Study Abroad

Broaden your perspective and enhance your resume with Syracuse Abroad experiences. Consistently ranked one of the top international education providers in the U.S., Syracuse offers more than 100 programs in 60 countries that allow students to customize their abroad experience to their availability, academic requirements, and interests.

School of Education students have opportunities to study for a semester at one of Syracuse’s centers or partner programs for a semester abroad, or participate in a School of Education short-term signature program for 1-6 weeks. If you’re interested in studying abroad during your time at the School of Education, contact your advisor as early as possible to discuss how a semester or short-term trip can fit into your academic program.

Making Study Abroad Affordable

The School of Education has received over $1 million in support from the Himan Brown Trust to provide scholarships for students interested in going abroad through the Himan Brown Fellowship. This scholarship is exclusively for School of Education students! Contact Corinne Smith at for more information.

Syracuse Abroad Centers and World Partners

You’re in good hands! Every Syracuse Abroad Center is overseen by an academic director and bicultural support staff, and has close ties with local universities and communities. Pre-departure and on-site orientation programs further prepare students for their semester or year abroad. Syracuse Abroad is also known for its diligence in all matters relating to student safety and the well-being of the whole student.

School of Education Short-Term Trips

The School of Education offers many signature programs to study abroad for 1-6 weeks over winter, spring, and summer breaks. These programs are led by School of Education and associated faculty and closely align with the goals and curriculum of our programs. Our 2019 programs include:

Literacy, Inclusion, and Diversity in Italy

May 13-June 1, 2019
Apiro, Florence, Rome, and Venice, Italy
SPE/RED 400/600 (3 credits)
Marcelle Haddix and Beth Ferri

This three-week immersion in the Italian education system will invite participants to explore key course constructs through a combination of school visits and observations (as well as direct work with students on a shared literacy project). Includes Italian language study, lectures, cultural and museum visits, seminars, class reading, and written assignments. Beginning in Apiro (Marche region, Italy), and ending in Rome, you will also visit cities in several regions of Italy, including Venice and Florence, as well as day trips to other points of interest.

Experiencing Education in Rural and Urban Settings in Kenya

June 18-July 4, 2019
Ugweri, Embu, Nairobi Kenya
EDU 400/CFE 600 (3 credits)
Joanna Masingila, Jeffery Mangram

Travel to Kenya to be immersed in the Kenyan educational system and experience rural and urban life and school settings. You will work with students and teachers in classrooms in a rural day secondary school and an urban boarding secondary school. Beginning and ending in Nairobi, you will also visit Ugweri and Embu, spend overnight by a water hole and salt lick in the Aberdare National Par, and cross the equator near Mt. Kenya.

Apply for these and other experiences abroad through Syracuse Abroad.

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Corinne Smith, Professor Emerita
Corinne Smith