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International Learning Experiences

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The UIC College of Nursing offers a variety of study abroad programs through our Global Health Leadership Office. The office helps UIC Nursing students and faculty acquire global perspective on matters of health and nursing.

All UIC Nursing students who intend to travel internationally for any academic purpose (including but not limited to a Study Abroad program, conference presentation, dissertation research, or clinical experience) are required to contact the Global Health Leadership Office well in advance of their travel plans.

Nursing Faculty-Directed Study Abroad Programs—Summer 2024


Rwanda: Global Maternal and Child Health in Rwanda

  • Open to UIC nursing, midwifery, pre-nursing, or pre-medical students interested in maternal child health in Africa. Of particular interest to Midwifery students.
  • Have completed 1 semester (minimum of 12 credits) at UIC by the time the program begins
  • Information Session Recording (Nov. 6, 2023)
  • Roundtable Discussion (Nov. 1, 2022)


Application and Program Details

Saint Kitts

Saint Kitts – Nevis: Disaster Preparedness and Global Health in the Caribbean

Application and Program Details


Spain: Culture and Health in Spain

  • Preference given to UIC undergraduate/graduate nursing or pre-nursing students. Open to other UIC pre-health students on a case-by-case basis.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA and in good academic standing
  • Have completed 1 semester (minimum of 12 credits) at UIC by the time the program begins.
  • Must have valid passport (valid for at least 6 months after the program ends) at the time of application.
  • Information Session Recording (Nov. 6, 2023)

Application and Program Details

Reflections on Study Abroad Experiences Heading link

Learn more about international learning experiences through the written accounts of UIC Nursing students who took part in past study abroad programs.

Read students' reflections

UIC Study Abroad Office (SAO) Heading link

Supports a number of other international opportunities which may be of interest to Nursing students. To learn more, visit the SAO website. Note: while international experiences provide significant learning and personal growth opportunities, an individual program may not meet a specific Nursing degree requirement. Students should include their Nursing advisors early in the planning process.

LEARN MORE: Funding for international experiences