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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

38.6%

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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Oct
23
Oct

Visa Info Session

1:50 pm3:15 pm
D'Angelo Room 407
23
Oct

Parent Pre-Departure Orientation (Staten Island)

6:00 pm8:00 pm
DaSilva 212
25
Oct

Parent Pre-Departure Orientation

6:00 pm8:00 pm
Marillac 425
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

The book that has been chosen as this year’s Freshman Read is Why Forgive? By Johann Christoph Arnold who passed away last year.
St. John’s University ranks 31st in the U.S. among doctorate-granting universities for the study abroad participation rate of its undergraduate students.
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.
Campus Ministry is inviting everyone to see if there are “extra” clothes items that could be shared with those who are experiencing homelessness.

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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

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.
Castle Hotel Adare Manor, Ireland
Starting in spring 2018, St. John’s students can experience Ireland through the addition of historic Limerick as one of the three European cities included in the University’s popular Discover the World: Europe program.
Hospitality students in Assisi, Italy
Embracing the opportunities afforded by an increasingly global society, St. John’s has strengthened the undergraduate and graduate student learning experience by offering more study abroad opportunities at every level of instruction.
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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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