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International Programs

East Tennessee State University

Semester/Year Programs

Why Study Abroad for a semester or a year?

Learning in a different culture provides students an unique opportunity to grow as a person and enhance intellectual abilities. The reasons for studying abroad are many:

  • Explore and appreciate new cultures
  • Learn or become fluent in a second language
  • Explore new areas of study
  • Broaden personal and educational perspectives
  • Make friends from around the world
  • Learn how other students from other countries learn
  • Enhance your resume
  • Gain an understanding of the interdependence of nations

What different programs are available?

At ETSU there are three main ways to spend a semester or year abroad. They are as follows:

Bilateral Exchange Programs - participants pay tuition and fees at ETSU, room and board at host institution.

ISEP - participants pay tuition, fees, room, and board at ETSU.

Direct Enrollment- participants pay tuition (including out of state), fees and room and board directly to host institution.

John Cabot University - preapproved courses; participants pay tuition and room direct to JCU at discounted rates. 

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