Be immersed in different cultures, visit historic and natural sites, and well, travel anywhere on the map. That’s the power of study abroad at Lesley.

So go ahead. See the pampas of Argentina, the frescoes of Italy, the palaces of Indonesia, and some of the Frenchest places on the planet. Go somewhere like Cuba, England, Mexico, Ecuador, Guyana, India, Morocco, Bali, Peru, or anyplace else on earth (ask your study abroad advisor to help you make it happen).

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Jess Visconti ’16

While in Florence, expressive arts therapy major Jess gained valuable life and professional experience through her placement as a volunteer teacher for an arts center offering English language classes. “Creating art and playing games while having a language barrier was challenging, but taught me many skills for the future,” she says.

Undergraduate Opportunities

Spend a year or semester abroad in the destination of your choice, embark on a short-term travel course, pursue an internship, or enroll as an exchange student in one of our partner universities in Asia or Europe. Complete two semesters of study at Lesley with a minimum of a 2.7 GPA, and you’re good to go.

Study Abroad Destinations

Graduate Opportunities

Build international study into your graduate degree program, whether by engaging in community fieldwork in Haiti or the Dominican Republic, participating in creative writing residencies in Europe, or designing independent research outside the United States. Become a member of a community of global scholars.

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Write in Wales

Pursue study abroad at the Dylan Thomas International Summer School in Wales through our MFA in Creative Writing Program.

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Intern Abroad

Complete an internship as far away as New Zealand through our International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations program.

Exchange Programs

Want a fully immersive study abroad experience? Become an exchange student for a semester or a year through Lesley’s partnerships with universities in Asia and Europe.

If you’re an exchange student seeking to study at Lesley, you can apply for admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or the College of Art and Design.

Exchange Partnerships in Asia
Exchange Partnerships in Europe

Planning and Costs

You’ll want to start preparing to study abroad at least one semester before your intended travel date. This will give you plenty of time to plan coursework, travel, housing, and finances. A semester abroad can cost less than a semester on campus, especially if you choose an exchange program. Learn more about your options and start planning now through our Study Abroad Office. 

Start Your Study Abroad Prep

"If you're thinking about study abroad, get a passport and go.
It will be an eye-opening, educational experience."
Laura Slor ’15, Business Management & Global Studies