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International Students

Study Abroad Programs

A Study Abroad Programprovides you the opportunity to learn cultural experiences and academic knowledge.

Mexico

The World Languages program in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences offers various study abroad opportunities available to all University students.

French students are eligible for scholarships to help study in Belgium, France, and Canada for a month in the summer. Students may also apply to study for a semester or a year inFrance as part of the MICEFA program.

ULM also offers a two-week study abroad program in Montpelier, France. Students study mornings and take excursions to nearby sights in the afternoon.

The Spanish program takes students to Mexico and Costa Rica. Students stay with families and study Spanish in Mérida and San José. Whenabroad they also have the opportunity to participate in numerous excursions including the Mayan ruins in Mexico and the rainforests in Costa Rica.

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Students who are accepted as participants in the ULM-Mexico study abroad program spend two and a half weeks in Merida, a city which has a population of close to one million people. Before leaving for Mexico, the students attend several hours of orientation classes over a period of several months which are designed to prepare them for the experience. The topics covered in the classes include various aspects of the history, customs, food, art, and architecture of the region. The participants live with host families during their stay in Mexico, and they attend classes five days a week at the Centro de Idiomas del Sureste. In addition to taking classes, students participate in several excursions in and around the city of Merida. These include visits to museums, archaeological sites, and cultural events. For more information contact Dr. Ruth Smith at rusmith@ulm.edu

The Catalyst is a 5-week summer study abroad program in which students study in four European capitals – London, Paris, Berlin,and Prague. Students are given 6 days for free travel to their choice of locations. Courses offered on The Catalyst are in Psychology, Art/Photography, Literature, History, and International Business. ULM students receive 6 hours of transfer credit from Austin Peay. For more information, visit or contact Dr. Joni Noble at noble@ulm.edu

The Catalyst Spring is a spring semester study abroad program in which students study inLondon, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona and Montrichard, France. Students are given 2 separate weeks of free travel time to their choice of locations. Courses offered on The Catalyst Spring program are in various disciplines including French I, II, III, and IV, Spanish, Literature, Art History, Travel Photography, Travel Writing, Literature, Psychology, History, Intercultural Communications, and optional online coursework. ULM students can receive up to 18 hours of transfer credit from Austin Peay. For more information, visit or contact Dr. Joni Noble atnoble@ulm.edu

The British Studies Program is a 4-week summer program in which students study inLondon and Edinburgh, Scotland. Students are given 5 days of free travel time to their choice of locations. Courses are offered in a variety of disciplines including, Photography, Psychology, History, Business, Sports Management, and Library Science. ULM students can receive 6 hours of transfer credit from Southern Mississippi University. For more information, visit this or contact Dr. Joni Noble at noble@ulm.edu

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In addition, to the Top Hawk awards, the US Department of State offers scholarships for study abroad opportunities ranging from a summer to a full academic yearthrough the Boren Scholarships. Visit this to determine your eligibility and see more details.