Learn more about "going Global" from a Global Ambassador!

Interested in study abroad or study USA, and don't know where to start?

Connect with a Global Ambassador--current students who have participated in global engagment experiences around the world. 

Email globalambassadors@elon.edu

Photo: Elon Student, Gabrielle Rumney, visiting a school in Kerela, India.


Led by their tour guide, Elon students voyage across southern Peru's coastal desert region, hiking to a point of elevation to see the Nazca Lines. The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs resembling various figures, such as a monkey, spider, hummingbird, and tree. Usually, the figures are on;y distinguishable from an aerial view, but the students were able to glimpse the top of the Tree of Life figure here.

Now accepting applications for spring 2016!  

Search available programs to get started.  Most programs have a deadline of September 17, but check individual brochures for more information.

Photo Credit: Sky Cowens in Prague, Czech Republic


A new kind of "study abroad" - Travel Embedded

Imagine spending your Thanksgiving break in Peru trekking Machu Picchu! You can when you enroll in HSS 373 Wilderness and Adventure Therapy for your fall semester.

Learn more about travel embedded programs and faculty-led programs.


Read Student Stories from Abroad on the Study Abroad Blog!

Read about the experiences of your fellow students!

Visit blogs.elon.edu/elonstudyabroad.

Photo credit: Matt Pieper - Haucachina Oasis, Peru


Have a question about Study Abroad or Study USA?

Stop by Global Commons 360 for Quick Questions!

Wednesdays, 2:30-4 PM
Thursdays, 10-11:30 AM

Drop in any time within these hours.

photo credit: Alexander Dawson IV - Cape Town, South Africa


Elon ranked #1
for Study Abroad

Over 72% of the graduating class of 2014 studied abroad at least once during their Elon careers.

Elon is ranked #1 master's-level university in the total number of students studying abroad by the Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education. Read more.


Study Abroad

News and Events

Elon named a "Top 10 most globally minded" college

The Christian Science Monitor highlights Elon's top-ranked study abroad program and other academic programs that promote global engagement.

Elon staff and faculty present at International Education Conference

Elon staff and faculty were active contributors at this year's annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. 

Students, locals bond over baseball during Dominican Republic trip

Following an inspiring Winter Term experience, Drew Forte ’15 and several other Elon University students collected more than 200 items of baseball equipment and shipped them in May to youth organizations in the Caribbean country.