Study Abroad

Get a global perspective on healthcare

Child from study abroad location with IU student

IU School of Nursing offers study abroad opportunities that allow you to experience firsthand how different countries and cultures approach healthcare, all while you earn course credit. Whether you study the healthcare system in China, for example, or volunteer at a hospital in Swaziland, one thing is certain—it will be an unforgettable experience that will prepare you to be a culturally competent healthcare professional.

Ready to get started?

If you want to participate in a study abroad opportunity offered by the School of Nursing, you must fill out an application. 

Study abroad in Kenya

Study abroad in Spain

Questions? Contact Dr. Barb deRose, Director of Global Programs at

Get financial assistance

You can apply for funding to help with the costs of your study abroad program. If you are a current, undergraduate or graduate IU School of Nursing student, you may apply for one of our study abroad scholarships by submitting an application and required essay.

IU School of Nursing study abroad scholarship applications are open from October 15 to January 15. Other IU study abroad scholarships may be listed in the same portal with varying deadlines.

Find available scholarships by searching for “international experience” or “study abroad” or "cross-cultural studies" or "nursing."

Study abroad scholarships

Find other international experiences

As an IU student, you’re eligible to apply for study abroad programs offered by any of the IU campuses. The IU Office of Overseas Study can help you find the program that’s right for you.