Study abroad programs offer students the opportunity for personal growth and global understanding. Students gain insights into other cultures, develop new perspectives, and learn to reflect on their own culture.
Working with universities worldwide, CUNY provides high quality, integrated winter and summer opportunities. Prospecitve applicants can consult a list of programs sorted by country, college, and program or can obtain general information about study abroad.
To help fund their study abroad experiences, CUNY offers to all CUNY students a travel stipend covering up to 80% of program expenses through a grant known as Scholarships for International Resume-Building Opportunities for CUNY Students (SIROCS). Student can also research additional scholarship opportunities.
Queensborough also offers to its students a free one-week study abroad program that focuses on international issues in Salzburg, Austria. Please be sure to review the elgibility requirements and application before applying in the Fall 2014 semester.
Students are accepted to Study Abroad programs based on their GPA, at the time of application. However, a 2.0 GPA must be maintained prior to departure in order to participate in an overseas program. Applicants who wish to determine their academic eligiblity for study abroad can download their unofficial transcript.
The deadline and prices for any of these programs vary from country to country. To apply, please visit the Center for International Affairs, Immigration & Study Abroad in L-431 as soon as possible.