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Study Abroad Programs

If you want to see Paris, Rome, Barcelona and more – our Study Abroad programs have you covered!

All of our Study Abroad opportunities allow you to take courses and gain credits that fulfill graduation requirements.

It is also possible for you to take advantage of many programs, available through other universities, in virtually every country around the globe. Most study abroad course credits from other programs are readily transferred to Iona.

The gates of the concentration camp in Auschwitz, Poland.

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.

Salvador, Bahia

Bahia, Brazil

Explore Afro-Brazilian culture and history in Bahia, Brazil, all while exchanging in philosophical discussion about human nature.  

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

Barcelona, Spain

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

The school in Ghana in Berekum.

Berekum, Ghana

Spring Semester
The Ghana global clinical immersion program is being offered to BS nursing students in their final semester of the program. This program is faculty-led and awards 50 clinical hours to participants.

A mountain in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Marketing Adventure

Spring Break
Explore the ecotourism and travel industries of Costa Rica as well as multinational and small business agencies through the lens of marketing while enjoying its stunning natural beauty.

Cliffs near the ocean in Ireland.

Dublin, Ireland

Spring Break
Explore and experience Irish culture, history and traditions while learning about the importance of Irish Theatre and how it began and continues to thrive in the modern era. Attend world class Irish theatre productions, take part in excursions to incredible sites and locales in and around Dublin and Galway, and more!

The Isle of Iona

Isle of Iona, Scotland

Spring Break
Spend your spring break engaging with the roots of our University’s heritage on the island where St. Columba originally founded his community. Contemplate its significance, natural beauty, and profound spirituality and how they relate to life back in New Rochelle.

A student sits by the river with Big Ben in the background and smiles.

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.

An aerial view of a city in Panama.


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

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

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.

Sail boats dock at a port city in Portugal.

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.

Students at a fancy shopping plaza in Italy.

Rome & Milan, Italy

Spring Break
In Rome & Milan, students will get first-hand, personal exposure to the local culture and academic settings while accruing valuable business industry insights. Course materials will include gaining an understanding of multi-cultural companies and their business practices, learning from international faculty and visiting key cultural, entertainment and business locales throughout Italy.

An Iona study at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.

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.

Two female students pose in front of a cliff.

Western Europe

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

A Transformational Experience

Study abroad is not just about travel: it’s a chance to grow as a person. Hear more about how students came back from their experiences with new friends, fresh perspectives and lifelong memories.