IU and the College of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of overseas studies programs, foreign languages, international courses, student exchanges, and campus activities so you can broaden your perspective and deepen your education. These opportunities allow you to learn about other cultures, gain fluency in a language, and can help you make progress toward your degree and get career-related experience.
Find your international experience
The College’s portal to study abroad.
IU has hundreds of overseas study programs in nearly every field of study. The College’s International Office offers study abroad experiences specifically designed for our students: Arts + Sciences Programs for International Research and Education (ASPIRE). Whether you’re interested in exploring on your own or with a group, for a semester or just a few weeks, you can choose the program that is right for you.
Improve your language ability
One of the top-ranked universities for foreign language study in the United States, IU offers languages from Akan and Catalan to Kirghiz, Tibetan, and Yiddish. For a full list of currently offered languages, check out the Language Portal at the Center for Language Technology. There you can also find interviews with faculty and students about the benefits of studying one of IU’s many foreign languages as well as sample classroom activities to give you a sense of what to expect.