Studying abroad can be one of the most enriching, educationally stimulating and fulfilling experiences of your life and can have long-lasting, positive effects academically, socially and professionally. Through engagement inside and outside of the classroom, you will gain insights into a different culture while building on your ability to communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people. Study abroad can expand your worldview, help you become more adaptable and help you increase your foreign language skills. Study abroad can also provide you with hard and soft skills that make you a more competitive candidate for jobs, graduate and professional schools and other post-baccalaureate opportunities.
Some of these skills include:
OSA aims to help Tulane students understand and achieve their goals for study abroad. These goals are often academic, personal and professional in nature. Our staff has developed a set of Learning Goals for our students as a way to help guide them in their overseas experience.
Students studying abroad through programs administered by Office of Study Abroad of Newcomb-Tulane College will demonstrate the ability to:
By utilizing the resources of our office and the Tulane community, we hope that students are able to cultivate new skills, interests and modes of understanding that will contribute to their lifelong growth and development. We encourage prospective students to follow the experiences of current and returned study abroad students to envision the multiple ways that international study and exchange can shape their lives.