Study Abroad

The University of Dubuque has a history of offering international experience to its students, both through fellowship with international students on the UD campus and through study abroad. We welcome students from many countries to our undergraduate, graduate, and seminary programs. We also encourage students to pursue study abroad at every level, from short term programs to semesters abroad.

Our Mission:

The University of Dubuque strongly affirms the value of international education in realizing its mission of commitment to excellence in academic inquiry, appreciation of diversity, stewardship of the world's resources, and the promotion of lifelong learning and service.  International experience can challenge, enlighten, teach, and inspire our students.

The University of Dubuque has a long tradition of encouraging international experience through fellowship with international students on the UD campus and through study abroad.  We welcome students from many countries to our undergraduate, graduate, and seminary programs. We encourage students to pursue study abroad at every level, from short-term porgrams to semesters abroad.


Getting Started:

At UD, we understand that applying for study abroad can seem like a complicated process. The Steps to Studying Abroad has been designed by the International Studies Office to help you prepare and research your semester abroad options. The Checklist will refer to the Course Equivalency Form that must be filled out by your academic advisor and the Registrar.

If you have a semester program in mind, please fill out the Application and make an appointment with the Office of International Studies! 


Opportunities for UD students to study abroad:

Timelines & Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester -- Mid March/ Mid April
  • Spring Semester -- Mid September/ Mid October
  • Summer -- Early April
  • J-term -- Early/Mid October

Questions and Answers!

Selecting a Study Abroad Program

The Application Process

Academics

Billing, Finances, & Scholarhships

Travel Arrangements

Preparatory

 


Contact Information:

Phyllis Garfield
Director for International Student Services & Study Abroad
International Studies Office
Heritage Center, Suite 306 F
Phone: 563.589.3712
Fax: 563.589.3482
E-Mail: PGarfiel@dbq.edu

Alexander Saleh
International Studies Advisor
International Studies Office
Heritage Center, Suite 306 I
E-Mail: ASaleh@dbq.edu

Study Abroad Advisor
International Studies Office
Heritage Center, Suite 306 I
E-Mail: studyabroad@dbq.edu