Exploring U-M’s Opportunities Around the World


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No matter who you are, where you come from, or what you’re studying, an international experience is available to you at Michigan.

Experience the wider world through academic programs, internships, or service learning overseas. Education abroad provides unparalleled opportunities for professional development and personal growth. Stretch your limits by living in a new culture, practicing your problem-solving skills, and gaining real-world perspectives on your academic discipline. Each year, thousands of U-M students take courses, volunteer, work and conduct research in over 100 countries around the world.

Where will you go?

Global Opportunities Offices at U-M

Explore these study-abroad offices for details on advising, financial resources, next steps, and more.


The university provides funding for international experiences through financial aid, scholarships, grants, and fellowships. Many third-party scholarships are also applicable to U-M programs. Check with your specific school’s study abroad office for more information!


Diversity & Identities Abroad

As you consider international travel, it’s important to recognize that different social identities may impact your experience abroad in unique ways. U-M offers a variety of resources to help you take greater ownership of your international experience.


Explore M-Compass, the University of Michigan’s campus-wide system for education abroad opportunities. M-Compass “programs” can range from group study abroad led by U-M faculty members to highly individualized internship and service-based experiences. Utilize the M-Compass advanced search tool to explore various locations, experience types, or discipline-specific options for education abroad.

  • 60+

    More than 60 languages are offered at U-M

  • 17

    U-M’s International Institute houses 17 centers and programs focused on world regions and global themes