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Study Abroad OfficeSummer 2014
Study Abroad Fair in Fall 2012

2014 Fall Study Abroad Fair

Mark your calendars! The annual Fall Study Abroad Fair will be Thursday, August 28th, 2014 from 10am to 2pm in the Taylor Hall Courtyard.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the many study abroad opportunities available and speak with faculty and student representatives. We look forward to seeing you there!

IUPUI student Lyndsey Jefferson in front of Tower Bridge in London

Going abroad this summer? Take pictures!

If you are traveling international this summer, be sure to take plenty of pictures! Then, tag your photos with #IUPUIAbroad on Instagram or Twitter. Or, search with the hashtag to see what your fellow students are up to abroad!

Attention IUPUI and IUPUC students: if you participated on a study abroad program during the 2013-2014 academic year (including Summer 2014), consider entering our annual Photo Contest! Complete details are available on our Photo Contest page.

Past prizes have included amusement park tickets, a Colts pack, and tickets to museums and events. Don't delay - the deadline for submission is August 15, 2014.

A student takes in the view from Baboon Cliff Outlook over Lake Nakuru in Kenya

Graduate Assistant position available in the Study Abroad Office

The IUPUI Study Abroad Office is currently hiring a Graduate Assistant for the 2014-2015 academic year. The position will be responsible for managing the office's social media presence, organizing promotional events, and assisting in the day to day operations of the office. This 10-month position will begin in early August. For details, please see the full position description. Interested individuals should send a CV, letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three references to Stephanie Leslie (slleslie@iupui.edu).

Study, Research, or Teach English Abroad on the Fulbright Program U.S. Student Program in 2015-2016

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals, and creative and performing artists to spend an academic year abroad. Fulbright awards can support a variety of activities in over 140 countries, such as

  • Studying and/or conducting research abroad (study/research grants)
  • Teaching English (English Teaching Assistantships)
  • Working in public policy (Fulbright-Clinton Fellowships)
  • Researching the cultural force of music (Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship)

For more information about Fulbright U.S. Student Program, please visit http://us.fulbrightonline.org. Grant preferences and options differ for each country, so it is important to look carefully at the country profiles on Fulbright's website.

Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Program for 2015-2016 are encouraged to fill out this form. Students are encouraged to find a Fulbright Mentor who can assist with choosing a country, provide feedback on the application, and help establish contacts abroad.

Note: The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is open only to U.S. citizens. Students who are citizens of other countries should consider opportunities available through the Fulbright Foreign Student Program.

IUPUI student Megan mcKinney fulfills her lifelong dream of dancing in front of the Eiffel Tower

Volunteer at an IUPUI Study Abroad Event

The Study Abroad Office has many events throughout the year that need the assistance of student volunteers. To better coordinate the various opportunities available, we are now using VolunteerSpot. To access the opportunities and sign up, click the button below:

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Please look at the description of the activity to determine if you are eligible to volunteer (many activities require students to have returned from a study abroad experience)
  • These volunteer experiences satisfy the volunteer requirement of the IUPUI International Experience Scholarship

For questions, please email abroad@iupui.edu.

IIE Generation Study Abroad logo

Generation Study Abroad

IUPUI has pledged to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to significantly increase the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade. IUPUI has committed to increasing the number of students who study abroad by 25% over the next five years. Read the official IUPUI press release.

Go Abroad Club

Are you curious about study abroad, or are you looking for a way to keep your international experience alive? Connect with other students who have studied abroad, as well as those who are interested in studying abroad, by joining the Go Abroad Club!