Learning Abroad

The Learning Abroad office advances the goals of Global Strategies and Studies by offering undergraduate and graduate students unique, life changing, educational overseas experiences. It facilitates opportunities for students to participate in faculty-led, reciprocal exchange, and affiliated third party provider programs, as well as research collaboratives, interships, experiential and service learning, and volunteer activities. 


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A learning abroad advisor will help you find the best program for your needs, interests, and degree program
To request an appointment, send an email request to learningabroad@uh.edu  


International Education Fee Scholarship application for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 programs is now live!

All materials must be received by Friday March 4, 2016 at 5:00pm


Upcoming Events and Important Dates

Workshop for Science and Health-Related Majors

  • Monday, February 29
  • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Agnes Arnold Hall Rm 110

Hosted by Summer 2015 Gilman Program Scholarship recipient Thu Mai.

This workshop is catered to Science and Health related majors including but not limited to students pursuing fields of:

Dentistry, Pharmacy, Environmental Science, Global Health, Medical, Physical & Occupational Therapy

Join Thu to explore your opportunities to study, intern, or volunteer in your desired field! This event is free and open to all UH students. 

For more information please contact tqmai@uh.edu

Thu's workshop


The U.S. Department of State issues Worldwide Travel Alert

The U.S. Department of State alerts American citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL/ISIS (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. This Travel Alert expires on February 24, 2016.

U.S. citizens should exercise vigilance when in public places or using transportation. Exercise particular caution during the holiday season and at holiday festivals or events.  U.S. citizens should monitor media and local information sources and factor updated information into personal travel plans and activities.

U.S. citizens should:

  • Follow the instructions of local authorities. Monitor media and local information sources and factor updated information into personal travel plans and activities. 
  • Be prepared for additional security screening and unexpected disruptions.
  • Stay in touch with your family members and ensure they know how to reach you in the event of an emergency.

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