Education Abroad & International Partnerships
Why Study Abroad?
Top 10 Reasons
- It’s now or never! When else in your lifetime will you ever
be able to take off for a summer, a semester, or a year to
experience living in another culture?
- It doesn’t have to cost more than staying right here at BGSU. Sometimes it can be even cheaper!
- Experience learning
something new. You might be able to take courses we don’t have at
BGSU and enhance your major or minor.
in a new way and learn new ways to think and do things. Learn
through experience, not just books.
yourself to compete in the global economy by learning important
career skills. You will hone your critical thinking, problem
solving, teamwork, flexibility and other important skills you can
put on your resume.
- Find yourself or lose
yourself. You will learn who you are. You will experience personal
growth in many ways. While you learn about another culture you will
also learn what it means to be an American.
- Gain cultural competence and expand your world view. You might
even learn a foreign language!
- Make friends
from all over the world.
- Fulfill the
International Perspectives course for your General Education
- Travel to interesting places. It is fun. It is different. It is exciting!