Study Abroad

Where Will You Go?

Discover the World Beyond.

Through opportunities such as study abroad, faculty-led travel courses and prestigious travel fellowships, Emmanuel students benefit from authentic interactions, experiences and personal connections with the cultures and people of other countries. They gain firsthand knowledge of what life is like in other areas of the world and expand their overarching understanding of our increasingly global society.

Where Will You Go?

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Saints Abroad

Emmanuel students pursue new languages, academic majors and life-changing opportunities in more than 70 countries around the world. Students return to Boston with new friends, incredible photos—from their host countries and excursions—and memories that will last a lifetime. Glimpse just a few of the locations Saints have visited over the past couple of years.

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Commonly Asked Questions

Emmanuel works with program providers who have programs in over 70 countries. You can review our approved and recommended program lists for options. We can work with students individually to find the best program to meet their individual academic needs, financial considerations, and personal and professional goals.

All students studying abroad are encouraged to speak with their academic advisors to determine the best courses to take while abroad. Courses will be reviewed by the Office of the Registrar in consultation with the academic departments. Students should review the course options on the program provider websites and meet with the Office of International Programs to discuss the program choice and course selection.

Students can go abroad for one or two semesters, or a summer. Emmanuel travel courses may be as short as one week or as long as six weeks.

Housing options vary by program. Students are housed in either dormitories, shared apartments, or homestays. Not all housing options are available at every program and no housing preferences are guaranteed.

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Upcoming Events

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The Office of International Programs (OIP) assists students in all facets of the international travel process, from the initial application to re-entry. OIP hosts many events throughout the year for students looking to expand their global perspective, from information sessions to study abroad fairs and passport application day to International Education Week. We also advise F-1 international students on visa regulations and more. Learn more about the Office of International Programs >>


Emmanuel College Office of International Programs

400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
Eisner Administration Building, Room 325-C

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A Commitment to Service: Justin Prairie '05

Although half a world away in Pakistan, Justin Prairie '05 is never far from Emmanuel and Boston. A foreign service officer with the U.S. State Department, Justin currently works on political and military affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Saints Abroad: Ellison Chang '18

During her academic year at Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University in Russia, political science major Ellison Chang '18 has learned to "live in the moment" and embrace the unfamiliar.

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