The Study Abroad Office creates high impact educational experiences for all Towson University students to gain global perspectives through experiential learning. Our intentional advising, collaborative campus connections, and strategic program development reduce barriers for underrepresented students and expand academic excellence beyond the boundaries of the TU campus. In support of the TU mission, we offer opportunities that foster intellectual inquiry and critical thinking to empower students on their lifelong path to becoming socially responsible, engaged citizens of the world.
We strive to be recognized as a model for our innovative education abroad practices and aspire to advance the internationalization of Towson University by increasing student participation through curriculum integration and partnerships.
From South Africa to Australia to the Czech Republic, Towson students are discovering new countries, exploring new cultures, and broadening their view of the world.
Towson’s Study Abroad Office is your first destination to learn more about all of the international opportunities that can help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today’s global community.
You can incorporate an incredible study abroad experience into your academic program. Choose from a variety of study abroad programs in over 60 countries. Participants earn Towson credits toward their degree and financial aid and scholarships are available.
Towson University continues to actively monitor the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our students remains our primary concern. We know that the outbreak and spread of this virus is concerning to all members of the Towson University community both at home and abroad.
Together with our international partners, Towson University is taking all necessary precautions to provide for the health and safety of our students and to allow for the continuation of academic programming in case of possible temporary closures. We remain committed to supporting our students during their study abroad experience. Towson University will make decisions based on the latest information available, including current recommendations by the U.S. Department of State and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and in consultation with our international partners and affiliate providers. TU will continually evaluate this rapidly evolving situation based on the recommendations of both host country and U.S. public health authorities and will take alternative action as appropriate. Stay informed by following our University Communications.
TU student Zenab Bakayoko studied abroad in Paris and advocates for other students of color to do the same.
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There are 16 exciting TU faculty-led study abroad programs being offered in Minimester 2021 and Spring Break 2021 . Summer 2021 programs will be announced in late May. Application deadlines: Minimester or Spring Break - October 15; Summer - March 15.
Ready to get started? Our virtual group advising sessions tell you everything you need to know about the study abroad process.