The goal of the Education Abroad Office is to provide quality service and support to students who seek international opportunities through education abroad and to support the internationalization efforts of the University of Michigan-Flint. The Education Abroad Office is committed to academic excellence and cultural enlightenment to equip students for active and intellectual participation in the global society.  In our increasingly interconnected world, educators and employers alike place emphasis on cultural awareness and global mindsets. The experiences you gain by living and studying in a foreign country will allow you to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will better prepare you for you academic and professional careers. Change the way you think about the world…Study Abroad!

Services offered through the Education Abroad Office include:
  • One-on-one student advising
  • Pre-departure orientation
  • Overseas health and safety support
  • Information on funding opportunities 
  • Support for UM-Flint faculty/staff-led programs, exchange programs, and affiliated program providers
  • Passport photos services - $6 for 2 photos
  • International Student Identification Card (ISIC) - $25, valid for one year

Education Abroad News

Gilman International Scholarship for Study Abroad Now Open!

The U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the application for students studying or interning abroad during the spring 2015 term (also known as UM-Flint winter 2015 term( is now available online.

Student application deadline: October 7, 2014 by 11:59pm (central) 

Exchange Program Information Session

Join us on Wednesday, March 26 at 1:45pm to meet with program participants and Education Abroad Office staff to learn about our international partner institutions, program costs, available scholarships, application deadlines, and more. Light refreshments will be served. The event will take place at Riverfront 2331.

Get a Business Edge! Spend a semester in CROATIA!

Spend a semester in Croatia at Zagreb School of Economics & Management (ZSEM). ZSEM is the only AACSB accredited business school in Croatia today, making it a part of the prestigious top 5% of business schools in the world. And with exchange programs, you register for classes at UM-Flint, pay UM-Flint tuition, and attend classes abroad.