Leigh Burgess takes in the fragrance of the muna plant on Amantani Island, Peru

Applications Accepted for Open WT Programs!

Applications for Winter Term 2015 are open! Visit the links below for more information:

Photo credit: Claire Esparos


Spring Program Applications Close September 18!

Applications for most Spring semester study abroad programs are due by September 18!

Visit the deadlines page for a complete list of program deadlines, or search and apply for an Elon study abroad program.

Photo Credit: Sophia Spach '15


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Save the Date - Re-Entry Workshop!

The GEC will be hosting a re-entry workshop for returning students from 10am-1pm in the Lakeside Dining Meeting Rooms.  The worksho will feature structured storytelling opportunities, engaging activities, and speakers who will help you figure out how you can incorporate international into your life!  The cost will be $10 and includes lunch!  More info coming soon! 


Japanese Dinner

Read Student Stories
from Abroad on the 
Study Abroad Blog!

Read about the experiences of your fellow students, including Kelsey Price's adventures in Japan!

Visit blogs.elon.edu/elonstudyabroad!

Photo credit: Kelsey Price


Elon ranked #1
for Study Abroad

Nearly 72% of the graduating 2014 class studied abroad for at least one term during their time at Elon. Read more

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 EducationRead more.


Study Abroad

News and Events

Paul Geis takes part in IFSA-Butler's 'Institute at the Institute'

The associate director of Study Abroad at Elon University traveled to Indiana in July 2014 for the highly competitive program.

Elon modifies upcoming Winter Term programs

Winter Term 2015 classes in Israel and Ghana have been canceled or postponed due to regional security and health concerns in Africa and the Middle East.

Sarah Glasco presents at NAFSA conference, publishes article in CUR Quarterly

The assistant professor of French presented research on short-term study abroad programs and intercultural competence at the annual convention in May. Her article, "Preparing Undergraduates for Research Projects in Faculty-led Short-term Study Abroad Courses," appears in the Winter 2014 issue of CUR Quarterly.

SGA president reflects on experiences abroad

Welsford Bishopric '14 had the opportunity to participate in three distinct Global Study experiences.

Oaks Residential Neighborhood holds inaugural Study Abroad/Study USA Fair

The Oaks Residential Neighborhood targets its goal to infuse Study Abroad/Study USA opportunities into the neighborhood;  foster academic engagement around “experiential learning” with special emphasis on preparing for study abroad; and to promote inter-cultural knowledge and competence, including leadership.

Turkey: Where East Meets West

Experience Turkey through the lens of Elon University Photographer Kim Walker, who visited the country during Winter Term 2014.