Eastern Illinois University

November 20, 2018

University Information

The Office of Study Abroad at Eastern Illinois University is dedicated to providing affordable, high quality international academic experiences to eligible students, allowing them to develop the knowledge and cross-cultural skills necessary for leadership in an increasingly global economy. These experiences include approved short and long-term study, intern, field and practical opportunities throughout the world, all contributing to a student’s EIU degree and grade point average.

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11/13/2018 Italy Was A Major Confidence Booster Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Exploration of Italian History, Culture, and Technology

"I learned a lot about myself as a person being abroad. Experiencing the hiccups that being in a non-English speaking country made me a much more confident problem-solver. "

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09/01/2018 The Best Week Of My Life! Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Antigua - Spring Break in Guatemala

"I gained an appreciation for other cultures and languages. This trip made me realize how different my life is than other peoples. It was definitely worthwhile, and I would love to go back. "

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07/13/2018 The Abroad Experience Was Amazing, But The Studying Aspect Severely Lacked. CISabroad (Center for International Studies): London - The London Semester

"I gained such an appreciation for the country and the people who live there. I gained life-long friends who I still talk to everyday. It was absolutely worthwhile and I’d recommend it to anyone "

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06/15/2018 Sevilla For A Semester API (Academic Programs International): Seville - Universidad Pablo de Olavide

"Yes, it was 100% worthwhile. I learned to accept change, live with a plan and without a plan, and to appreciate things that are new to me. I gained language skills and a confidence that I have not had before."

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05/06/2018 Spectacular Spain University of Salamanca: Salamanca - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned friendship skills, how to be more confident in myself, how to be okay with trying new foods, and more of the Spanish language! Everything was worthwhile there."

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04/11/2018 Best Experience During My College Career! Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Dublin - Ireland and Northern Ireland Co-Cultural Experience

"I learned about myself, my view on the world, and how an open mind can take you so much further in life. I learned to except people for while they are and not judge them on what I do and do not know about their background. I also realized how lucky I am in my current situation in life and that healthily relationships and communi..."

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04/10/2018 Study Abroad In London And Paris EF International Language Campuses: Study French in Paris

"I learned that it is good to try new things and to embrace being independent. When you are independent you get to experience more things for yourself and not just because others want you to. Taking the time to research and plan allows you to make the most of your trip, whether it is short or long. My study abroad through EF C..."

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03/29/2018 A New Place I Can Call Home. API (Academic Programs International): Limerick - University of Limerick

"I learned that getting new perspectives is essential to everyday life. So worth it."

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01/10/2018 Semester Of A Lifetime USAC: Accra - University of Ghana Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

"I learned to be patient with everything and to appreciate what you have. This study abroad trip was worthwhile."

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01/10/2018 The Best Decision University of Winchester: Winchester - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned a lot about myself and what I'm capable of. I went to this program not knowing anyone I was nervous but the friends and confidence that I gained doing it was worth being nervous. I also gained a ton of patience. This is an experience no matter how annoyed I was with all of the paperwork before going, and sometimes whi..."

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01/03/2018 Spontaneous CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Sydney - Semester in Sydney at Macquarie University

"I gained more independence, friendships, different learning techniques to help me study and studying abroad was definitely worthwhile. I wish I could go back to Australia now but I know that will have to wait. "

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01/03/2018 Loving London University of Westminster: London - Direct Enroll Study Abroad & Internships

"It was one of the best experiences I've ever had. "

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12/27/2017 When Can I Go Back? University of Evansville: Grantham - Study abroad at Harlaxton College

"I learned that there are some experiences you can only find when in another country. "

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12/14/2017 The School I Was In Was Rough, But I Learned A Lot And The Views Were Stunning! The Island School: The Bahamas - Fall and Spring Semesters

"It was definitely worthwhile. I grew a lot as an individual. I learned that I can live on my own successfully. Especially since I was in another country. I got to meet a lot of individuals and learn their life lessons as well. I will cherish these memories my whole life."

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12/11/2017 Month Long Costa Rica Trip Good Language Immersion Experience Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica

"I gained a perspective on a new culture, language experience, and lasting relationships. "

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11/13/2017 Caherconnell Archaeological Field School National University of Ireland / NIU: Galway - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I learned the processes and the intermediate level skills of archaeological excavation. I learned the varied methods used by archaeologists to excavate different types of site and provide experience in a number of necessary skills, including intermediate levels of recovery and recording, feature excavation, and basic excavation ..."

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11/08/2017 Once In A Life Time, Life Changing And Eye Opening Experience Central Queensland University: Rockhampton - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"To enjoy your time there as its once in a life time. It is worth all the hassle of living in a different country apart from your family for 5 months. Also, its really important to tell EVERYONE you love that you love them, a lot can happen in a semester. "

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11/03/2017 Amazing Cultural Experience Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica

"The cultural difference between counties care for ther people. It was amazing to see how caring others are all of the time. "

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11/01/2017 The Most Fun I Never Want To Have Again Universidad Veritas: San José - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It was worthwhile. I learned the world is much bigger than I thought."

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10/26/2017 Best Experience Of My Life Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg: Wurzburg - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"I gained a second language, friendships that will last a lifetime, I know now that I can depend on myself, and I have a new sense of compassion for foreigners in America. 100 percent it was worthwhile. "

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10/25/2017 It Was Beautiful And Amazing Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Exploration of Italian History, Culture, and Technology

"This program has taught me what diversity really means, which to me means being open to people of different races different cultures as well as different opinions. No one way is the right way or the correct way. Yes this trip was worthwhile for me because now I pay attention more I listen and I learn."

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10/22/2017 Fun Trip! Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica

"I learned more spanish and that I would like to continue traveling to other countries. Yes."

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10/19/2017 Unbelievable, I Absolutely Loved Every Bit Of The Experience. Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Dublin -Business Study Abroad Ireland

"Yes, it was definitely worth while! I not only learned about Ireland's culture and history but I learned it is okay to be unsure of things. I learned that I grow the most when I put myself in situations when I am uncomfortable. "

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10/18/2017 I'm Still There In My Head. Institut Catholique de Paris: Paris - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"It has been my dream to go to Paris. It did not disappoint. I learned that traveling is truly exhausting and will challenge the very core of your being. You are constantly making decisions everyday about how you should handle yourself. It is very enlightening and leads to a lot of self awareness. However, and more importantly, I..."

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10/15/2017 Best Experience Ever Global Semesters: Florence - Semester in Florence: Food & Wine Studies

"yes it was! I learned so much about wine and the culture of Italy. "

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