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For Students

In general, DePaul University offers students two types of study abroad options:

  • Term-long programs where you will go abroad for one quarter or longer.
  • Short-term programs of typically 1-3 weeks that travel over the breaks (December, spring break and summer) and are led by DePaul faculty.

Below is a step-by-step guide to learn more and find the program that is the best fit for you.

Step 1: Attend a Study Abroad 101 Session

Study Abroad 101 sessions will guide you through the basics of study abroad at DePaul and discuss topics such as selecting, applying and financing your program. These quick, 30-minute sessions are offered every day during the quarter.


Spring Quarter Study Abroad 101 Schedule 
Lincoln Park 
2320 N. Kenmore (SAC), Suite 480
14 E. Jackson, Suite 403A
12:00 pm Chris
12:30 pm Francesca
12:00 pm Kristen
Thursday 12:00 pm Tim​​

Friday 12:00 pm Alicia* Cancelled on 5/5, 5/12

Step 2: Research Program Options

After attending Study Abroad 101, identify your goals and research programs and options on the Study Abroad website.

Step 3: Speak with the Program Contact (Optional)

If you are ready to apply for a program, skip to Step 4. If you have additional questions about a particular program or set of programs, meet with the appropriate program contact listed below.

Spring Quarter Open Advising Hours
Lincoln Park 
2320 N. Kenmore (SAC), Suite 460
14 E. Jackson, Suite 411
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Alma​ * Cancelled on 5/1
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Cara
Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Car​a

Friday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Alma* Cancelled on 4/28
For general program advising, contact Alicia Ortiz​.

Term-Long Programs
If you are interested in studying abroad for a quarter or longer, contact the advisor for your program/geographic region of interest:

Regions/Programs Contact
Europe (Hungary, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, United Kingdom) Alma Sandoval 
Latin America, Africa, Middle East, all non-DePaul programs, & College of Law exchange programs Marty McGivern
Asia, Australia, and Europe (France, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Ireland) Cara Miller
Shanghai: Summer Intensive Language (Led by DePaul faculty) Scott Ozaroski
Merida: Language, History, & Culture (Led by DePaul faculty) Erica Spilde
Rome: Film Studies (Led by DePaul faculty) Erica Spilde

Short-Term Faculty-Led Programs
While many short-term programs may be coordinated by a particular college, they are typically open to students of any major. If you are interested in a short-term program, each program has their own Web page, which includes that program contact’s name and email.  You can also contact the appropriate person below:

Colleges/Programs Contact
FY@broad first-year student programs Scott Ozaroski
Driehaus College of Business Quang Tran
College of Communication Erica Spilde
College of Computing and Digital Media Dominique Brown
College of Education Scott Ozaroski
College of Law Dominique Brown
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Erica Rideaux

Erica Spilde 
(Graduate - School of Public Service)
College of Science and Health Dominique Brown
School of Music Scott Ozaroski
School for New Learning Erica Rideaux
The Theatre School Scott Ozaroski

Step 4: Apply

  • DePaul-sponsored programs: Find the program you are looking for and click the “Apply Now” button to start the online application process.
  • Non-DePaul programs: Follow these application steps.