Global Education: Study Abroad

Global Experiences for Every Student

The mission of the Global Education Program is to foster global citizenship by providing the opportunity for all students to study abroad. Our program offers English-language courses in the sciences, humanities, business and the arts, as well as language study in Arabic, Spanish and French. Scholarships are available for most of our programs; contact the Global Education team for more details.


Semesters Abroad

UNE Morocco campus exterior

Tangier, Morocco

UNE Morocco, the first study abroad campus to be established in Morocco by a U.S. university, features state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of one of the major cultural, economic and political hubs of the region.

Morocco

Seville, Spain

Seville, Spain

Our partnership with the University Pablo de Olavide enables you to spend a semester in Seville — where the ancient meets the modern, and world cultures converge — for the same cost as a semester on campus in Maine.

Spain

Sciences Po

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

Spend a semester studying at Sciences Po, a globally recognized university specializing in political science. The campus is situated in vibrant Saint-Germain-en-Laye, just 20 minutes from the Paris city center.

France

Akureyri, Iceland at night

Akureyri, Iceland

Explore Iceland in our newest semester abroad program at the University of Akureyri. The northern city of Akureyri, "The Green Town," is surrounded by mountains at the head of Iceland's longest fjord.

Iceland


Travel Courses

UNE's Global Education Program offers an array of short-term travel courses to destinations like Spain, Belize, Dominica, Thailand, Italy, Scotland, Panama, Ireland, Kenya, Ghana, Cuba, Mexico and Brazil. Students accepted into these programs will meet with faculty throughout the semester to prepare for travel through readings, lectures and coursework, then travel during a semester break or over the summer. 

Explore UNE Travel Courses


by the Numbers

  • 100%

    Percentage of your financial aid package that applies toward our semester abroad programs

  • 193

    Number of Global Education Scholarships granted in the 2016-17 academic year

  • 5x

    UNE undergraduates study abroad for a semester at a rate almost five times the national average*

* According to the Institute of International Education's 2016 Open Doors Survey


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