Brigham Young University

May 30, 2024

University Information

BYU International Study Programs (ISP) offers varied types of experiences abroad in an effort to meet the diverse needs and goals of students. We offer four main types of programs:
• Study Abroad: A group of students live together and are led by on-site BYU faculty.
• International Internship: This is an independent, work-oriented experience. (BYU students only.)
• Direct Enrollment (Student Exchange): A student enrolls at a contracted university overseas while paying only BYU tuition. (BYU students only.)
• Field School: This is a hands-on research-based cohort experience abroad.

For more information, visit our website at kennedy.byu.edu/isp.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Most program deadlines are 6-8 months before the departure date.

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Past Review Culturelicious! Study Abroad Programs in South Korea

"It was definitely a growing experience for me. It wasn't all good but the bad things taught me things I will probably need in the future so it was, in the end, an important adventure. "

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Past Review A Three Week Exposure To Accounting And Business In Europe! Brigham Young University: Traveling - International Accounting Study Abroad

"I gained cultural exposure and business exposure to international companies. Definitely worthwhile."

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Past Review Life Changing And Eye Opening. Byu In Iasi Study Abroad Programs in Romania

"Yes! Life perspective/patience/love/cultural experience/cultural appreciation/language practice"

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Past Review The Experience Was The Most Amazing Of My Life! Byu In Iasi Study Abroad Programs in Romania

"Understanding and love for people in another culture. Valuable experience for my major and career goals."

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Past Review Children, Culture, Countryside, Cuisine And An Unexpectedly Immense Love For All. Byu In Iasi Study Abroad Programs in Romania

"I learned what it's like to live in another country in a demographic completely different from what I grew up in. I learned to be grateful for the blessings I have and for my family. I learned how to love others and myself better. I felt a greater love for the kids I worked with than I knew I was capable of. I grew so much and b..."

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Past Review Innovative Engineering! Brigham Young University: Traveling - Megastructures/Megacities of China Study Abroad

"That China has some very interesting and innovative engineering feats. Also, they have some "Mega" problems and really neeed to pool all their resources to address them. But there is no better way to learn innovation than by seeing it."

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Past Review The Children Were Absolutely Wonderful But Overall The Program Lacked Order. Byu In Iasi Study Abroad Programs in Romania

"I learned how to be a more patient individual. To love children and people that I never knew before. "

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Past Review London Theatre Study Aborad Changed My Life! Brigham Young University: London - London Theatre Study Abroad

"I learned so much about myself and became a better person because of this experience. I also discovered a deeper love for theatre than I already had and gained a desire to travel more outside of the USA. I might even move to London and immerse myself in the culture and theatre scene there because of this experience."

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Past Review Incredible, Irreplaceable, Experience Of A Lifetime Brigham Young University: Traveling - Art History Europe Study Abroad

"This experience is the most worthwhile experience of my entire education. It is the perfect foundation and resource for my major in Art History and Curatorial Studies. Having a personal experience with art is irreplaceable and invaluable. "

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Past Review Why Don't You Do And Use What You Came To School For? Brigham Young University: Cusco - Global Engineering Outreach Peru

"I learned how to solve problems with no "perfect" solution. I'm so excited to apply it to my job. I learned that people can understand basic physics principles without having formal training. I learned that there are challenges in the world that I can provide a solution for."

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Past Review One Of The Best Culturally Enriching Experiences Of My Life! Brigham Young University: Alcalá de Henares - Spain Study Abroad

"I feel like I gained an amazing preview and overview of the culture of Spain. Living with host families further enhanced this experience because we felt like part of the family and were able to interact with them on a day to day level. It was definitely worthwhile. I would do it again in a heartbeat and would encourage everyone ..."

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Past Review All Of Spain In Two Months Brigham Young University: Alcalá de Henares - Spain Study Abroad

"I feel like I really came to understand the Spanish culture. I also loved that we saw so much of Spain in so little time. It was worth every penny and every sacrifice. "

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Past Review Byu Should Not Adopt This Program Brigham Young University: Ukraine - International Connection Internship

"Personally, I grew a lot. I would never take back this experience. However, I wish that I had done a different study abroad experience. I would not recommend it to others because of the disorganization. Please, go through an actual BYU Study Abroad Program. Not this one."

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Past Review Researching Chinese And American Banks In Dongguan, China Brigham Young University: Various - Individual Experience Program

"Learned tons about the Chinese banking system, but I was also able to learn about the local culture and about networking with BYU's alumni"

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Past Review Japan Is Freaking Amazing Japan Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs

"It was absolutely worthwhile. I learned the language, made some great friends, fell in love with the country and its people, and become a more knowledgeable person. I loved it!"

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Past Review Best Thing I've Done In College. Brigham Young University: London - London Study Abroad

"It's hard to put into words what this experience did for me. I feel like everyone in the program learned very personal life lessons. Being away from your normal surroundings and not only learning, but living with and experiencing new and exciting things with the same group of people allows you to learn things about yourself as y..."

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Past Review Vienna Is The Place To Study Brigham Young University: Vienna - Vienna Study Abroad

"Through the Vienna Study Abroad, I became acquainted with Central European history and culture. In addition, I got to freshen up my German and polished my philistine side to allow a little appreciation of art. When someone mentions the World Wars, I know much more background concerning the first and understand more about why it ..."

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Past Review I'm A Better Person Because Of Them! Brigham Young University: Traveling - Tonga Nursing Study Abroad

"I learned more than i ever could have imagined! It was wonderful! I learned about their culture, the healthcare, myself and so many more things! It was definitely worth while! I wouldn't change it for anything!"

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Past Review The Best Experience Of My Life That Changed Me For The Better! Brigham Young University: Traveling - Art History Europe Study Abroad

"I can't even list all that I gained/learned from my experience. I gained friends, street skills, self-confidence, independence, etc. It was the most worthwhile thing I've ever done!"

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Past Review It Was Awesome! Brigham Young University: London - London Theatre Study Abroad

"It was definitely worth it. The culture isn't super different from the USA, but it's enough different that it really made me appreciate some things about the US and some of the unique things about England. "

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Past Review Best Study Abroad I've Participated In. Brigham Young University (BYU): Traveling - British Literary Tour

"I gained new perspectives -- so definitely worthwhile."

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"I learned a ton not only about the language, culture, people of Spain, architecture, history, etc., but also about myself. I discovered, based on the relationships I made with my fellow study abroad students, what kind of man I want to marry. I learned so much about myself as well, and what kind of person I want to be, because o..."

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Past Review Life Changes In China Brigham Young University: Beijing - China Study Abroad

"It was so worthwhile!!!!"

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"I learned how to be American in Europe and love it. I gained world traveling experience you can only have from spending time Abroad."

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