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Why Should You Study Abroad?

Sketching in Carcassonne, Photo by Ben Feicht

Identify the reasons that resonate with you.

Academic Benefits
  • Earn Illinois credit
  • Gain new perspectives
  • Enroll in unique courses
Professional Benefits
  • Strengthen cross-cultural communication skills
  • Engage in global networking
  • Build work experience
Personal Benefits
  • Increase cultural awareness
  • Achieve independence
  • Make new friends
  • Experience lifelong impact