Education Abroad

Study abroad for a semester or a year. Visit the Global Experiences Office for help in applying for scholarships (~400 available per year; ranging from $500-3,000), filling out applications, picking a place to visit for your studies, learning about travel logistics, health concerns, and cross-cultural adjustment.

Term AbroadProgram DeadlineScholarship Deadline
SummerFebruary 1stFebruary 1st
Fall or for entire YearMarch 1stFebruary 1st
SpringOctober 1stOctober 1st


Scholarship opportunities:

  • Basic: use 1 application for ~10 scholarships
  • Lieding: priority given to German-speaking locations; all locations considered
  • Wiebers: study a language abroad (Feb 1st deadline only)
  • Early Abroad: go abroad during your first 2 years at UNL
  • Internship: earn credit abroad

The first visiting scholar in the UNL MedRen/CREMS partnership, Andrea Nichols, presents her dissertation research at the University of York in 2015.

Comparing US and UK systems

Given UNL's partnership with the University of York Center for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies (CREMS), and for those who will study abroad and be surrounded with a different academic culture, it is helpful to understand the language difference between the US and UK degree programs.

For those looking at postdocs and faculty positions in the UK, the best listservs to use are or Times Higher Ed Jobs.



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