Study Abroad
while attending Marywood University

The Study Abroad Office is part of the Center for Global Engagement Department at Marywood. Study abroad experiences can be tailored to individual comfort levels so students get exactly what they want from the experience. The amount of time spent overseas could range from a week during Spring Break, a few weeks in the summer to an entire semester. Students can choose to live with host families, among foreign students, or surrounded by other Americans. A number of programs are offered and scholarships and financial aid are also available.

You can study abroad in countries throughout the world—Programs vary in structure from exchanges and individually arranged programs to faculty-led programs.

According to a recent article in The Atlantic magazine: "Writers and thinkers have long felt the creative benefits of international travel. Ernest Hemingway, for example, drew inspiration for much of his work from his time in Spain and France. Aldous Huxley, the author of Brave New World, moved from the U.K. to the U.S. in his 40s to branch out into screenwriting. Mark Twain, who sailed around the coast of the Mediterranean in 1869, wrote in his travelogue Innocents Abroad that travel is 'fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.'"

Marywood students who have studied abroad come back marveling at their experiences. They report that besides seeing wonderful new places, meeting many interesting people, and experiencing very different cultures, they have grown in their interpersonal skills related to communication, creativity, problem solving and independence.

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Students Perspectives

Maryro[m]e Andiamo a Italia!

Maryrose Evanella is a Marywood Junior studying abroad in Rome at John Cabot University this semester!


The trip I had been waiting for was finally here. My roommate Ashley and I flew out on Thursday evening and landed in Paris a bit before 10. We had to ... Read more »

Corleone, Cannoli & Mt Etna

I feel so bad for not posting in about a month. My life has been crazy and this is the first time in weeks that I’ve had to time to just sit down... Read more »

Food, food, and more food! Oh and some catacombs

So much has happened over the past few weeks and I haven’t had anytime to write! Ugh! A few weeks back a few of my friends and I went to a food truck... Read more »