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Facts About Study Abroad

Career Enhancement

A study abroad experience can open doors to a career in the expending global marketplace or can lead to graduate study opportunities.

Travel

You will have ample opportunity for travel in your host country and adjacent countries. In some cases, travel is a structured part of the program.

Safety

Keeping students safe is a top priority. When there is any doubt about safety within a country, the school's priority is to evacuate students. In addition, all students are required to carry emergency insurance from international SOS, the world's largest medical assistance company.

Housing

You can live in a campus dormitory or apartment with other students, or experience the local customs and culture by living with this family.

Language

Studying abroad provides a great opportunity to develop or advance your foreign language skills. In a number of programs English is the primary language of instruction.

Planning

To ensure students fina a program that suits their interests and program of study, we recommend that student begin planning at least one year in advance by visiting the International Center on campus.

Tuition and room/board

There is no extra charge for tuition. Housing costs may vary from those at the University of Hartford.

Financial Aid

All financial aid can be applied in the fall and spring semesters to an affiliated study abroad experience.

Credits

While studying abroad at affiliated programs, students earn course credit that can be applied to their program of study at the University of Hartford.

Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Students should have complete two semesters of undergraduate study by the time their program begins.

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