Arcadia in the World

Arcadia in the World

Pathways to a Global Perspective

Each year, hundreds of Arcadia University students gain an international perspective with our renowned study abroad programs. Whether it's a field study course or an extended program abroad, the Office of International Programs and the Office of Study Away helps students learn to think critically and reflect thoughtfully in a rapidly changing global society. 

The University's approved semester- and year-long study abroad programs through The College of Global Studies are designed to excite and inspire students.

Study Abroad

Preview is a full semester course for first-year and new transfer students in the Spring semester that integrates a week-long global field study over semester break.


Global Field Study (GFS) courses are semester-long programs open to sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students that include an off-campus field study typically lasting 1-2 weeks.

Global Field Study

The First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) enables invited first-year students to participate in a semester-long study abroad program in London, England.

First-Year Study Abroad Experience

The Second-Year Study Abroad Experience (SYSAE) enables invited students to participate in semester-long study abroad programs around the world during the fall semester of their second year. 

Second-Year Study Abroad Experience

Decades of Study Abroad

In the summer of 1948, 17 Beaver College undergraduate women were on a mission of education and discovery in post World War II Europe. On the backs of their bicycles, as the world looked ahead to a bright future, students sought to understand the cooperative spirit of rebuilding from devastation.

The Arcadia Advantage

Enrich Your College Experience

Our students value their international experiences. Whether interning with a foreign company, paced with a member of Parliament, experiencing culture for a summer - a global experience enriches your understanding of the world. 

1 Second Every Day - Granada
Why Study Abroad with Arcadia University
Arcadia Rome Internship Program - Trajan's Market Museum

Arcadia University is accredited by the Commission on HIgher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Global Studies, as one of the academic units of the institution, recently sponsored the accrediting team to visit and review our London Center. 


Office of International Programs

Hours: 9am-5pm
6 Royal Avenue
Phone: 215-572-2867
Email: oip@arcadia.edu

Office of Study Away

Hours: 9am-5pm
Taylor Hall, 118