Studying away from JMU will change you for the better. Our classroom is global. Study away opportunities give JMU students an amazing mix of classes, day trips and lifetime memories. You will expand your universe. Boost your confidence. Become a better version of yourself. Explore our study abroad offerings and imagine where one could take you.


Students Study Abroad Annually


Study Abroad Programs


Semester-Long International Offerings

Featured Programs

Dominican Republic

Honors students use their Spring Break to take part in a Central American engagement experience that includes volunteering with a local nonprofit focused on ethics and sustainable housing. The trip also features lectures and a unique opportunity for transformative exposure to the Dominican culture.

Florence, Italy

JMU’s Semester in Florence program is a study abroad program designed for students who want to immerse themselves in one of the world’s richest cultures. Students take classes in Palazzo Capponi in Via dei Michelozzi, a 14,000-square-foot palace owned by Pio Istituto de’ Bardi.

Washington Semester

The JMU Washington Semester program is open to students of all majors and enables students to explore the wealth of political and cultural opportunities available in the Washington, D.C. area. The program features semester-length internships, courses taught at the JMU Washington Center, JMU-arranged housing and networking with alumni in the nation's capitol.

Semester in Spain

Offered fall, spring, and summer, JMU’s Semester in Spain program provides a rich academic and cultural experience, with well-qualified, dedicated faculty from the University of Salamanca.


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