UALR Study Abroad offers a variety of programs in more than 70 countries around the world that are unique to your academic and personal interests.  The options are endless – start exploring now:

UALR Faculty-led Programs

These short-term study abroad programs are designed right here at home by your very own UALR faculty!  You have the opportunity to travel abroad in a group with UALR faculty and students.

Topics in Chinese History & Geography – Spring Break 2015 – Apply!

  • UALR China 2012Visit Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai
  • Earn 3 hours of upper-division History of Geography credit
  • $2,800 includes international and domestic airfares, ground transportation, in-country programming, accommodation, insurance and most meals
  • Program Directors: Dr. Jeff Kyong-McClain (Chinese Historian) and Dr. Jess Porter (Geographer)
  • For more information, contact Dr. Kyong-McClain at


Int’l Business Field Study in Costa Rica – Spring Break 2015 – Apply!

  • costarica1Visit San Jose & Tamarindo
  • Earn 3 hours of upper-division International Business credit
  • $2,900 includes international airfare, ground transportation, in-country programming, accommodation, insurance, t-shirt and meals
  • Program Directors: Dr. Sonya Premeaux and Dr. Gary Geissler 
  • For more information, contact Dr. Premeaux at

Summer Language Program in France – Summer 2015

  • France 2014Visit Paris, Versailles and Orleans
  • Complete a 4-week intensive French class and earn up to 6 hours of Language credit at UALR
  • Attend Universite d’Orleans
  • $4,500 includes international airfare, lodging, programming and transportation in Paris and Versailles, study abroad insurance, transfer to Orleans, tuition and host family accommodation
  • Stay with a host family during your studies


Summer Language Program in Spain – Summer 2015

  • Spain 2014Visit Madrid, Toledo and Salamanca
  • Complete a 4-week intensive Spanish class and earn up to 6 hours of Language credit at UALR
  • Attend Universidad de Salamanca
  • $4,300 includes international airfare, lodging, programming and transportation in Madrid and Toledo, study abroad insurance, transfer to Salamanca, tuition and host family accommodation
  • Stay with a host family during your studies
UALR reserves the right to cancel or alter the program format or to change the costs in case of conditions beyond the University’s control.

Study Abroad Partner Programs

These semester/year long exchange programs allow UALR students to study abroad and pay UALR tuition and fees.  On the other end, UALR receives international students from our partner universities. Academic Year 2014 – 2015

Austria: University of Graz

  • UALR GrazCity: Graz
  • Open to all majors

England: Northumbria University

  • NorthumbriaCity: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Open to all majors

France: Amiens School of Management

  • AmiensCity: Amiens
  • Exclusively for College of Business students

France: University of Orleans

  • UALR Orleans 2014City: Orleans
  • Exclusively for French majors

Germany: Erfurt of Applied Sciences

  • ErfurtCity: Erfurt
  • Exclusively for College of Business students

India: Asaam Don Bosco University

  • AssamCity: Assam
  • Open to all majors

Norway: Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • NUST ExchangeCity: Trodheim
  • Open to all majors

Spain: Universitat Abat Oliba

  • AbatCity: Barcelona
  • Exclusively for Mass Communication majors

Taiwan: Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages

  • WenzaoCity: Kaohsiung
  • Exclusively for language majors

Affiliated Study Abroad Programs

UALR has partnered with study abroad program providers who work directly with our students, faculty and parents to expand your opportunities abroad.  These providers often offer UALR students exclusive discounts and scholarships! Affiliated Partners:

Academic Studies Abroad (ASA)

  • ASAStudy Abroad programs in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Peru, Scotland and Spain
  • ASA scholarships available for all programs
  • ASA Diversity Scholarships and Grants

American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)

  • aifsStudy Abroad programs in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Rusia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey and Multi-Country
  • AIFS awards more than $600,000 dollars in scholarships and grants every year

Academic Programs International (API)

  • apiStudy Abroad rograms in Argentina, Bhutan, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Scotland, Spain and United Arab Emirates
  • API was named 2014’s GoAbroad People’s Choice Award
  • Offers more than $400,000 in scholarships and grants each year


CIS Abroad

  • cisabroadStudy Abroad programs in Australia, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Ghana, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Multi-Country, New Zealand, Oman, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, Spain and Thailand
  • 70% of all CIS Abroad students receive scholarships or grants to study abroad

International Studies Abroad (ISA)

  • isaStudy Abroad programs in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, England, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain and Thailand
  • ISA awards over $600,000 in scholarships and grants every year

SIT Study Abroad

  • sitStudy Abroad programs in Australia, Belgium, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, France, Ghana, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Madagascar, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tibet, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay and Vietnam
  • SIT awards over $1 million in scholarships and grants each year

Sol Education Abroad

  • solStudy Abroad programs in Argentina, Costa Rica, Mexico and Spain
  • Interested in a Spanish Immersion Program?  Sol Education Abroad is an expert in providing study abroad programs that focus on learning Spanish through language immersion

Study Abroad Compass

  • compassStudy Abroad programs in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Greece
  • Compass programs offer cultural immersion programs that offer a variety of studies to accommodate the needs of their diverse students


World Endeavors

  • world endeavorsStudy Abroad programs in Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, England, France, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Philippines, Scotland, Spain, Tanzania and Thailand
  • These low cost (yet comprehensive) programs are also complimented by several World Endeavors Scholarships


University of Salamanca, Spain

  • salamancaLearn Spanish in Spain with students from all over the world!
  • Throughout the year, UALR students are traveling to Salamanca for the world class programs at USAL

University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

  • University-of-the-Sunshine-CoastTake advantage of UALR’s affiliation with the University of the Sunshin Coast for discounted tuition
  • This university is open to all  majors!

Approved Independent Programs

Still didn’t see what you were looking for?  Bring us what you find!  UALR Study Abroad can accept independent program proposals after they have been reviewed for academic integrity, institutional affiliation and safety. Explore more programs at: