UNH Exchange Programs
UNH partners with select universities abroad to provide a unique educational opportunity to students of both campuses. Students from UNH enjoy the opportunity to study abroad while paying UNH tuition & maintaining their UNH financial aid. Their foreign counterparts provide the UNH community an opportunity to expand our global knowledge and enrich the UNH classroom environment with their diverse perspectives.
Attend a Study Abroad Information Session. Applications are available from Catherine D'Auteuil, the Coordinator of Student Programs.
- Fall or spring semester
Accelerated Chinese language learning in one of China’s most liveable cities and home of the giant pandas! Chengdu University is UNH’s partner with the Confucius Institute, a Chinese non-profit educational institution housed in the College of Liberal Arts.
“I was able to use and improve my Chinese every single day and meet amazing people from across the world. Chengdu is a laid back, culturally-rich city, perfectly balanced between modern and traditional. I can’t wait to go back!”
~ Jessy Warren, (UNH) Linguistics '14
Semester or year
Study abroad at one of the UK’s top universities and take courses from across the curriculum. Close to the world-renowned Lake District, Lancaster University is centrally located for travel to Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the metropolitan city of London.
“At Lancaster I gained a great deal of confidence in my abilities to adapt and succeed on my own. Furthermore, I obtained a tremendous amount of insight about the British culture and how to interact with all types of people. My time at Lancaster University was an experience I will treasure always.”
~ Elizabeth Castellano, Manhattanville College '00
Study in Engish at Utrecht University — one of the best ranked universities in the world. Utrecht is a vibrant, historic city just 30 minutes south of Amsterdam. Courses are available in the liberal arts for the full academic year or spring semester.
“My experience at UU was incredible. My classes were challenging and interesting. Utrecht is beautiful and I had endless opportunities to make amazing friends and experience new things. I was even able to join a Dutch soccer team!”
~ Emma Brown, (UNH) Linguistics '14
Fall or Spring semester (Sept. 13, 2013 is deadline for Spring 2014 semester)
Study in English at a prestigious honors college in the Netherlands. University College Utrecht offers UNH Honors students an engaging, residential environment with small classes, an international student body, and individual mentorship.
“Before I left for Europe, I was very nervous about being so far away and what it would really be like. But before too long, I found I was having the time of my life and didn't want to leave Utrecht. I loved the experience, and feel it has made me more skilled in interacting with the world. The memories I made were unforgettable.”
~ Matt Sullivan, (UNH) Microbiology '14
Study civil & environmental engineering in a world-renowned Scottish university in one of Europe's most beautiful and student-oriented cities. This exchange is offered in spring semester only at Heriot-Watt University, named Scottish University of the Year for the second year running by the London Sunday Times University Guide.
“My firm relies heavily on their engineers' ability to adapt to other countries’ construction methods, building codes as well as their professional culture. Studying abroad at Heriot-Watt has been invaluable to me both academically and professionally.”
~ Mary Ferguson, (UNH) B.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering ’09, M.S. Stanford University ’11
Focused studies in all aspects of music with immersion in Portuguese language and Brazilian culture. This exchange with University of São Paulo Ribeirão Preto grew out of collaborations between UNH’s and USP-RP’s Departments of Music, with lots of small group interaction with professors and Brazilian students, and participation in extra-curricular activities, including Filarmônica, Jazz Band, Grupuri (percussion group), and several choirs.
"Studying at USP gave me the freedom to reinvent and redefine myself as a university student. The students in the music department are diligent yet social, and I never felt lonely for lack of a friend. During my stay at USP I fell in love with Brazil itself, and I now more fully understand the importance of engaging with diverse cultures, opinions, and experiences."
~ Melody Alicia Chapin, (UNH) Music '10
Accelerated Japanese language learning on Saitama University’s park-like campus, just outside Tokyo. With its moderate size (9,000 students), generous scholarship opportunities, dynamic student life and recreation facilities, Saitama is an ideal fit for UNH students interested in Japanese language and culture.
“You can’t beat being just 45 minutes from Tokyo! In 6 months, I went from not being able to speak at all to speaking naturally with Japanese students.”
~ Matthew Baer, Bowling Green State University
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