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Education Abroad Office

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)

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

USAC is a non-profit, study abroad provider offering more than 50 affordable, academic study abroad programs across 28 countries.

Countries: Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Netherlands, Uruguay

Cities: Accra, Alicante, Auckland, Bangalore, Bilbao, Brighton, Bristol, Chengdu, Chiang Mai, Cork, Florianopolis, Galway, Gold Coast, Gwangju, Haifa, The Hague, Havana, Hawke's Bay, Heredia, Hiroshima, Kalmar, Khon Kaen, Krakow, London, Luneburg, Lyon, Maastricht, Madrid, Melbourne, Montevideo, Nagasaki, Nishinomiya, Oslo, Palmerston North, Pau, Prague, Puntarenas, Reading, Reggio Emilia, San Ramon, San Sebastian, Santiago, Seoul, Shanghai, St Andrews, Stellenbosch, Stirling, Torino, Valencia, Vaxjo, Verona, Viterbo, Warrnambol, Wellington

To see courses UofSC students have taken with this Partner at a specific university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

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

  • Affiliate ScholarshipsStudents applying to USAC are eligible for the Affiliate Scholarship, which typically amounts to a $500 award but can vary. 
  • Beyond Boundaries: The Beyond Boundaries Award is a financial award of $1500 or more to be used to help fund a credit-bearing Maymester/summer study abroad experience. The goal of this award is to help students with high financial need make an overseas experience possible.
  • Carolina Global Study Award: All USC students participating in semester, academic year, or summer programs are eligible to compete for this award. The number of awards available varies from year to year. The goal of this award is to help provide a study abroad experience for students with financial need. 
  • Passport Travel Grant: The Passport Travel Grant is a financial award of up to $2000 to be used to help fund a Maymester or summer study abroad experience for Capstone, Honors, and Top Scholar students. 

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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