Semester Programs

Our semester programs provide a range of courses to choose from and students earn a full courseload of fifteen UP credits. The program cost includes housing, tuition, insurance, excursions, and either a meal stipend for groceries and meals or meals provided by host families, depending on the program. Applications are typically due November 1st for the following fall, spring or full year unless any particular programs are able to extend deadlines.

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Fremantle, Australia (Fall or Spring)

Offered in both fall and spring, in Fremantle, Australia students enroll directly at the University of Notre Dame Australia, on the west coast, and can choose from a wide variety of courses.

Students in Salzburg

Salzburg, Austria (Fall, Spring, Full Year)

The city of Salzburg is the birthplace of Mozart and home to the world famous Salzburg Music Festival. Students can satisfy course requirements in fine arts, history, theology, philosophy, literature, or political science. A limited number of semester slots are open, with preference given to nursing students for the fall and engineering students for the spring.


Nantes, France (Fall or Spring)

For French Studies Majors and Minors, our program in Nantes, France is offered in partnership with IES Abroad. Students live with host families and take classes at the IES center. Courses are taught in French and students have the opportunity to complete an internship at a local French elementary school. Prerequisite: FRN 301 and 302, French Studies Major or Minor

Granada skyline with Alhambra

Granada, Spain (Fall or Spring)

The Granada Spain is designed to give students the full impact of immersion another culture and language. Students live with host families, take classes all in Spanish and speak exclusively in Spanish. Prerequisite: SPN 301 and 302, or SPN 308 for heritage speakers.

Students on cliffs above the ocean

Galway, Ireland (Spring)

Offered only in the Spring, the semester long program in Galway, Ireland allows students to experience Irish culture first hand. This program works best for humanities or social sciences students who have an interest in Irish culture and history, but is open to students of any major.

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Rome, Italy (Fall or Spring)

One of the most beautiful and historically rich cities in Europe, Rome is a fantastic place for students seeking both cultural and educational opportunities. Program participants can choose courses from a wide variety of fields in the arts and sciences. Students are enrolled at John Cabot University, an American university located centrally in Rome.

city scene in Seoul

Seoul, South Korea (Fall or Spring)

This semester program is designed to offer students an dimmers opportunity to live and learn in a business-forward Asian country. Primarily for business students, Marketing, Finance and Economic majors will benefit the most from the academics at Kookmin University. Classes are taught in English.

Students at Windsor Castle

London, England (Fall or Spring)

Designed to offer students an inside look at the contemporary and historic British life and culture, this program is offered in partnership with the University of Oregon. Students live in apartments in the heart of London and take courses at the GEO center in downtown London. Students may also have the opportunity to complete an internship as part of this program.


Global E3 Engineering (Various Locations; Fall or Spring)

Through this program, students can choose to enroll in a university abroad as an Engineering student in fall, spring or a full year. Integral to the program is intensive language instruction and the opportunity for students to undertake a practical, paid internship in an industrial setting or laboratory in the host country. The internship component is an especially valuable element in strengthening the international and professional competency of the students, as well as a unique opportunity for host companies to become acquainted with these talented young people at an early stage in their careers.


Business in France (Fall or Spring)

Business students can enroll at the emlyon Business School in Saint-Étienne, France not far from Lyon. There is no language prerequisite, and students will have the opportunity to take courses alongside local and international students.

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Berlin or Freiburg, Germany (Fall or Spring)

For German Majors and Minors, students can study in Freiburg or Berlin with IES Abroad. Courses are taught in German. Prerequisite: GRM 301 and 302, German Major or Minor

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IES Abroad (Various Locations; Fall or Spring)

Students have various program options offered by IES Abroad, an organization that UP partners with. On any IES Abroad semester or summer program except for Nantes, France (for French Studies majors/minors) students would pay the program fee listed by IES in addition to a $400 UP administrative fee. UP scholarships and financial aid are not available, but other types of scholarships and Federal or State financial aid can apply.