Spring 2021 Study Abroad Fair

The Fair will once again be virtual, but with an update - Engage will serve as the hosting platform!

Find the StudyAbroadFair on Engage here: https://louisville.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6648735

The fair kicks off on Monday, February 1st at 12 pm and concludes Thursday, February 4th at 7 pm. Each day has a special 30-minute Lunchtime Session hosted by StudyAbroad Office Staff followed by 4 or 5 one-hour long sessions hosted by third-party program providers and UofL departments. Additionally, there will be two Parent Q&A sessions hosted by StudyAbroad Director, Dr. Virginia Hosono on February 2nd at 5 pm and February 4th at 6 pm. 
Third-party program providers are companies UofL has partnered with to facilitate student travel abroad. These program providers offer in-country support, visa assistance, included day and weekend field trips, scholarship opportunities, and much more! Find a full list of approved program providers here.
Students will be able to RSVP to the fair and join virtual sessions through Engage.

Student international travel will tentatively be permitted after June 1, 2021. Students must adhere to the following three requirements to study abroad:

  1. Participate on an approved third-party program provider or a UofL faculty-led program,
  2. The destination country must allow U.S. students to enter (check US Embassy site), and
  3. All CDC and Department of State advisory levels must be a Level 2 or below
Below is the schedule for the StudyAbroadFair with session themes:
Monday, February 1st
12 pm: Lunchtime Session with StudyAbroad Staff - Picking Your Program
2 pm: ISLP
3 pm: SAI - Conversations with Recent StudyAbroad Alumni
4 pm: ISA - Talk with the Locals: An Interview with On-Site Staff
5 pm: USAC - How to Budget for StudyAbroad
6 pm: Arcadia - STEM Research Abroad
Tuesday, February 2nd
12 pm: Lunchtime Session with StudyAbroad Staff - Scholarships and Financial Aid
2 pm: College of Business - Open to Business majors only
3 pm: SIT - Conducting Research Abroad
4 pm: CISabroad - Affordable Internships Abroad
5 pm: AIFS - StudyAbroad During COVID-19
6 pm: School for Russian and Asian Studies - Study in Russia
Wednesday, February 3rd
12 pm: Lunchtime Session with StudyAbroad Staff - StudyAbroad Transcripts
2 pm: College of Business - Open to Business majors only
3 pm: IFSA - IFSA 101 with a Search Engine Overview
4 pm: CEA - Spanish Speaking Locations and STEM in Prague
5 pm: Semester at Sea - Life at Sea
6 pm: API - International Dining Etiquette
Thursday, February 4th
12 pm: Lunchtime Session with StudyAbroad Staff - Why Summer 2021 Travel Would be Cancelled
3 pm: IES - Diversity and Identity Abroad
4 pm: KIIS - Program-based and the KIIS COVID-19 Stress-Free Refund Guarantee
5 pm: CCSA - Summer and Winter 2021 Program Options
6 pm: KEI - STEM Classes Available Abroad