Study Abroad Programs

Below is an explanation of the study abroad options available to you. Researching programs can be done using our online search programs function.  If you cannot find a program that meets your academic and personal interests, please review the Individual Study Abroad Policy and make an appointment to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor.
 

UNH Managed Programs

  • Directed and administered by UNH faculty either on-site or from New Hampshire
  • Suitable if you would like to study abroad with other UNH students (a few programs also enroll non-UNH students)
  • Courses aligned with UNH curricula, making it easy to fulfill UNH Major, Minor and/or Discovery requirements
  • Some programs are restricted to certain majors and/or have additional eligibility requirements
  • Offered for  academic year, fall/spring semester, summer;  January-term or  short-term programs  during spring break and summer
  • Pay UNH tuition, plus program fees and some UNH fees. Financial aid applies.
  • If you are interested in a UNH Managed program, please contact the program administrator directly.
     

UNH Exchange Programs

  • A reciprocal exchange between select foreign universities to provide students from each school to directly enroll at the partner institution
  • All courses, programs and services are administered and delivered by the foreign university
  • Suitable if you are independent and would like a full-immersion experience
  • Some programs are restricted to certain majors and/or have additional eligibility requirements
  • Offered for academic year or fall/spring semester
  • Pay UNH tuition, plus some UNH fees and program fees (e.g. housing). Financial aid applies.
  • Interested? Contact the Center for International Education.
     

UNH Approved Programs

  • Developed, managed and administered by professional third-party providers or universities abroad
  • Suitable if you would like to study abroad with other American study abroad students (possibly some from UNH). 
  • Depending on the program, you take courses with American, international and/or local students.
  • Program price includes additional student services, such as accommodation, excursions, and on-site support and coordination.
  • Have met UNH criteria as determined by the UNH University Committee on Study Abroad
  • Some programs have additional eligibility requirements
  • Offered for academic year, fall, spring or summer
  • No UNH tuition; instead, you pay the provider's program fees, plus some UNH fees. Financial aid applies.
  • Interested? Contact the Center for International Education.


Short-Term Study Abroad Programs

  • UNH faculty-led, short-term programs are offered during January Term, spring break and summer.
  • Short-term programs work a little differently, so please review the Short-term Study Abroad Policy.
     

Individual Study Abroad

Review the full Individual Study Abroad Policy online. If you cannot find a program that meets your academic requirements, two options remain:

  • Petition to CIE to have a non-approved program granted a Study Abroad One-time Approval, or
  • Officially withdraw from UNH for the term abroad and petition to transfer the credit after the program concludes.