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About SLU Global Programs

Saint Louis University students may choose from over 40 SLU approved study abroad programs, in over 25 countries, including our very own SLU Madrid campus.Students Exploring Saqqara, Egypt

During the 2014-2015 Academic Year nearly 550 students spent a full semester or academic year studying abroad in over 20 different countries.

In addition to the semester study abroad programs, there are a variety of short term and summer international programs available for all students. During the 2014-2015 academic year, over 1000 undergraduate, graduate, Medical School and Law School students participated in some sort of international program through Saint Louis University, including academic semester study abroad programs, short term study abroad programs, community service projects, etc.

Saint Louis University continues to add programs and diversify destinations for students interested in short-term, semester, and full year study abroad experiences.

Choose a Program!
Explore all your program options to assure you choose the program that best fits your needs!  The Choose the Right Program Tool will help you compare and contrast key components of different programs. 

The study abroad office hosts information sessions throughout the fall and spring semesters and the staff is always available for one-on-one advising to discuss program details. 

SLU-Approved Semester and Academic Year Study Abroad Programs
Discover over 40 SLU-approved study abroad programs, in over 25 countries, on  continents!

SLU Sponsored Short Term and Summer Study Abroad Programs
Explore the variety of Saint Louis University sponsored short term faculty/staff led international programs of study, research or service.

Independent International Experiences
Saint Louis University students also participate in independent international programs of study, research, service or other University sponsored international experience.

Non-SLU Approved Study Abroad Programs
Students may opt to participate in a non-SLU approved study abroad program, but must receive the appropriate pre-approvals as outlined below. Saint Louis University scholarships do not apply to non-SLU approved programs and coursework from these programs is considered transfer coursework.

Don't worry about financing your studies!

  • All of your academic tuition scholarships (except athletic scholarships) and financial aid travel with you on SLU-approved semester and year study abroad programs!
  • All of your study abroad expenses will be billed directly by SLU. 
  • Please note that FACHEX, Tuition Exchange and tuition Remission only apply to the Saint Louis University Madrid Campus.

Plan Ahead!

  • Work with your Academic Advisor and Mentor(s), as early as possible, to include studying abroad into your academic plan. Consult with your academic advisor and mentor(s) to determine the best semester for studying abroad and the best courses to save for your semester abroad.
  • Students study abroad during Sophomore or Junior year and apply one semester before the semester in which they wish to go abroad. (Transfer students must spend at least one semester at the Saint Louis University Campus before applying to study abroad.) 
  • Grades from SLU-approved study abroad and exchange programs do apply to your SLU transcript and SLU GPA (an "A" in London is an "A" at SLU). .

Why Study Abroad?
Hear from the experts... our returned study abroad students!

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