Learn about the benefits of international studies

International studies offer tremendous benefits and can be a life-changing experience.

Some benefits may include:
  • studying alternative perspectives and collaborating in group settings using different approaches;
  • improving new language skills;
  • growing global networks of lifelong friendships through immersion in local communities;
  • increasing self-confidence and awareness through independent travel;
  • building cross-cultural skills, competencies, and knowledge considered assets by prospective employers;
  • developing flexibility by working and living in new and sometimes challenging environments;
  • developing an understanding of, and sensitivity to, different customs and cultural traditions to become a global citizen.