Gaining international experience is a great way to expand your horizons, understand a different culture, challenge yourself and discover a part of you that you never knew existed. It gives you a chance to meet new and exciting people, learn a language, see some of the world’s most interesting landmarks and best of all, try delicious regional cuisine! Students who experience this “feast for all senses” will not only come back changed, but will have a better understanding of how the world works.
Scholarships for these programs are often available, and financial aid may apply to study abroad as well. If you plan your program carefully, credits can apply to your degree program at Chaminade. Please check with academic advising to help plan your study abroad program.
Chaminade University provides several options for students to partake in this grand adventure. Students can participate in:
Through the collaboration with University of Hawaii’s Study Abroad Program, students can participate in semester long or summer programs. Some of the countries that students can study in are England, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Australia, Argentina, Easter Island, China, Japan and French Polynesia.
Study Abroad Program Advisor
Students can also participate in study abroad programs through our sister universities at :
The India Immersion Program is run by Campus Ministry. This is a five-week summer immersion experience in Bangalore, India during which students explore the culture and social problems associated with this developing nation.
Hogan Entrepreneurial Program students can participate in 6 week internships in China. They will study, work and learn from small businesses under the leadership of a professor from Hawai’i. For more information, contact John Webster at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are literally hundreds of volunteer and internship opportunities overseas. The best way to find a program that fits you is to do some research on the internet. Below are some of the bigger programs that exist:
Don’t let the following myths about study abroad or participating in an international program discourage you from fulfilling your dreams!
To plan your program please contact academic advising.