Study Abroad

The Study Abroad Office promotes learning opportunities for all eligible Ashland University students to gain an understanding of other regions, countries, languages and cultures through educational travel in the US and abroad.

From ten-day group faculty-led tours to academic-year independent travel study, the Study Abroad Office has study abroad opportunities that are right for you! To lear more visit our webpage: - Use the interactive world map to search programs by country, or use the left sidebar menu to learn about internal offerings and exchange opportunities! 

Study Abroad Opportunities 

Low-Cost Exchange Programs  [Semester / Academic Year]
Spend a semester or academic year studying at one of AU’s partner universities at reduced-tuition cost.  Major/minor courses as well as core courses are pre-approved. Locations include: South Korea, France, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Brazil and Spain.  New locations added annually.  See for more information. 

AU Summer Programs  [4-8 Weeks]
The Study Abroad Office offers three annual summer programs coordinated by our AU faculty. Visit the 2018 Programs Page for more information!

Faculty-Led Tours [1-3 Weeks]
Each year Ashland University coordinates faculty-led tours to locations all over the world from England to Africa to China. These academic programs allow students to accompany one or more faculty members as they explore a focused topic that uses the destination as the classroom.

Student Teaching Abroad [6 Weeks]
The College of Education's Cross-Cultural Internships in Teacher Education (CITE) program offers pre-service teachers the opportunity to complete their student teaching requirement outside of Ohio. Students are assigned to a school that utilizes English as the language of instruction

Additional Pre-Approved Programs [Semester/Academic Year/Summer]
Ashland University has pre-approved programs offered by the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC), and Spanish Studies Abroad through the Center for Cross-Cultural Study (CC-CS).  Summer, semester and academic-year programs are available in a variety of locations.


Meet our Office

Rebecca Parillo

Director of Study Abroad | 419.289.5870

Jacob Moss

Study Abroad Coordinator | 419.289.5415