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USF International Studies Program ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Serving the World from a Gl obal Perspectiv e

Giving our students the “edge they need in a global marketplace is critical. This program is an incredible opportunity for our students to engage in diverse cultures, peoples and customs. We’re excited and proud to promote international studies to as many qualified students as possible.

Mark Benedetto President


Abroad for a Semester. Influenced for Life.


It’s a big world out there, but it’s not nearly as big as it used to be. Today technology brings people together. This increased access to nations beyond our borders challenges us to broaden our worldview. At USF we are stepping up to that challenge with a dynamic International Studies Program focused on cultural immersion, global awareness and enriched life experiences. By partnering with universities in Greece, Korea, Puerto Rico and South Africa, we invite adventurous students like you to study abroad for a semester. Satisfy your global curiosity by applying to participate in USF’s International Studies Program. >>>>> Puerto Rico

We’re with You The Whol e Way When you embark on an international studies experience through USF, you aren’t going alone. You are fully supported by your academic advisor and USF faculty members who are just an email away from you. In addition, our “whole way” values and Culture for Service motto provide you with the tools necessary to model Christ and to make smart, faith-based decisions.


Our Partner Institutions USF is proud to partner with four international universities that complement our academic requirements and allow you to pay normal USF tuition, fees and room rates during your semester abroad. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

The American University of Greece, DEREE, Athens, Greece


Community: Historically rich city of Athens, population 4.5 million, known as the “cradle of Western civilization” and one of the greatest capitals of Europe Campus: Modern classrooms, impressive library and Olympic-quality athletic facilities located on a breathtaking hillside at the edge of Athens Academics: Twenty-one majors, 32 minors and 1,000 courses taught in English by accomplished scholars Student Body: Ninety percent Greek for full-cultural immersion Athletics: Diverse intercollegiate and intramural sports played in Olympic-quality facilities, the official training site of the U.S. Olympic team Language: English spoken in classrooms, Greek and English on campus

Known for: Located in a city considered the cornerstone of philosophy, history and literature Website: –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Handong Global University, Pohang, Korea


Community: A population of 500,000 people situated on the coast city of North Gyeongsang Province Campus: Smaller, Christian liberal arts campus with undergraduate enrollment around 3,500 Academics: Majors taught in English include Global Management, Information Technology and U.S. and International Law with 30 percent of other major courses taught in English Student Body: Thirty-one nations represented on campus with nearly 10 percent international students Language: Korean and English, with some majors and courses taught in English Known for: First university in Korea to emphasize global education, focused on Christian worldview and dynamic “world changing” philosophy Website:


Academics: Five hundred programs and well-known for art and design, building, accounting, engineering, health and environmental sciences and information technology


Student Body: African students from 34 countries on the continent and a network of diversity that comes from a leading globalization program

Universidad del Este, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Community: Located in Carolina on the eastern part of a beautiful tropical island Campus: Twenty-one acre suburban campus featuring modern, spacious buildings and a student population of 12,700 students

Athletics: Twenty-four sport clubs on campus Language: English among dozens of others Website:

Academics: Twenty-four baccalaureate programs Student Body: Mostly commuting young adults from the surrounding communities Language: Spanish and English Known for: Colorful Puerto Rican culture and island community Website: –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa


Location: Port Elizabeth, South Africa Community: Metropolitan city of 1.3 million people Campus: Modern learning centers and newly-built classrooms surrounded by spectacular beaches, mountains and indigenous forest land

Tuition Information Students who want to participate in the University of Sioux Falls International Studies Program must apply to the USF International Studies Program Committee. Students who are selected by the committee to study abroad will, in most cases, retain their applicable financial aid. During students’ study-abroad semesters, they will remain enrolled at USF and will be charged their normal USF tuition, fees and room rate. They will incur no additional tuition costs to study abroad. However, depending on their host institutions, they may have to pay for meals and incidental fees. Students will be responsible for the cost of their airfare, and USF will coordinate their travel plans.

Ready for the World

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Apply for a semester abroad and get ready for a life-changing experience. Contact the president’s office at 331-6684 or or let your academic advisor know you’re interested in the USF International Studies Program.

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