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Study Abroad Programs

Through the University of Mount Union, you have the opportunity to study abroad to earn academic credit. You can study abroad or complete your student teaching abroad.

Students who wish to study abroad can do so in one of 29 different countries. Depending on the country of interest to you, you can choose to go for part of the summer, the entire summer, a semester, or an academic year. The University of Mount Union offers multiple summer, semester or yearlong programs through the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC).

Mount Union also offers study abroad programs to its students through the following Direct Exchange programs:

Education majors who wish to do their student teaching abroad can choose from seven countries. Visit the Global Student Teaching website to learn more information. Students should make sure they talk to staff in the Center for Global Education and Dr. Tom Gannon in the education department about how to make this option a reality.

Australia 

Through USAC, Mount Union sends students to one of two different universities in Australia.

  • Deakin University, Melbourne, semester/year programs available
  • Griffith University, Gold Coast, semester/year programs available

Canada

Through a Mount Union direct exchange program with the University of Quebec, students have the option of studying in Canada.

Chile 

Through USAC, Mount Union sends students to a university in Santiago, Chile.

China 

Through a Mount Union direct exchange program with Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and through USAC Mount Union  students can study abroad at universities in Chengdu and Shanghai.

Costa Rica 

Through USAC, Mount Union sends students to one of three different universities in Costa Rica.

Cuba

 Through USAC, Mount Union sends students to Havana.

  • Havana summer program available.
  • Havana January program available.

Czech Republic

Through USAC, Mount Union sends students to a university in Prague.

Denmark 

Through USAC, Mount Union sends students of business and economics to Copenhagen, Denmark.

England

There are five different options for students wishing to study abroad in England. Mount Union offers a direct exchange program with the University of Essex. Through USAC, Mount Union students can also study abroad at universities in Brighton, Bristol, Reading, and London.

France

Through a Mount Union direct exchange program with the University of Rouen and USAC programs in Pau and Lyon, students have three options if they wish to study in France.

Germany 

Through Mount Union direct exchange programs with the University of Bamberg and the University of Passau and a USAC program in Luneburg, students have three options if they wish to study in Germany.

Ghana 

Through USAC, students can study abroad in Accra, Ghana.

Greece

Through a Mount Union direct exchange program with American College of Thessaloniki, students have the option of studying in Greece.

India

Through USAC, students can study abroad in Bangalore, India.

Ireland

Through USAC, Mount Union students can study abroad in two different sites in Ireland.

  • University College Cork, semester/year programs available
  • National University of Ireland, Galway, summer programs available

Israel

Through USAC, the University of Mount Union students can study abroad in Haifa, Israel.

Italy 

Through USAC, the University of Mount Union students can study abroad in Torino, Viterbo or Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Japan 

Students have the option of several locations in Japan: a direct exchange program with Kansai Gaidai University, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies (KUFS), Akita International University and three USAC programs in Hiroshima, Osaka and Nagasaki.

Direct Exchange Programs:

USAC Programs:

    • Hiroshima University, semester/year programs available
    • Kwansei Gakuin University, semester/year programs available
    • Nagasaki University of Foreign Studies (NUFS)semester/year programs available

South Korea 

Through USAC, students can study abroad in Seoul, South Korea.

The Netherlands 

Through USAC, students can study abroad in The Netherlands.

New Zealand 

Through USAC, Mount Union sends students to Palmerston North, New Zealand.

  • Massey University, Palmerston North, semester/year programs available

Norway 

Through USAC, Mount Union sends students to Oslo, Norway.

Russia

Through a Mount Union direct exchange program with Kursk State University, students have the option of studying in Russia.

Scotland 

Through USAC, students have two study abroad options in Scotland.

Spain 

Through USAC, students can study abroad in one of four different sites in Spain.

Sweden 

Through USAC, students can study abroad in Vaxjo, Sweden.

Thailand 

Through USAC, students can study abroad in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Turkey

Through USAC, students can study abroad in Istanbul, Turkey.

• Bahçeşehir University, semester/year programs available