4.5 - 49 Reviews

University of Connecticut / UCONN

http://abroad.uconn.edu/

University of Connecticut / UCONN is a program provider offering 20 abroad programs. Programs offered include Study Abroad, Internship, and Intensive Language abroad programs in 9 countries such as The United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and China.

If you are not a student at the University of Connecticut, you are welcome to apply to a number of our programs. Most UConn faculty led programs are open to non-UConn students, e.g. UConn in Granada, UConn Pharmacy in Beijing. Check the individual program brochure on our website to see if the program you are interested is open to non-UConn participants. Unfortunately, our exchange programs and approved third party programs are not open to non-UConn students.

Study Abroad with University of Connecticut / UCONN

OVERALL RATING 4.5
Based on 49 Reviews
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July 27, 2021
Past Review I Want To Go Back!! UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"The language, friends at UConn and friends in Spain, my family came to visit and it was definitely worthwhile!"

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Past Review Nothing In Life With Compare To This Exact Experience. UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned a lot of independence and how to rely on myself instead of other people and also how different other countries are and how much culture and diversity there is. It was absolutely worthwhile and I would do it all over again if I could."

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Past Review Great UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"Yes"

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Past Review I Feel Like I Have Another Family In Spain As Well As America! UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"My language improved significantly and I felt really immersed in the culture. Definitely worthwhile."

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Past Review The Best Experience Of My Life UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned a lot about myself and how to be independent. It was definitely worthwhile"

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Past Review A Worthwhile Experience UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"It was very worthwhile. I learned many real life skills that I was never exposed to since my time at UConn. I now feel that my problem solving and communication skills grew incredibly."

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Past Review An Unforgettable Experience That Helped Shape Me Into The Person I Want To Be UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned to take a step back, do things I might not normally do and step out of my comfort zone. I learned the importance of communication and about different culture and people. "

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Past Review The World Has Opened Up For Me Mentally And Culturally UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned more Spanish than I ever thought was possible. This really encouraged me to major in Spanish. "

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Past Review Granada The Great UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"My Spanish has improved, I love my host family (I still keep in touch), and I learned to be so much more independent and more confident about everyday life things. "

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Past Review A Great Learning Experience In All Aspects UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"Yes, my experience abroad was definitely worthwhile. I learned a lot, not only about the Spanish language, but about myself. I became more independent and spontaneous, as I didnĀ“t go into each day with a solid plan. I put myself out there more and was able to make a lot of new friends as result. "

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Past Review Great Experience In Granada UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned a lot about myself and how to be independent. I also learned a lot about the Spanish culture. I do believe it was worthwhile"

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Past Review Never Sweat The Small Stuff UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I'm thrilled with how much Spanish I was able to understand and speak afterwards. I gained some incredible friends and a lot of confidence in uncomfortable situations. I learned the importance of staying positive, especially when things weren't going great. It was absolutely worthwhile."

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Past Review Greatest Experience Of My Life To Date UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"Very worthwhile. experienced many new cultures and people"

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Past Review Unforgettably Positive With A Bit Of Chaos Sprinkled Throughout UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learnt to not rely on my director for anything and to be self reliant and that I can travel anywhere in the world and do things independently if I have to, solving every problem that comes my way."

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Past Review A Second Home Is Found UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I'm much more comfortable with listening to and processing Spanish information. I have a wider perception of the world and also have seen what it is like to live in a small city. This was new to me coming from rural Connecticut "

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Past Review Truly Changed My Mindset About The World UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"You learn a lot about your limits, what you are capable of doing on your own. You're forced out of your comfort zone and tested to adapt."

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Past Review Opportunity Of A Lifetime UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I practiced my Spanish and saw a lot of truly beautiful sites that you don't find in America "

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Past Review A Journey Of A Lifetime UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"Some incredible friendships, an understanding of the world outside of Connecticut, confidence in my language skills as well as performance, comfort in being independent "

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Past Review Becoming Just A Little Italian UConn: Florence - UConn in Florence, Italy

"I learned how to communicate kindness to someone who speaks a language with no shared words. I learned how to walk slowly and think quickly, the right ratio of garlic to tomato, how to make airport benches really comfortable overnight beds, everything ever written about Michelangelo, and a little bit of Salsa. Most importantly, ..."

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Past Review Studying Abroad In Granada Was The Best Thing I Have Ever Done. UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned to see things from a different perspective and I was able to see how other people in the world live. It was definitely worthwhile."

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Past Review Fantastic Experience Because Of The Location, Not The Program. UConn: London - Business & Economics in London, England

"The main thing that I liked about the program is that I had a lot of free time to spend in London with many other students. I made a lot of great new friends and made memories for a lifetime. I was able to travel all around England and to many other countries. This was my first experience really being on my own, and I learned a ..."

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Past Review Paris Is Not At All What You Think It Will Be But I Still Loved It. UConn: Paris - UConn in Paris, France

"I learned the language better than I ever could have in the United States. I also learned to be completely on my own, to pay for everything and budget money all on my own, and to make travel plans and travel alone. Being away from home for a year caused me to grow up a lot. "

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Past Review I Love Spain. I Didn't Love This Program. UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned to be patient when acclimating to a new environment and culture and how to be more tolerant of others. My language skills improved immensely and I learned how to travel on a budget while being able to get in as much as possible."

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Past Review U Conn In Granda Amazing, But Could Be Better UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I had a great time in Granada because I made it that way - I went out, learned Spanish, and fell in love with the city and the people. But the program itself is sorely lacking in support, organization, and resources - UConn needs to change things. "

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Past Review A Wonderfully Unpredictable Rollercoaster UConn: Granada - UConn in Granada, Spain

"I learned that I am more resilient than I thought. I learned to stand up for myself. I also learned that I am pretty good at Spanish. It was definitely worthwhile, but if I could choose a different program I would pick one that has direct enrollment in the school so that I could be more integrated with the locals. "

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