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Explore and Apply to Learning Abroad programs in our 
CoogsAbroad Portal!


Begin your journey abroad at our LA101 Workshop

Learn about our program options, scholarships and funding opportunities, academic and program eligibility, and how to find the best program for you at our Learning Abroad 101 Workshops. Held virtually and in person, all students must attend an LA101 Workshop before they begin the advising process.  


Summer 2024 Photo & Video Contest 

If you are studying abroad this Summer 2024, share your photos and videos of you and your experiences abroad with us! Participate in our Learning Abroad Photos & Video contest for a chance to win BIG prizes!

Fund Your Program with Scholarships

Many of our #CoogsAbroad fund their programs partially or fully with Learning Abroad schoalrships, like the UH International Education Scholarship or the Gilman International Scholarship. Learn more about your options and how to successfully apply on our website or at a scholarship session or workshop!


Picture Yourself Abroad

Learning Abroad welcomes all students to pursue a program abroad during their time at the University of Houston, inclusive of all identities, budgets, and majors. Visit our Student Resources page to learn how you fit into the picture. 

Plan ahead


Spend a semester abroad!

Consider a semester abroad! Keep on track with your degree plan and take courses abroad in your major and minor, and even use your financial aid to help get you there. From Business to languages, social sciences to STEM, there are so many courses and opportunities! Work with your advisor about what and where you'd like to study, and attend one of our Learning Abroad 101 workshops, visit the Programs page to see all of your opportunities, and get started today!

Learning Abroad by the numbers: 2022-2023

  • 556Coogs Abroad
  • 34Gilman Scholarship Recipients
  • $490,000+Student Scholarship Funding
  • 47Countries Visited
UH Faculty-Led Programs

Alexa, Dora, Elizabeth, Leah, and Virginia join one of their faculty leaders, Dr. Kia Johnon, on an excursion through Mayan Ruins on their summer 2019 CommD faculty-led program to Belize.

Check out our #coogsabroad on Social Media!