Study Abroad

Immerse yourself in another culture and experience an adventure of a lifetime.

Explore the art, architecture, language and history of another culture as you build confidence and independence and broaden your perspective on life. Gain invaluable experience of living and learning in another culture.

Our wide variety of study abroad programs let you tailor your experience based on a specific passion or location!

Programs are available for full-semester, summer, or even during winter and spring breaks.

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Dayna Richardson

Coordinator for Civic & Global Engagement

Auschwitz, Poland

Spring Break
Gain perspective in the study of the holocaust and the Auschwitz concentration camp through site trips and opportunities with the Centre for Dialogue and Prayer in Oswiecim, Poland.

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The gates of the concentration camp in Auschwitz, Poland.

Barcelona, Spain

Hone your Spanish-language skills while exploring Barcelona's rich culture, vibrant artwork, incredible seaside views and innovative food.

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Two Iona students pose on a sunny day with Barcelona, Spain in the background.

Porto, Portugal

Spend three weeks learning what it takes to become a global entrepreneur and take part in a life changing experience - all while launching your own startup! Program in partnership with the European Innovation Academy.

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Sail boats dock at a port city in Portugal.

Dingle, Ireland

Spend two weeks in the Dingle and County Kerry region of Ireland, immersing in traditional Irish culture while exploring magnificent relics, ruins and holy places – in partnership with Sacred Heart University.

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Small white houses dot the coast of Dingle, Ireland.


Spring Break
Learn about Jamaica and its emerging economy while working with a local community foundation or organization on a community economic development initiative!

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A hammock with a canopy on the coast of Jamaica.

Kanab, Utah

Spring Break
Examine how animal protection, environmental stewardship and human rights issues intersect in this special opportunity to research and volunteer at the world-renowned Best Friend's Animal Sanctuary.

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Two small dogs run side by side in a field lightly dusted with snow in Utah.

London, England

Spring Break
An extension of a spring semester course on children's literacy, you will cover British children's books, such as Harry Potter, Peter Pan, The Little Princess and more –and immerse into the British culture.

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Iona students pose in front of a castle like building in London, England.


Winter Break 2021
Explore Panama with Movement Exchange, studying dance and folkloric rhythms, to learn about the importance of community, movement, entrepreneurship and activism.

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An aerial view of a city in Panama.

Paris, France

Semester: Fall or Spring
Study and explore Paris with opportunities to visit Normandy, Strasbourg and Region of Provence – in partnership with St. John's University.

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A group of Iona students in front of the Eiffel Tower at night in Paris, France.

Rome, Italy

Semester: Fall or Spring
Take classes in the heart of Rome with opportunities to explore Campania, Tuscany and Sicily –in partnership with St. John's University.

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An Iona study at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.

Tuscany, Italy

Spring Break
Gain a hands-on experience with some of the most important fine and visual arts of the area and take in the exquisite cuisine, local architectural and natural wonders that Tuscany and surrounding areas have to offer!

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An aerial view of Tuscany, Italy on a sunny day.

Western Europe

Semester: Fall or Spring
Study in and explore three European cities –Limerick, Paris and Rome –in partnership with St. John's University.

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Two female students pose in front of a cliff.