Dr. Damian Bacich, Chair of SJSU's Department of World Languages & Literatures, reflects on his defining experience studying abroad.

The options are many. The choice is yours! Choose your defining experience abroad:

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Whether you want to spend a year, a semester, or a few weeks becoming a global citizen, Study Abroad and Away has a program that will provide you with an amazing opportunity to learn about different cultures and perspectives. Choose your adventure and see what the world has in store for you!

Go for a semester or full year! Explore our long-term programs that allow you to go abroad for a semester or a year:

Go for a shorter experience! Check out our short-term programs and study abroad from a week to a whole summer:

  • Faculty Led Programs (FLP) – Faculty lead a cohort of SJSU students, teaching an SJSU course on a short-term program, all the while, experiencing a new culture, meeting locals, and doing your coursework as you go!
  • Summer School Abroad (SSA) – experience an international university’s summer school program with locals and students from around the world!
  • Alternative Spring Break (ASB) - explore a new culture and do service as a volunteer in your host community!

Study Abroad information sessions and events are held throughout the year. Click here to check out the calendar of what is coming up next!