Study Abroad

Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps of Germany
A SPEA study abroad student stands in front of green rolling hills.
SPEA students stand in front of the Royal Crescent in Bath, England.

Summer abroad programs

A SPEA student overlooks Heidelberg, Germany.

Gain a global perspective

Our study abroad programs are designed to broaden your view of the world and make you a more effective leader. Courses are taught by SPEA faculty as well as faculty from international universities, depending on the program. Read about Nathan Saylors study abroad experience as a first-year student in SPEAs On the Rhine program. 

Travel with SPEA

SPEA study abroad scholarships

SPEA awarded $34,300 in scholarship money to SPEA students who studied abroad during the 2015–1016 academic year. In addition to SPEA scholarships, the IUPUI Study Abroad Office offers several scholarships to qualifying graduate and undergraduate students. Click here for a full list of financial resources and scholarships.

  • SPEA Overseas Education Fellowship

    Graduate students who are accepted into a SPEA study abroad program qualify for a one-time SPEA Abroad Fellowship of $500 regardless of when they apply to study abroad.

  • SPEA Overseas Education Scholarship

    Most undergraduate students who apply for the SPEA study abroad program qualify for the one-time SPEA Abroad Scholarship and can receive 50 percent of their program fees (maximum of $1,500). The priority deadline for SPEA Abroad summer programs is December 1. If you apply after the December priority deadline, the maximum scholarship decreases to $1,000.

  • SPEA International Experience Scholarship

    This scholarship supports graduate and undergraduate students who are participating in a study abroad opportunity and agree to document their journey. Award amounts range from $500 to $1,000 per year, per scholarship. Essay must be submitted with application to SPEA Student Services. Deadline is March 1. 

    Undergraduate application

    Graduate application

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