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Explore Your World

Your St. John’s experience extends beyond the four walls of your classrooms, and even beyond our home base in New York City. You can study abroad on our Rome campus, at our locations in Paris, France, or Seville, Spain, or in dozens of other countries.

Facts-At-A-Glance

1,200

Students Welcomed From 100+ Countries

44.2%

of Students Study Abroad Before Graduation

16

Countries Host Our Study Abroad Programs
St. John's University Students Studying Abroad

Rome! Paris! Limerick! Seville!

Study abroad and explore the art, culture, food, and people of historic European cities. Walk to the Vatican. Visit the Musée du Louvre. Snack on escargot, tapas, or soda bread. Soak it all in, and see how your global perspective grows.

Global Success Story

JohnAnthony DiMaria ’17CPS
“Studying abroad was a great opportunity to put what I’ve been learning in the classroom at St. John’s into a real-world setting.”
JohnAnthony DiMaria ’17CPS
College of Professional Studies

A Day in the Life

Curious about what SJU Global Studies students see, do, and learn on a daily basis? Check out our social media channels for an inside glimpse of what it’s like to study abroad. 

St. John's University Taking Selfie Abroad

Global Events

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The City of Rome: Summer Info Session

3:00 pm4:30 pm
DAC 208
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The City of Rome: Summer Info Session

12:00 pm1:30 pm
DAC 408
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The City of Rome: Summer Info Session

3:00 pm4:30 pm
DAC 208
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Mar

The City of Rome: Summer Info Session

12:00 pm1:30 pm
DAC 408
St. John's University Manhattan Campus

The City’s Your Classroom

New York City is the heart of your St. John’s experience. It’s where you’ll study, serve, intern, work, and lay the intellectual and personal foundation for the rest of your life. With campuses in Queens, Staten Island, and Manhattan, as well as SJU’s suburban location in Oakdale, Long Island, the entire region is yours to explore. 

Global Studies Announcements

US News and World Report ranked St. John's University's graduate online programs in Education and Business in the top 100 by US News and World Report.
Knowing several languages helped philosophy and French major Carlos Alvarez ’15C secure two internships in Paris, France, during the Spring 2014 semester.

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Get Connected

The Language Connection provides students with quality language instruction, while helping them gain the academic skills and cultural knowledge necessary for their success in academic programs at SJU and other academic institutions, and in their future professional and personal lives.

Be Our Guest

We encourage international students to engage the St. John’s community by signing up for a Conversation Partner or a Host Family. Get to know SJU, NYC, and the United States from a different perspective. St. John’s employees or students can become a host or volunteer.

International Admission

Interested in attending what U.S. News & World Report named as the second most ethnically diverse national university? Join more than 1,300 international students who call SJU their home away from home.

Global News

St. John's Among Top-30 Universities for Study Abroad Participation
With more than 44 percent of St. John’s undergraduates choosing to earn credit by living and learning in other countries, the University has risen to 27th place nationwide in study abroad participation, according to The Institute of International Education (IIE).
From Rome, President Gempesaw talks St. John’s Vincentian Mission with EWTN, Global Catholic Television
On a recent visit to St. John’s University’s Rome, Italy, campus, President Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., had the opportunity to discuss the University’s enduring Vincentian mission and the unique experiential learning that takes place at St. John’s, known as academic service-learning, with Juliet Linley, Vatican Correspondent for EWTN, the Global Catholic Television Network which broadcasts in 140 countries.
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