Welcome to Study Abroad

Winona State University offers a large variety of choices to study away, from short-term to a semester or longer.

We encourage you to research all your options to find the program that best suits your educational, professional, and personal goals.

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Programs fall in two categories:



Programs are full semesters - fall or spring and summer. Students may also study away for an academic year.
Programs are 2-4 weeks, during the summer, spring break and winter break.
Independent experience: students live in the host location for an immersive cultural experience. Group travel: students travel with WSU faculty and students. Trip is planned and organized in advance.

Other Factors to Consider


Which program is the best fit for your specific major/minor, or do you want to study something entirely different? Explore more about Academics.


Are you interested in a shorter period or a semester or even academic year of international or domestic study away? Explore more about Length.


What states, countries, or regions of the world interest you? Explore more about Location.


What is your budget for study away program costs? We offer a wide range of options to fit many budgets. Explore more about Costs.