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ND Program Highlights

If you are a student from another ND state school, here are some great programs to consider. To start an application, click "Apply Now" on the application page. You will also need to apply to NDSU as a non-degree (special status) student*. Click here for instructions.

(*Special student status is limited to one study abroad semester, or 15 total credits of course work at NDSU for non-degree seeking students. If you are a student who wants to study abroad for more than one semester, you must apply to NDSU as a degree-seeking student.)

Faculty-led Programs Vienna - Tram Stop

  • Exerience Uganda  (Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences, open to all) -  The Department of Veterinary & Microbiological Sciences at North Dakota State University, in conjunction with the Department of Veterinary Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, have developed this course designed to facilitate diversity in student training and exposure.
  • Comparative Criminology & Criminal Justice (Criminal Justice, open to all) - This course introduces students to a global, comparative approach to the study of crime and criminal justice, allowing students to broaden their understanding of these issues beyond the borders of the United States.
  • Transilvania Beyond Draculea (Education, open to all) - Join NDSU’s new faculty-led program planned for Summer 2013 at Universitatea Babe-Bolyai (UBB), in the city of Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, Romania. While the thematic branding of the program, Transilvania Beyond Draculea, may conjure images of vampires and mysterious haunted lands, its intent is to transcend portrayals of Transylvania as the eternal abode of the mythical count Dracula.
  • Global Food Systems (Animal Science, open to Agriculture majors) - This is a faculty-led program for students involved in agriculture, one that will truly help develop world class graduates ready to take on the global challenges affecting our future. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that the students involved in agriculture and business have a deep understanding of global factors affecting the world food supply including production, processing, marketing, and increased demand of agricultural goods.
  • Bioenergy Crops - The European View (Plant Sciences, open to Agriculture majors) - This course will introduce you to bioenergy crop production in Europe where you will have the chance to learn, observe, and experience the production and processing of major energy crops used for electricity, biodiesel and bioethanol, first and second generation biofuels in Germany, Austria, and Italy.
  • Turkish History, Culture & Education (Education, open to all) - Visit the historical city of Istanbul during the spring break study abroad program to see and experience the rich beauty of the city while visiting such sites as the Hagia-Sophia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum and much more.
  • Business Programs (Business, open to all) - A wide variety of programs are offered by the Center for Global Initiatives during spring break, summer, and fall semester. Students from any major are encouraged to take part!
  • Global Service Seminar: Costa Rica (Sociology, open to all) - This program is designed to give you a first-hand experience with third-world social issues. As a volunteer you'll participate in projects to improve school facilities through building projects, environmental conservation, and community development. In addition, you'll participate in cultural activities and have two days of excursions.

France, AngersExchange Programs

Spend a semester, year, or summer abroad on an exchange program, paying NDSU tuition and fees! Students are repsonsible for any costs not included in the tuition and fees, such as meals, airline ticket, passport and visa costs, and spending money,
  • NDSU Exchange - Students from North Dakota can take part in any NDSU Exchange Program except those designated "Limited Availability". Participants pay NDSU tuition and fees, as well as the abroad institution's room and board costs. An estimated cost for each program is available on the brochure page for the program.
  • ISEP Exchange - Choose from programs at over 200 participating consortium schools. Participants in one of these programs pay NDSU tuition, fees, room, and board.

Direct Programs

Pay the actual host university costs for your term abroad! When participating on a direct program NDSU tuition is waived and student fees are less than $100 for a semester. Students are repsonsible for any costs not included in the tuition and fees, such as meals, airline ticket, passport and visa costs, and spending money,
  • ISEP Direct - Choose from programs at over 200 participating consortium schools.
  • NDSU Direct - Select from several popular programs in Australia and New Zealand, which offer a wide variety of course options!