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Global Education: Study Abroad

Global Experiences for Every Student

The Global Education Program aims 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 may be available; contact the Global Education team for more details.

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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.


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.


Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence, France

Spend a semester abroad at UNE France in beautiful Aix-en-Provence, a charming university city in the south of France near the French Riviera and the Mediterranean.


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.


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 in a traditional course setting throughout the semester to prepare for travel through readings, lectures, and coursework, then travel during a semester break or over the summer. 

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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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Moorish Tides study abroad magazine

Moorish Tides showcases the writing of University of New England students and their incredible experiences while studying abroad in Morocco, Spain, and the region.

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