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General Information about Study Abroad

Congratulations! Your first step toward studying abroad is complete! If you are reading this, you are at the beginning of what is guaranteed to be a life-altering, eye-opening, character-shaping, knowledge-and-insight-deepening, fun and exciting, unforgettable adventure and self-discovery: study abroad. 

Purchase College believes that studying abroad is an opportunity that everyone should have. It's important to begin the research and planning process for study abroad well in advance.The staff in the Office of International Programs and Services is here to help you to figure out what program is best for you, and guide and support you through the entire application process and beyond. First, we ask you to do some preliminary exploring and thinking about your goals and options.


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International Education Week (IEW): November 16-20 – IEW is a joint initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote the benefits of international education and exchange. The Office of International Programs and Services is proud to host, as well as highlight, numerous campus wide events that celebrate and incorporate an international component or influence. 

Click here for the full list of calendar events. 
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All the following steps must be completed prior to meeting with a study abroad advisor:
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