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By Carrie Golus, AB'91 AM'93
Before historian Emily Lynn Osborn led study abroad trips, she took one of her own.
During winter quarter, the College offered a Study Abroad program in Dakar, Senegal—the westernmost city in West Africa—for the first time.
By Danika Kmetz, Manager of College Communications, UChicago News
Transformative experiences challenge students’ intellectual curiosity
By Sarah Zimmerman, College Media Editor, Class of 2017
Hiking and caving were the highlights of this UK study abroad experience
One student’s journey throughout one of the most geographically diverse countries in the world
By Lindsey Simon, Senior Media Editor, Class of 2015
Professor von Nolcken on teaching in four foreign cities.
Tongue-twisting tales from a bilingual city.
By Marina Fang, College New Media Editor, Class of 2015
A postcard from fourth-year Marina Fang's wanderings in Paris.
Take a tour of UChicago's study abroad programs, as captured in these prize-winning photos.
By Lauren Riensche, Class of 2015
Third-year Lauren Riensche shares how she found adventure outside her comfort zone while studying abroad in Vienna, Austria.
By Janey Lee, Class of 2015
In Paris, Yalzadeh experienced the life of les branchées, meaning "branched in" or "trendy."
Bringing history to life
By Ula Kulpa, Class of 2015
Literature, history, and art converge in England's Lake District.
Living history in a global city
A Big Problems course helps students returning from study-abroad programs see the familiar in a new way.