Study Abroad, a division of Boston University Global Programs, is responsible for developing and providing opportunities for undergraduate study around the world, in close collaboration with BU’s academic units. BU Study Abroad offers students from Boston University and over 100 other colleges and universities nationwide close to 100 academic and internship programs in 25 countries spanning six continents.

We’ve been there since the beginning

Boston University was one of the first universities in the United States to send students abroad, and the first university to offer study abroad internship opportunities on several continents.

Mission Statement

The mission of Boston University Study Abroad is to offer excellent, innovative, and diverse cross-cultural learning experiences for all students. Our study abroad programs cultivate the intellectual, professional, and personal qualities necessary for success in an increasingly interconnected world.