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Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in traveling abroad through SUNY Cortland's International Programs Office! Through our guidance and support, you have the opportunity to partake in the following unique international experiences:  study, conduct an internship, perform independent research, or teach abroad.

As a SUNY Cortland-sponsored student abroad, you will enjoy many benefits:

  • With approval from your home campus, academic credits earned abroad will transfer back to your home campus - enabling you to continue to earn credits toward your graduation requirement while gaining invaluable cross-cultural competencies

  • Courses selected with the approval of your home campus Academic Advisor can satisfy course requirements for your major - allowing you to continue to advance toward your degree

  • If you take a minimum of 6 credits in the summer and/or 12 credits during a semester abroad, you  may be eligible to financial aid; therefore, with the help of loans, your international experience is affordable

  • A lifelong bond with other world travelers and International Programs overseas program alumni

Explore your study abroad program options to select which foreign university is right for you!

Discover how you may conduct academic research or a full-time internship abroad and make yourself more marketable to graduate schools and prospective employers.

Imagine student teaching abroad and prepare to effectively lead diverse classrooms in the future.

Are you still wondering if traveling abroad is right for you?

  • Email one of our student mentors for student-to-student advice as you gain a student's perspective on international life. 

  • If you would like to talk with a professional, contact the International Programs Office to schedule an appointment with a study abroad advisor.

When you are ready to begin applying, simply fill out the SUNY study abroad application and course approval form (SUNY Cortland Students ONLY) for your program by the program deadline listed on each study abroad program's web page.