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Why Study Abroad
Why should you study abroad?
For your academics:
- Fulfill degree requirements for your major, minor, LSP domains, or electives.
- Go to the source—study ancient Greek culture in Greece, Spanish language in Latin America or EU politics in Europe.
- Travel and study with the experts—DePaul professors.
- Examine your academic interests from an international perspective.
- Attend a prestigious university abroad.
For your career:
- Did you know students who study abroad tend to get jobs sooner and with higher salaries than those who don’t?
- Build job skills like intercultural communication, adaptability, independence and critical thinking.
- Increase foreign language proficiency.
For you, personally:
- Become a global citizen.
- Build confidence, independence.
- Have an adventure.
- Connect to your heritage.
- Learn about yourself.