway, Japan, London, Northern Ireland, South Africa, and Spain)
  • Short-term Programs: CSB/SJU sponsors a large variety of short-term study abroad program options. Short term program types are summer, embedded, or global fellowship program. All these programs are for credit and take place over the academic year or summer and range from two to eight weeks in length. The programs change every year depending on faculty areas of interest.
  • Volunteer/Service-Learning Opportunities: Sponsored by the CSB/SJU Campus Ministry Offices.  These short-term international trips allow you to experience the country through service.
  • External Study Abroad: Students who wish to participate in a program not otherwise provided by CSB/SJU may apply independently through an external program. To get started, meet with a study abroad program manager to discuss your program and other academic matters.

Start Your Search:

Before You Go:

  • Explore in-depth your #1 program and have a plan B.
  • Schedule an individual advising session with a CGE staff member. 
  • Attend a Study Abroad 201 session to help you prepare your application and interview.
  • Apply to Study Abroad (Deadlines vary by program type).
  • Complete the interview process to be accepted to your program (required for Semester & Global Fellowships).
  • Attend all pre-departure orientation sessions.

While Abroad:

  • Network to build personal and professional connections for the future.
  • Make the most out of your experience by fully immersing yourself into the new cultures.

Upon Return:

  • Attend the Welcome Back Dinner
  • Become a Study Abroad Ambassador.
  • Reconnect with your Study Abroad and Journey groups.
  • Consider an Alternative Break Experience (ABE) with CSB/SJU Campus Ministries.
  • Meet with The Experience and Professional Development Office to explore internationally focused careers.
  • Utilize your study abroad experience as more than just one line on your resume.
  • Explore ways to go abroad again after graduation. Look into Short-term, Volunteer, Intern and Work Abroad programs.
  • Considering graduate school? Why not try it abroad!