Office of International Education

International Programs

Why Study Abroad?

  • Gain new insight about your major
  • Enhance your language skills
  • Explore a new culture and increase your knowledge of the world
  • Learn more about yourself and your culture
  • Attain independence and increase self-reliance
  • Expand your employment opportunities by preparing yourself to work in a global economy
  • To take part in a life-changing experience
  • Develop skills and gain experience that a classroom setting will never provide

Find out more information about benefits including how it can help your career with Global Links Learning Abroad.

Contact Information:

Office of International Education, IPFW  WU 145

Meg Underwood, Study Abroad Advisor 

Walk-ins welcome Monday-Thursday 12-4 pm Or by appointment

Phone: 260-481-6494      Email:

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Studying abroad is a great way to gain proficiency in another language and to experience a new culture. There is no better way to learn about yourself, expand your world view, acquire marketable skills, and, importantly, develop the habits of mind and action that will prepare you to tackle the global issues facing our time. 

IPFW students have access to over 500 study abroad programs in 50 countries. You can study as far away as China or as close as Mexico, in a small village in the desert or on a large ship at sea. You might take courses at a university in Ireland or Korea; intern at a non-profit in South Africa or England; or conduct field research in Peru or Scotland – just as examples. Best of all, you can spend a summer, semester or year abroad and still graduate on time and your scholarships will apply. Begin your journey by exploring our website. You will find information on our programs, instructions on how to apply, and other information to help you embark on what promises to be one of the most rewarding experiences of your academic career.   

The only question remaining is where are you going?


Mastodons Stomp Around the World


Congratulations to James Schwartz for receiving the Gilman Scholarship to study in Australia.





CongraAdam Papp DAADtulations to Adam Papp for receiving the DAAD Fellowship to study German at Freiburg University in Freiburg, Germany and Blanca Rosa for receiving the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship to student teach in Bangalore, India.


Read posts by Mastodons Abroad!!!

James D. Schwartz - Australia Spring 2014               Chris Coffee - Australia Spring 2014
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Kiley Miller - Australia                      Lynn Kies - South Korea BIP 2013

  Kiley K in Australia                           Lynn at South Korea

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