St. John’s offers a wide variety of programs to suit any
student’s needs, from a full semester
at our Paris or Rome Campuses to winter
intersession and summer
opportunities in fantastic locations like Bermuda, China, or the
Galápagos Islands. What’s more, the Office of Global Studies can
help you decide which program best meets your interests.
For example, if you’d like to experience three different
countries in a single semester, try
Discover the World: Europe. On the other hand, if you work
during the school year and have limited time to study abroad, try a
winter, summer, or Tobin
Global Destination program, which travels for a few weeks
as part of an academic semester. Whatever your
academic focus or time constraints, St. John’s believes that all
students—graduate or undergraduate—should have an international
experience to enrich their academic experience and broaden their
Read below for all of our opportunities!
STJ Semester Programs
Whether you travel to three countries or one, St. John's
offers you a semester full of cultural exploration and
immersion through our Discover the World, Rome and Paris semester
Exchange and Direct Enrollment Programs
For the more independent student, we offer a variety of exchange
programs with partner universities around the world, including
Sweden, Japan, Barbados, Australia, Chile and many more!
These programs are fully contained between academic
semesters—you’ll earn academic credit in programs that span from 10
days to just over a month during the winter intersession or
Summer session programs are geared towards graduate and
undergraduate students who want to gain discipline-focused
intercultural knowledge and international exposure between
semesters. Program locations have included Argentina, France,
Vietnam, Spain and many more!
Winter Intersession Programs
Similar to summer programs, these offerings travel during
the break between the fall and spring terms. Previous locations
have included the Galápagos Islands, Italy, and Dubai.
St. John’s offers a unique set of programs that
spend the academic semester in New York or online, then travel as a
required component of the class either before, during, or after the
academic semester. Many of these programs are unique to St. John’s,
and offer an incredible opportunity to prepare for and engage
international study through a full semester’s coursework
This program provides freshman and transfer students with a study
abroad experience during their first year at St. John's. You’ll
travel to Rome, Italy with your professor and classmates for ten
days—all as part of a required, core class!
These innovative programs sometimes explore international themes
throughout the semester, then travel—sometimes abroad, sometimes
within own borders—to get first-hand exposure to the academic
material. Our first-even study away trips are planned for New
Orleans, Louisiana and Toronto, Canada.
Global Destination Courses
Students in Tobin College of Business can take advantage of
uniquely focused opportunities throughout the world! “GDCs” have
traveled to locations such as Ireland, Peru, and England.
Academically qualified graduating seniors can apply for the Dean's
Fellowship program, which sends students on a week-long sponsored
trip to Paris or Rome!
Other Graduate Programs
Many of the programs listed above also have a
graduate component, but please read about our full semester
programs, or our general graduate programs summary, below!
Short-Term Graduate Programs
Interested in expanding your graduate studies? Why
not take part in one of our numerous graduate programs that allow
students to spend part of their summers abroad. Past locations
include Guatemala, Vietnam, Argentina and England, just to name a
Graduate Degree Programs
Learn more about graduate degree progams offered abroad, including
semester and year-long programs.