Study Abroad

Your Adventure Starts Here
Northern's Office of International Programs offers study abroad worldwide! Students from ANY major can study abroad. The Study Abroad office can help you find a program that matches your needs and interests. Make your study abroad dream a reality!
  • Hundreds of semester study abroad options exist around the world
  • Short-term faculty led programs are available during winter, spring and summer break
  • 97 percent of students who study abroad find employment within 12 months of graduation
  • 90 percent of study abroad alumni who applied got into their first- or second-choice graduate school
  • Study abroad participation leads to greater self-confidence and maturity

The world is filled with possibilities - we'll help you find the right one!

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Discover how we can help you realize your study-abroad dreams!

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The [study abroad] experience is unforgettable and the things that you will get to see and do are unimaginable. There is a huge world out there, and learning by traveling brings out the best experiences. My trip was amazing and I would do it all over again in a heartbeat.

Zachary Ulmer, '18, NSU business management major, banking & financial services minor
Studied at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, summer 2016

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It was the most life-changing thing that I could have ever done. Now, I want to travel everywhere. Studying abroad in South Korea helped me to apply my in-class knowledge to the real world.

Taylor Ellingson, '18, international business major
Studied at Pukyong University in Busan, South Korea, summer 2017

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Studying abroad helped me learn more about the world, and realize how much smaller the world is, but in a good way.

Dakota Feller, '18, NSU international business major
Studied at Rennes School of Business in Rennes, France, fall 2017

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Being fully immersed in Spanish culture and putting faces to what you learn as just a language, instead of just looking at a textbook, was important to my educational growth.

Kayla Sproles, '18, NSU international business major, Spanish minor
Studied abroad in Santiago, Chile, summer 2016

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Studying abroad in China opened my eyes to a culture that is so different from the United States, and helped me develop a global perspective.

Shanae Doerr, '19, NSU international business & management major, Mandarin Chinese minor
Studied at Jinan University in Jinan, China, summer 2017

Faculty-Led Advisory Group (FLAG)

The Office of International Programs features a Faculty-Led Advisory Group (FLAG) to enhance the exciting study abroad opportunities at NSU.

Contact Us

Study Abroad Program

Lincoln Hall 114

1200 S. Jay St.

Aberdeen, S.D. 57401

Phone: 605-626-3161

Fax: 605-626-3355



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