Have the experience of a lifetime as you gain global perspectives.

Forty-five percent of students take part in off-campus experiences in University-approved programs around the world, plus our own "Bucknell in" semester and summer programs. So where would you like to go?

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Study Abroad Basics

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Information for First-Year Students

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Process to Study Off-Campus

First Year Students
First Year Students are eligible to apply to study abroad during the first semester of their sophomore year and complete an Intent (pre-application) form on a rolling basis until the fall application deadline.

Sophomore Students
Sophomore students are eligible to apply to study abroad during the fall and spring semesters of their junior year or the fall of their senior year. In order to be considered for a semester placement Sophomore students must complete the Intent (pre-application) form by the Intent to Study Abroad Deadline.

Semester Eligibility Requirements
Bucknell policy requires that students who study off campus in the fall semester have at least a 2.8 GPA. The GPA requirement for the spring semester is at least a 3.0.

Application Process

Complete Intent to Enroll 

Schedule an Advising Session 

Submit an Application

Semester and Full Year Programs

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We offer off-campus study programs created, organized and led by Bucknell University. Available in a variety of disciplines and locations around the world, they merge the abroad experience with our curriculum.

We also maintain a list of approved programs operated by non-Bucknell institutions that have been reviewed and evaluated for academic integrity and program relevance.

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Summer Off-Campus Study

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Summer study abroad provides students with the opportunity to study outside the constraints of the typical academic year, while also providing students with the freedom to choose programs across a myriad of academic disciplines and varying program lengths.

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Global Certificate Students


Shiqi Li
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Global Certificate Student:
Shiqi Li
Economics, Mathematics, & German Major

"I realized that I could fit into more situations than I had previously thought."

Global Certificate Student:
Shiqi Li
Economics, Mathematics, & German Major

"I realized that I could fit into more situations than I had previously thought."

Shiqi Li
Andranae Nelson
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Global Certificate Student:
Andranae Nelson
Markets, Innovation & Deisgn

"I learned to love what I don't necessarily understand. Just because I'm not used to something doesn't mean it is strange."

Global Certificate Student:
Andranae Nelson
Markets, Innovation & Deisgn

"I learned to love what I don't necessarily understand. Just because I'm not used to something doesn't mean it is strange."

Andranae Nelson
Bella Fraim
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Global Certificate Student:
Bella Fraim  
German & Economics

"Being abroad reinforced my desire to travel and interact with new people frquently after graduation."

Global Certificate Student:
Bella Fraim  
German & Economics

"Being abroad reinforced my desire to travel and interact with new people frquently after graduation."

Bella Fraim
Megan Grossman
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Global Certificate Student:
Megan Grossman  
Chemical engineering

"When I've traveled before, I've felt like a tourist. this time I felt like a traveler: much more integrated into the culture."

Global Certificate Student:
Megan Grossman  
Chemical engineering

"When I've traveled before, I've felt like a tourist. this time I felt like a traveler: much more integrated into the culture."

Megan Grossman
Messeret Kebede
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Global Certificate Student:
Messeret Kebede   
Managing for Sustainability

"I realized I couldn't pass up an experience like this. When else will you have the chance to live somewhere for 4 months and truly immerse yourself?"

Global Certificate Student:
Messeret Kebede   
Managing for Sustainability

"I realized I couldn't pass up an experience like this. When else will you have the chance to live somewhere for 4 months and truly immerse yourself?"

Messeret Kebede
Meg Mullin
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Global Certificate Student:
Meg Mullin    
Economics & Physics

"Go abroad for you. Do what you want to do while you're there."

Global Certificate Student:
Meg Mullin    
Economics & Physics

"Go abroad for you. Do what you want to do while you're there."

Meg Mullin
Jorden Sneed
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Global Certificate Student:
Jorden Sneed  
Sociology

"Be open to everything. If you're closed off, then it's easier to see something as a negative, when it could be a positive."

Global Certificate Student:
Jorden Sneed  
Sociology

"Be open to everything. If you're closed off, then it's easier to see something as a negative, when it could be a positive."

Jorden Sneed
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