Do it now. You may rarely have the time and freedom to do this again as easily after you graduate and start a career.
Make lasting friendships across the world.
It's affordable! Pre-approved programs are payable with Alvernia tuition and your financial aid most of the time will travel with you.
Set yourself apart when looking for jobs. Employers consider study abroad to show leadership, initiative, and communication skills.
Learn a second language!
Become comfortable working with and interacting with people of other cultures.
Expand your horizons and your independence.
Gain a deeper understanding of your field through internships, field trips, and experiential learning.
Take your place as a global citizen.
At least 6 months ahead, although in some cases you can complete all the applications faster to meet deadlines for both Alvernia University and the host program.
Study Abroad in Fall, Spring, or even Summer!