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Getting Started

So you're thinking about studying abroad. Great! It's time to choose a program that's right for you. You can study abroad for a full semester or academic year. We also offer short-term winter and summer programs that range from two to eight weeks long.

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If you aren’t sure which program you would like to apply to, or if you would like to get a head start on planning for your abroad experience, the first thing you should do is visit us during walk-in advising!

We hold walk-in hours for general inquiries:

Monday through Friday, Noon to 3:00 p.m.

102 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Have you already decided on a program? Did you know that you can make an appointment to get answers to your specific study abroad program questions? Call Rutgers Global–Study Abroad at 848-932-7787 to schedule a 30-minute one-on-one advising appointment with one our study abroad advisers. 

Still have questions? Send us an email at

Want to hear the student perspective? Contact a Global Ambassador here.

Application Cycles

Fall semester and academic year programs: Applications are due by March 1.
Spring semester programs: Applications are due by October 1.
Summer programs: Applications are due by March 1.
Spring embedded programs (within a spring semester course): Applications are due by December 15.
Winter programs: Applications are due by October 1.
Fall embedded (within a fall semester course): Applications are due by July 1.

Choosing a Study Abroad Program

Rutgers Global - Study Abroad Tutorial 1, Choosing a Study Abroad Program

This first tutorial of our four-part series explains how to go about choosing a Rutgers Global–Study Abroad program.

Tutorial 2: Applying to Study Abroad

Tutorial 3: You've Been Accepted! Now What?

Tutorial 4: Staying Involved After Study Abroad