Study Abroad

Make the most of your college education by studying abroad. Not only will you grow as a person and gain marketable skills, but you also will learn how others live and what values they hold. Study abroad experiences help you see your own country from a new perspective and appreciate things at home you may have taken for granted.

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Study abroad with ACES

Find the program that's the best fit for your academic, personal, and professional goals:

Explore Programs

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Get Started

Learn more about the general requirements, application process, and documentation necessary for travel.

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Learn more about selecting courses, the course approval process, and transferring credit.

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Costs and Financial Aid

Learn more about costs, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities.

Identity and Inclusion

Cultural norms around gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and others may vary greatly from country to country. Get tips for preparing yourself for cultural immersion.

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ACES exchange students
Incoming Exchange Students

Come study with us at the University of Illinois! Learn about applying to a College of ACES exchange program. 

Study Abroad

Whether you need help navigating all of your options and choosing the right program for you, or if you're still debating whether or not studying abroad is feasible for you, we're happy to answer your questions and provide guidance. Students are welcome to drop in for one-on-one advising sessions or email us their questions.

Contacts and Advising