study abroad

Collage of three photos of Emily Lynn Osborn: left, in a dress on a beach in Senegal, center, being helped off a colorful fishing canoe, and right, a current portrait at the University of Chicago.

Before historian Emily Lynn Osborn led study abroad trips, she took one of her own.

On the streets of Dakar, a colorful, painted bus known as a "car rapide" rolls past pedestrians.

During winter quarter, the College offered a Study Abroad program in Dakar, Senegal—the westernmost city in West Africa—for the first time.

Study abroad fuels passion for exploration

A train of camels crosses a stretch of desert. At right, a woman in a blue head wrap reaches back to touch the head of a camel.

Transformative experiences challenge students’ intellectual curiosity

What We Brought Back: Marianna Zhang

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Hiking and caving were the highlights of this UK study abroad experience

What we brought back: Tamar Honig

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One student’s journey throughout one of the most geographically diverse countries in the world

Faculty Abroad: Christina von Nolcken

Professor von Nolcken teaches in Athens.

Professor von Nolcken on teaching in four foreign cities.

Barcelona's Babel

One of Antoni Gaudí's distinctive Barcelona buildings

Tongue-twisting tales from a bilingual city.

When in Paris, Do as the Parisians Do

A postcard from fourth-year Marina Fang's wanderings in Paris.

Third-year Lauren Riensche shares how she found adventure outside her comfort zone while studying abroad in Vienna, Austria.

From Abroad

In Paris, Yalzadeh experienced the life of les branchées, meaning "branched in" or "trendy."

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Bringing history to life

Literature, history, and art converge in England's Lake District.

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Living history in a global city

A Big Problems course helps students returning from study-abroad programs see the familiar in a new way.

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