Study Abroad

Study Abroad & Exchange


New Zealand's Middle Earth Hobbiton movie set (phot by Katherine Carbonara '15)
New Zealand's Middle Earth Hobbiton movie set
(photo by Katherine Carbonara '15)

Congratulations--you are taking the first step towards studying abroad! At UNH, study abroad is a valued and encouraged educational experience—one that enriches your academic, professional and personal development and prepares you, as part of the new generation of leaders, for the challenges of global citizenship and engagement.

There are more than 500 study abroad and exchange programs from which to choose, offered during January-term, summer, fall and spring semesters or the full academic year. You may fulfill major, minor or Discovery/General Education requirements and maintain your financial aid package. 

This website will give you all the information you need to take; from planning and preparing to being abroad and returning home! So get started today!


As a parent, you probably have many questions when it comes to your student studying abroad. Click on the Parents button to find out more about financing, insurance, emergency contacts, policies/procedures, as well as the cultural and emotional impact that studying abroad may have on your son/daughter.


If you are a faculty member and/or advisor who wants to:

  • Ask questions about a student who is planning to study abroad or get help with the Study Abroad Planning Form, contact an advisor
  • Request a classroom presentation, please click here
  • Develop a study abroad program, please click here