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Begin your journey abroad at our LA101 Workshop

Learn about our program options, scholarships and funding opportunities, academic and program eligibility, and how to find the best program for you at our Learning Abroad 101 Workshops. Held virtually and in person, all students must attend an LA101 Workshop before they begin the advising process.  


Apply to join the Global Guides!

Have you gone abroad and want to help other students on their Learning Abroad Journey? Apply to join the Global Guides now until June 17th! Global Guides are ambassadors for Learning Abroad and they mentor fellow students on program opportunities abroad.

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.


Follow us on Social Media

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to keep up to date on events, deadlines, and view student stories! 

Visit our Programs page for Covid-19 program updates. 

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!