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Get Started

Take your education beyond the Forty Acres to gain an international perspective that will contribute to your UT education and set you apart in your career. Explore the more than 400 programs in 80 countries available to UT students. No matter your major, your budget, your fears, your dreams—you can make it happen and we are here to guide you.

Male college student in front of the Louvre in Paris.
This experience has played a pivotal role in our own journey of self-discovery and growth. I am thankful for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fulfill dreams of travel, exploration, and adventure, but I am even more thankful for this unique time to pause, rest, and grow. David Zulli, studied abroad in Grenada, Spain

Steps to Get Started

  1. Think about your goals

    Do you want to study or intern? Do you need to take a specific class abroad? Would research be of interest? Do you want to be a with a group or more independent? Do you want to live with a family? Use the provided worksheet to think about your goals. Bring your worksheet to an “Explore” event.

    Explore Worksheet

  2. Connect with an advisor

    Connect with an Education Abroad Advisor, first by watching one of our virtual information sessions and then by joining us for a Live Connect Q&A event. Pick a session or two that match your interests.

    Education Abroad Advising

  3. Browse the “Find a Program” and “My Credit Abroad” databases

    The Find a Program database lists the 400+ officially sponsored UT Education Abroad programs for all students. Search by location or major. The My Credit Abroad database is a historical record of classes other UT students have taken abroad. This is a great place to start researching program options to keep you on track for graduation.

  4. Speak with your Academic Advisor

    Your academic advisor can help you determine the ideal semester for an international experience. They will discuss course options for meeting your degree requirements and options for internships or research.

  5. Make a financial plan

    Selecting the right opportunity is a combination of program selection and a sound financial plan.  Consider your budget, discover scholarship opportunities and research financial aid.

    Explore Funding Resources

  6. Apply

    Review the application requirements for the different options. Gather your materials and submit them by the deadline. Don’t forget to apply for your passport as soon as possible.

    Apply and Go


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