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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

20

Semester-long Study Abroad Programs

34%

of Students Study Abroad Before Graduation

3

European Study Abroad Sites

Rome! Paris! Seville!

Study abroad and explore the culture, history, food, and people of a uniquely European city. Walk to the Vatican. Visit the Musée du Louvre. Teach English to local children. Snack on escargot, morcilla, or cinghiale. Soak it all in and see how your global perspective changes. 

Global Success Story

"My interest in service began in high school. However, our service trip to Puerto Rico really gave me a new perspective on what social justice means on a global scale."
Caralina Lawless ’17
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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. 

Global Events

30
Mar

Cultural Mentorship Workshop: Short-Term & Summer Programs

1:50 pm3:15 pm
D'Angelo Room 307
02
Apr

International House: French Table

1:00 pm3:00 pm
O'Connor Hall
02
Apr

International House: French Table

3:00 pm5:00 pm
DaSilva Hall
03
Apr

Cultural Mentorship Workshop: Short-Term & Summer Programs

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

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

St. John’s University ranks among the top-40 doctorate-granting universities in the country for the study abroad participation rate of its undergraduate students.

We are grateful that all St.

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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 the University’s campuses in Rome, Italy, to Queens, NY, nearly 300 St. John’s students are showcasing their creativity this semester as part of a globally-performed art collaboration known as do it.
“Being exposed to different ways of life— and different outlooks on life— is very important to anyone’s development,” observed Cammi Roberts ’18Ed while discussing her Study Abroad experience.
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From the University’s campuses in Rome, Italy, to Queens, NY, nearly 300 St. John’s students are showcasing their creativity this semester as part of a globally-performed art collaboration known as do it.
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