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Study AbroadProgram Types

The Office of Study Abroad offers a wide variety of study abroad options around the world. Programs vary in type, length, area of study, and cost. Explore the types of programs below to find the program that best meets your needs.

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Virtual Study Abroad & Global Internships

Virtual study abroad and global internship opportunities are unique ways to explore the world from the comfort of your living room. While these programs cannot completely replace an in-country experience, virtual and online programs can provide you with new global perspectives and invaluable new knowledge/skills.

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Exchange Programs

An exchange program is a semester or yearlong experience at one of ODU's partner universities. Students participating in an exchange pay tuition to ODU and room and board costs to the host university.


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Affiliated Programs

An affiliated program is a program sponsored by an outside organization. ODU is affiliated with hundreds of programs that allow you to enroll for a summer, semester or yearlong experience almost anywhere in the world.

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Faculty-Led Programs

ODU’s faculty-led programs are short-term experiences that typically take place over spring break or in the summer. These programs are courses taught and led by ODU faculty members.


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