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To mitigate the risk of COVID-19 and to practice social distancing, the Learning Abroad team is working remotely until further notice. Students can attend virtual Learning Abroad 101 workshops as noted on our events calendar. Students can schedule individual virtual advising appointments in Navigate. Our office remains open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. We can be reached at 713-743-9167 and by email at learningabroad@uh.edu.

All summer programs abroad have been cancelled. Visit our Programs page for fall program updates. 


Start Here: Learning Abroad 101 Live Workshops

Do you know you want to go abroad, but you're not sure exactly where to start? Join an online Learning Abroad 101 workshop held weekly to learn about programs, scholarships, and how to start your journey abroad.


Start Your Program Search Online!

Log on to ViaTRM, our online traveler software to see all the places you can go! Sign in using your UH credentials, create a profile, and take the program matching quiz to see the top 10 programs abroad for you. 


Apply to Become a Global Guide!

Apply to the 2021-2022 Global Guides! Be a peer mentor for Learning Abroad and support your peers in going abroad. Find out more on the GG website. Applications open until August 6th. 

Picture Yourself Abroad

Learning Abroad welcomes all students to pursue a program abroad during their time at the University of Houston. Visit our Diversity & Identity Resources page to learn how you fit into the picture.

Plan ahead


Spend a semester abroad!

Consider a semester abroad! Keep on track with your degree plan and take courses abroad in your major and minor, and even use your financial aid to help get you there. From Business to languages, social sciences to STEM, there are so many courses and opportunities! Work with your advisor about what and where you'd like to study, and attend one of our Learning Abroad 101 workshops, visit the Programs page to see all of your opportunities, and get started today!

Learning Abroad by the numbers: 2019-2020

  • 354Coogs Abroad
  • 47Gilman Scholarship Recipients
  • 39Countries Visited
UH Faculty-Led Programs

Alexa, Dora, Elizabeth, Leah, and Virginia join one of their faculty leaders, Dr. Kia Johnon, on an excursion through Mayan Ruins on their summer 2019 CommD faculty-led program to Belize.

Check out our #coogsabroad on Social Media!