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Study Abroad

Begin your global adventure now!

Besides being fun and exciting, studying abroad is a unique life changing experience that will help you grow academically, personally and prepare you for your career. Students have the opportunity to travel to many places in the world and earn academic credit! Westfield State students that go abroad return exhilarated by the experience. They bring fresh perspectives to the Westfield campus and are more confident about living in today's world.

Interested? Our International Programs Office is here to make this dream a reality.  We'll assist you in deciding where to go, which travel option is the best fit for you, and help you with all the procedures that accompany studying away.

Go Global Brochure 2014 - 2015

Academic Considerations

From speaking to your advisor to preparing course work it's important to chart your study abroad trip early.

Financial Resources

We know that deciding how to finance your trip abroad can often times be stressful. There are financial aid and scholarship opportunities that may be available for you.

Health and Safety Advice

Do you have food allergies? Diabetes? A disability? Before you pack your bags make sure your health and safety questions are answered.

Parents & Family

We understand that your child's health and safety is important to you. Find out what you need to know before sending your child on one of the best, most positive and rewarding experiences.

Tips & Travels Resources

What do I pack? What time zone will I be entering? Can I bring my cell phone? We know you have a lot of questions. That’s why we've made this section just for you.