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Education Abroad Office

Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) Abroad

Area: Global Partner Program
Location: Various
Country: Various
Term: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter Break, Academic Year

With 140+ study abroad programs in 34 locations around the world, IES offers a little bit of everything when it comes to study abroad.  On an IES Abroad program, you can enroll in courses at one of our Centers abroad where you’ll take classes alongside students from all over the United States.  You also have the option to enroll in courses at a local university abroad.  Or, customize your academic schedule with courses at both.  IES study abroad programs take learning outside of the classroom with optional internships, service learning placements, and course-related field trips.

  • Argentina: Buenos Aires
  • Australia: Sydney
  • Austria: Vienna
  • Chile: Santiago
  • China: Shanghai
  • Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Quito
  • England: Cambridge, London, Oxford
  • France: Aries, Nantes, Nice, Paris
  • Germany: Berlin, Freiburg
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • Italy: Milan, Rome, Siena
  • Japan: Nagoya, Tokyo
  • Morocco: Rabat
  • Netherlands: Amsterdam
  • New Zealand: Auckland, Christchurch
  • South Africa: Cape Town
  • Spain: Barcelona, Granada, Madrid, Salamanca

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency TableParticipants in some IESprograms take courses at a local foreign university, while participants of other IES programs may take courses that are taught directly by IES.  If the program you are considering takes courses at a local foreign university, look for the relevant foreign university in the table.  If the program you are considering takes courses taught by IES faculty, look under IES/Institute for the International Education of Students in the program's location country.

Various funding opportunities exist for this provider. Please note the terms eligible listed for each:

  • Affiliate DiscountsUofSC students automatically receive a $2,000 discount on IES semester programs.
  • Education Abroad Office scholarship and financial aid page
  • IES scholarship and financial aid opportunities

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.


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