University of Hartford
The mission of the Study Abroad Office is to help prepare you for a journey of a lifetime! With over 60 different destinations to consider for your study abroad opportunity, there's a special place that will work for each and every one of you.
Study in English, or study in the native tongue of the country you select. Go for a year, a semester, a summer or a winter, but just GO! Take regular courses, participate in special programs, or intern in a variety of places, while earning University of Hartford credits. At the Study Abroad Office, we strive to answer all of your questions - including the ones you haven't even thought of yet!
The benefits of world travel are universal, no matter where you study. Inspiration can be found anywhere you go, whether it's in the architecture of castles and cathedrals, the wilderness of the Outback, the mountain ranges of Northern Italy or the local communities where you will stay for the duration of your experience.
Every destination will have a friendly and supportive program director or international office to guide you along the way, helping you achieve the most out of your time away. Each country, each city, and each university has its own distinctive character - something unique that will ultimately draw you to your best choice! So, let's get started by considering them all and begin exploring your future!
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Please visit https://www.hartford.edu/academics/study-abroad/ for more information.
"I learned so much about myself. I learned how to be independent, how to put myself out there to make friends, and also how to budget money. "A student University of Hartford
"I learned how to deal with people from different backgrounds, how to live in London and what to expect when living in another country. It was a good experience but I will not be coming back to London again. "A student University of Hartford
"I learned how to be more independent "manar a University of Hartford
"I finally got and outward perspective, and yes."Tyler S University of Hartford
"Overall, I did enjoy the time abroad in the host city. the culture was something like I had never experienced before and I do miss the lifestyle. I would like to visit Korea again just maybe not as a student"A student University of Hartford
"I don't think I could sum up the things you gain from going abroad, but I certainly feel like I came back a lot more confident. There is nothing like knowing you can navigate back to your air bnb from a beach an hour away in Italy when you don't speak the language. This experience is absolutely worthwhile, and I loved Edinburgh ..."A student University of Hartford
"I learned so many things about the city we were hosted, as well as the country."Jesus Y University of Hartford
"I learned a lot of people skills and how to live completely on my own and when something went wrong I had no choice but to figure it out. I feel much more confident in my life-skills and am comfortable travelling far distances from home"Madison T University of Hartford
"Learned Italian culture and language"Connor F University of Hartford
"I didn't know anyone prior to going so it made me become even more independent and more aware of what the world was like outside of the US. I learned about different political views and people's opinions about the rest of the world and learned more about myself and my interests. It was definitely worthwhile"Kayla O University of Hartford
"I learned more about my major, the people in my class. and all I want to do is travel internationally now."Dwayne B University of Hartford
"I gained an understanding of the way that other cultures operate. It also helped me to become more independent and it changed my life."A student University of Hartford
"It helped me learn how to navigate a foreign city."Michael E University of Hartford
"Study abroad opened my eyes to other cultures and the uniqueness of each country visited. It is the perfect opportunity when you are a college student as you have more free time now than after you graduate."Yuriy M University of Hartford
"Aside from the terrible program experience, I had a blast traveling around Europe during my stay here in Amsterdam so it was definitely worthwhile!! I became 1000x more culturally aware and culturally diverse now that I have been to 12 countries. A terrific experience to gain independence. "Danni K University of Hartford
"Jut how much more diverse the world is outside of such a huge and homogenized country as the USA is. "Parker K University of Hartford
"uhhh....yes it was worthwhile. Of course it was! I learned soooo much about myself. More than can be put it into words. I come home a new person and a person that is capable of so much more. There are things I did at the end of the program that I would not have been able to do upon first going."Aaron W University of Hartford
"I felt as I found myself abroad and a life changing oppurtunity everyone should take. I haven's traveled much before hand and when thinking of places to go Florence was the top of my list. Its a small city with many things as in restaurants, clubs, and education all in one. The culture is extremely different in the best way. I s..."Jennifer K University of Hartford
"It was definitely worth while. I am the first person in my family to travel abroad for school so I can say that I learned more about myself, but also how to be more independent. "Jason M University of Hartford
"A better understanding of classical architecture"Caleb J University of Hartford
"I learned a lot about race and poverty but more than anything I learned a lot about the US which was surprising. I will have to do a lot of self-reflection when I return but I definitely am a changed person and I enjoy where I am with myself in life right now. This is your sign to get away and do something hard and scary: it is ..."jessica h University of Hartford
"I gained a greater understanding of diversity and culture."Elizabeth K University of Hartford
"I learned how to be a polite guest, how to do a wine tasting properly, jewelry making, bocce, and how difficult it is to live in a hillside town without a vehicle. A fiat or a vespa would’ve made a huge difference."Aubrey H University of Hartford
"I could not possible fit all of the things I gained and learned while abroad. It was undoubtedly the most worthwhile thing I've ever done."A student University of Hartford
"I thought I would have an epiphany, a great realization, and I didn’t. That doesn’t mean it wasn’t worthwhile, it just means I was unrealistic."Sara C University of Hartford