Center for International Education

Education Abroad and Exchanges

No other college in the nation offers scholarships and financial aid packages as generous as the ones Berea grants, so you picked the right school for study abroad.

Get the most out of your college education through participating in an Education Abroad program, It offers a unique, transformational learning opportunity to: improve your knowledge of another language; develop intercultural skills; enhance your résumé; learn about the world (and also about yourself). Apply today!

Step by Step

1. Become eligible to study abroad:

2. Discuss your interests with your Academic Advisor:

  • Make sure to include study abroad in your curriculum plan;
  • Find out what ALE credit or perspectives you can get abroad.

3. Get help from our office:

4. Apply:

  • Apply with the CIE for permission to study abroad and financial aid;
  • Choose and apply to your program provider for admission.

5. Take advantage of all the financial aid opportunities:

6. Prepare for your study abroad experience:

The U.S. Department of State has published a new resource for U.S. students studying abroad. The new #‎StudentsAbroad‬ website is a mobile-friendly site designed to provide students, parents, and study abroad coordinators vital information related to studying abroad, including everything from how to get a passport to safety information while abroad.


Contact the Education Abroad Team at or (859) 985-3453, or drop by Woods-Penniman 205.