University of Northern Iowa

August 16, 2018

University Information

The University of Northern Iowa's Study Abroad Center (SAC) offers academic opportunities in over 30 countries and administers over 20 faculty-led programs. SAC programs range in duration from 2 weeks to one year and allow students to earn UNI credit while studying abroad. Programs are designed to accommodate student’s program of study.

Important Dates and Deadlines

October 1 for Spring semester programs
October 15 for Winter Break programs
December 1 for Spring Break programs
February 15 for Summer programs
March 1 for Fall semester programs

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05/28/2018 Best Experience Of My Life University of Northern Iowa: Service Operations Management in Italy

"I learned a lot about myself as a person and how I interact with others who are different than me. Also, what I feel strongly about and what topics interest me. I also learned that you just have to put yourself in the other persons shoes sometimes to see where they are coming from. "

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05/21/2018 The Trip Of A Lifetime! University of Northern Iowa: Service Operations Management in Italy

"I learned how to be in a different culture (especially on my own). It was definitely worth while!"

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05/21/2018 Very Fun! I Learned A Lot About Italian Culture. SAI Programs: Sorrento - Sant'Anna Institute

"I learned a lot about how Italian daily and business life differs from American. I also got to see many historical, architectural, and natural (rocks/sea) sites. "

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05/21/2018 Beautiful, Yummy, Ehxhausting, Fun, And Interesting! University of Northern Iowa: Service Operations Management in Italy

"Definitely! Gained a lot of insight on global culture and international business "

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05/21/2018 Great Experience University of Northern Iowa: Service Operations Management in Italy

"Learned cultural differences and definitely worthwhile. "

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05/21/2018 Everything You’d Hope It Would Be And Much, Much More! University of Northern Iowa: Service Operations Management in Italy

"I learned a lot about cultural difference just by being here. Visiting the towns around Sorrento was amazing. It was fun to compare how we do things as American to what Italians do. "

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05/21/2018 Amazing Sant'Anna Institute: Sorrento - Live, Learn and Immerse in Italy

"Yea, it was definitely worthwhile. I learned a lot about how our cultures different from each other and I now understand Italians more. Plus I got to see/do a lot of things I wouldn’t be able to at home."

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05/30/2017 Great Semester Of Traveling University of Nicosia - Global Semesters: Nicosia - Semester in Cyprus

"Learned how to be a better traveler. "

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12/01/2016 Best 3 Months Of My Life American College of Thessaloniki (ACT): Thessaloniki - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

"The most important thing I learned while abroad was just how big and diverse the world is. I made friends from places I honestly did not know existed before coming to Greece. I am a much more culturally and politically aware person now. "

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08/30/2016 Greece Was The Most Worthwhile, Educational, And Fun Experience I've Ever Had. University of Northern Iowa: Capstone in Greece

"I not only learned about history, but I saw it in person. I was in front of the Parthenon and saw the ruins of the Minoans. It was incredible and it's hard to explain everything I gained from it. It was the most worthwhile experience I've had and it's opened my eyes to a new part of the world. This experience has motivated me to..."

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08/27/2016 Educational And Relaxing University of Northern Iowa: Literary and Cultural Perspective of Barcelona

"From my semester + time in Barcelona, I learned more than I can put into words. I gained fluency, made lifelong friends, and learned so much about myself than before I left the US."

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08/08/2016 The Most Beautiful Country I've Ever Been Too University of Northern Iowa: UNI Capstone in New Zealand

"Very worthwhile, there are countries that seem more into environmentally friendly things, like using toilets with less water use, refilling bottles instead of buying new ones, there are many diverse people in every country, and currency is different as well as its value abroad."

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08/04/2016 Capstone In Greece: My Exploration Of Greek Life University of Northern Iowa: Capstone in Greece

"I have gained such a better understanding of cultural differences and people in general. It was awesome to get out of my cultural box and adapt to a different place and lifestyle for three weeks. I feel much more rounded as a person and made 18 new friends, which I'd say made it worthwhile."

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08/04/2016 The Best Experience Of My Life!!!! University of Northern Iowa: Capstone in England and Ireland

"I learned a lot about technology and how different it is in other societies! They have solar trees in London to help charge cell phones in public, public gardens, and recycling in restaurants! How cool! "

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08/03/2016 A Fantastic Overall Experience Iowa Regents: Cork - Semester Program in Ireland

"I learned how to live independently in a culture, while similar to the U.S., was not the one I was raised in. It was definitely worthwhile. "

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08/03/2016 Eye Opening University of Northern Iowa: Bamberg - Semester in Bamberg, Germany

"I learned a lot of other cultures and views. I've studied from the perspective of a German and have found a different way to evaluate global events"

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08/03/2016 An Experience Of A Lifetime With Friends And Memories To Last A Lifetime. University of Northern Iowa: Paris & Rennes - UNI Capstone in France

"I learned a lot about the differences in culture and gained memories and friendships that I will have with me for the rest of my life. "

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08/03/2016 Amazing Views Of New Zealand University of Northern Iowa: UNI Capstone in New Zealand

"It was worthwhile. I went over there not knowing any one. Made friends from the University and had an amazing experience while in New Zealand."

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08/02/2016 Trip Of A Lifetime University of Northern Iowa: Paris & Rennes - UNI Capstone in France

"I learned I want to go abroad more and as scary as a new place is, it's great to take the risk and travel. Definitely a worthwhile experience"

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08/02/2016 Chad Dad Is The Best. 10/10 Would Recommend. Best 3 Weeks Of My Life! University of Northern Iowa: Capstone in Southern Italy

"I had never been abroad and I didnt want to go for a whole semester. 3 weeks was perfect and Chad is awesome. He knows everything about this trip. "

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08/01/2016 Amazing University of Northern Iowa: Paris & Rennes - UNI Capstone in France

"Have an open mindset and don't get set on certain times, things come up while traveling. "

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07/29/2016 A Lot Of Fun University of Northern Iowa: Capstone in England and Ireland

"A lot about sustainability "

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07/27/2016 France...A Trip Of A Lifetime! University of Northern Iowa: Paris & Rennes - UNI Capstone in France

"I learned a lot about the culture of France and learned some of their language. I learned how different it is in another country and learned quite a bit about the food, money, and government. It was a worthwhile experience for sure!"

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07/26/2016 Amazing University of Northern Iowa: Paris & Rennes - UNI Capstone in France

"Difference in cultures"

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07/26/2016 An Absolutely Incredible Experience University of Northern Iowa: UNI Capstone in New Zealand

"New viewpoints and worldly points of view. I have gained an appreciation for things that I never appreciated before. I love the idea of travel and want to impart on others the genuine nature of native New Zealanders. I hope to eventually move there one day."

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