Go Abroad with SBS
Ready to explore the world? Earn credit for your major while developing lifelong relationships with SBS faculty and fellow students.
Our UArizona faculty-led study abroad programs allow you to earn UA credit while gaining global perspectives and critical skills for today's workforce. Many programs also allow you to engage in independent research projects, service learning, and international internships.
Study abroad has been shown to advance your career prospects by increasing your cultural competency and adaptability, language proficiency, and global network building. A survey by NAFSA: Association of International Educators reveals that 97% of study abroad alumni found a job within 12 months of graduation, with 90% securing their first job within six months.
How to Apply
General application deadline: February 25th
Program specific application deadlines:
- Arizona Arabic Flagship: January 10th
- AZ in Jordan & AZ in Turkey: March 25th
- AZ in Israel: April 1st
SBS Faculty-Led Programs by Region
Central and South America
Contemporary Cuba: Collective Visions
Develop your Spanish skills while studying the history, politics, and culture of Cuba. UA credit offered in Geography and Latin American Studies.
Cultures, Land and Politics in Oaxaca
Conduct research in social or environmental science under the supervision of knowledgeable and experienced local researchers in Oaxaca, while earning UA credit in Geography (undergrad/grad).
IDEAS Study Abroad in Guatemala
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Complete an internship in Guatemala while studying development, public health, human rights, and environmental politics. UA credit available in Latin American Studies and Spanish.
Security and Peacebuilding in Colombia
Contribute to lasting peace in Colombia while studying security and conflict resolution and completing an internship. UA credit is available in Latin American Studies, Political Science, or Anthropology.
Arizona in Brazil
Advance your Portuguese language skills during this six week summer program in Fortaleza, a city off the north coast of Brazil. Immerse yourself in Brazilian culture by living with a local family and exploring this beautiful country through cultural excursions.
Arizona in Orvieto
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Choose from multiple subjects in this popular study abroad program just one hour from Rome. SBS-related credits are available in Archaeology, Communication, English, and Journalism.
Literature and Culture in the UK
Explore the literature, history, and culture of England's capital, including plays, concerts, and performances by some of the most renowned theater companies and artists in the world. General education and English credit available.
Middle East and North Africa
Arizona in Israel
Study international affairs, public policy, archeology, history, and religion with multiple excursions to sites in Israel. Gen ed and other credits available in Judaic Studies, History, Political Science, and Religious Studies.
Arizona in Jordan
Study Arabic in the Jordanian capital of Amma with excursions to the Nabatean ruins of Petra, the Bedouin desert valley of Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea and more.
Arizona in Turkey
The Arizona in Turkey program is an eight-week summer program based in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish language courses are offered, including intermediate and advanced Turkish.