Explore Your WorldStudy Abroad & Away

African American female student smiling in Barcelona

Getting Started

  • Watch our VIDEO on how to get started with Study Abroad & Away!
  • Use your JU email to create your Traveler Account to register with the Study Abroad & Away office.
  • Complete the Program Preferences on the Traveler Account.  This helps you narrow down programs by location, courses, program length, etc.
  • Apply to the JU approved program that best fits you. 
    • Not ready to apply yet?  That’s okay too!  Your Traveler account can simply be used to learn more about study abroad opportunities. When you are ready, it will be there waiting.

Why Study Abroad & Away?

  • Academic Credit: Stay on track with your studies and earn credit while abroad or away.  Programs can fulfill core requirements, major requirements and electives. 

  • Program Options: JU offers a variety of options to suit the needs of every student.  From week long faculty led programs to immersive semester experiences, no matter your major, we have a program for you.

  • Boost Your Resume: Employers want employees with international experience.  Study abroad & away programs allow you to make cultural connections, expand your professional network and bring new perspectives to the workplace.

  • Build Skills: Studying abroad can help you improve and build upon soft skills like problem solving, independence, and critical thinking.  It’s also a great way to improve hard skills such as foreign language.

  • Fun: Exploring the world is fun!  Travel allows you to experience new sights, sounds and tastes. You may even discover something new about yourself along the way.

Watch our Study Abroad & Away introduction video

Deadlines& Announcements

Scholarships Deadlines for 2024 

JU Experiential Learning - February 15, 2024
Fund for Education Abroad - Sept 20, 2023
Benjamin A. Gilman - Oct 12, 2023 


US Passports
Apply for or renew your passport today!  Processing times for US passports range from 6-12 weeks from the date submitted.  Plan ahead.

Student Application Deadlines

Due dates vary by program. Check program pages for the dates that apply to you.

Spring 2024: October - November 2023
Summer 2024: January - March 2024
Fall 2024: April - May 2024

Faculty Led Program Proposals

Faculty led program proposals due March 1, 2024. Download faculty resources

Group trip photo of students and teacher

As a faculty member, I wanted to give my students the opportunity to grow and learn in immersive experiences. Teaching students to discover and engage in new cultures is a highlight in seeing them become global citizens!

Tiffany Leach, Associate Professor of Art

COVID-19 Safety

For the health and safety of our entire Dolphin community, all travel must comply with CDC guidelines and any in-country and program-specific mitigation strategies that are in place. All faculty-led programs must abide by Jacksonville University COVID-19 policies.

Contact Information Study Abroad & Away

Phone: (904) 256-7295
Email: abroad@ju.edu