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 It Was Amazing! Brigham Young University: Germany Internships and Language Study

"It was definitely worth the time and effort. It was like coming home, since i have already lived in Germany. "

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Past Review Perspective Changing Study Abroad Programs in Sweden

"So worthwhile. "

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Past Review Must Have, Once In A Lifetime Experience! Brigham Young University: London - London Study Abroad

"I learned so much about England and gained a love for all of it's history and culture. You also learn a lot about yourself when you are isolated in a foreign country with students who you don't know very well. I highly recommend having this experience!"

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Past Review Fun And Fast Church History In One Month! Brigham Young University: Traveling - Church History Study Abroad

"I learned a lot about church history and saw some important historical sites. The experience was well worth it. "

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"I gained tons of research experience, interviewing experience, a chance to see life changing "real" poverty, compare the difference between two countries, to see how minorities are treated, to learn many new aspects of a culture and people I had previously spent 3 years studying and living with in the US."

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Past Review Opening My Eyes And Heart To The World Brigham Young University: Amman - Jordan International Development Internship

"The best way to enjoy your time is to surrender. You aren't going there to be the same person. The land and people will change you for the better if you surrender. I learned how to surrender and love things that I wouldn't naturally be drawn to."

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Past Review Lots Of Fun An Immersive Music Experience! ThisWorldMusic: Traveling - Study in Ghana: Music, Arts, Culture

"I learned a lot about Ghanaian culture and about music, both drumming and dance. There were a lot of great people in the village and who went on the program, and it was very worthwhile."

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Past Review A Journey Through England's History And Literature Brigham Young University: London - English Language in Britain Study Abroad

"I learned that people are similar wherever you go. They have very similar problems and similar concerns. However, I was able to learn how historically people have dealt with those problems and how that has affected us today. I learned more about culture and attitudes than I would have just reading about it because I learned i..."

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Past Review The Warm Heart Of Malawi Study Abroad Programs in Malawi

"Learned to come out of my comfort zone and learn about other people. "

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Past Review Wales Will Forever Be A "Whale" Of A Tale! Phenominal! Brigham Young University: Wales - Wales Study Abroad

""Was it worthwhile?!" Of course it was worthwhile and life changing. I never wanted to travel abroad until i got back from my mission in Toronto Canada. I realized upon my return that you learn SOOOO much simply by traveling (and i was only in Canada for heaven's sake!) Had I not been with the study abroad group, i would have le..."

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"Yes, I learned invaluable business experiences in the international market and local customs that affect economic and social interactions."

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Past Review Student Teaching In Guangzhou An Experience Like None Other. China Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs

"Student teaching was rigorous, but fun and challenging."

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"I never thought I could love as much as I have or been braver than I have had to be. I look through completely new eyes, with an open heart and a forgiving mind"

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Past Review Motherhood 101. Byu In Iasi Study Abroad Programs in Romania

"I learned about how to solve problems on my own. I also learned how to appreciate the small blessings in life. It was definitely worth while. "

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Past Review Smells Like Garbage, But Experience Worth Its Weight In Gold. China Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs

"I learned a lot about how a factory operates in China and a lot about the working mentality of the local Chinese people."

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Past Review I Learned To Love The People. Brigham Young University: France International Internships

"I realized that french is not just something to study. In fact, it became much less and much more than that. It is just a background, a base for people's lives, yet it is also a form of communication that can link you to millions of wonderful people. I also learned that life is an adventure. Take advantage of every opportunity t..."

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Past Review Goin' Scottish! Study Abroad Programs in Scotland

"I gained a love and a knowledge for Scottish and Irish culture, a love for the freedom of travel, an admiration for people of various backgrounds, and an understanding of the importance of my home in my life. I gained maturity and life experience, as well as a greater understanding of events throughout my life. "

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Past Review One Night In Bangor Brigham Young University: Wales - Wales Study Abroad

"I learned a lot about travel as an adult."

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"I am from a Latin American culture so what I gained is the knowledge that my country (Brazil) and Mexico are really similar. "

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Past Review I Am Glad I Didn't Let The Opprotunity To Go On This Trip Pass. Brigham Young University: Traveling - China Life Science Study Abroad

"I really felt that we got a good mix of being in the culture and being able to be tourist and see a lot of places. We lived in dorms for a month in Shanghai and I really got a feel for college life in China and I was able to see a part of their culture that I would have never seen. "

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Past Review The Hardest But Most Amazing Experience Of My Life. Byu In Iasi Study Abroad Programs in Romania

"I feel like I learned new things about other cultures and lots of real world applications for my major."

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"A different perspective on literally everything I do and see. It was worth every second."

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"I don't feel like I gained anything that I couldn't have gained getting a minimum-wage paying summer job."

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"It was something BYU couldn't have anticipated and something a person couldn't plan for. It was both great and terrible. I learned to do further research and to be more aware of exactly what I'm getting myself into. Though I wouldn't do it again, I would say it was worthwhile."

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"I learned a great deal about teaching, I learned how wonderful it is to connect with people of other cultures, I learned how fun it is to have dance parties with Bolivians, I saw examples of people who work so hard to bring about so much good in their community and I got to learn how they do it, I learned how wonderful teaching ..."

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