The Global Education Program aims to foster global citizenship by providing the opportunity for all students to study abroad. Our program offers English-language courses in the sciences, humanities, business, and the arts, as well as language study in Arabic, Spanish, and French. Scholarships may be available; contact the Global Education team for more details.

Claire Alden

The classes [at the study abroad program in France] were incredible. I can’t put into words how amazing the experience was overall.

History, Political Science, Global Studies

Semesters abroad

UNE Morocco campus exterior during daytime

Tangier, Morocco

UNE Morocco, the first study abroad campus to be established in Morocco by a U.S. university, features state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of one of the major cultural, economic, and political hubs of the region.


Aerial view of Seville, Spain

Seville, Spain

Our partnership with the University Pablo de Olavide enables you to spend a semester in Seville — where the ancient meets the modern, and world cultures converge — for the same cost as a semester on campus in Maine.


Flower Market in Aix-en-Provence

Aix-en-Provence, France

Spend a semester abroad at UNE France in beautiful Aix-en-Provence, a charming university city in the south of France near the French Riviera and the Mediterranean.


Akureyri City at Night

Akureyri, Iceland

Explore Iceland in our newest semester abroad program at the University of Akureyri. The northern city of Akureyri, "The Green Town," is surrounded by mountains at the head of Iceland's longest fjord.

Akureyri, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavík, Iceland

Explore Iceland in our semester abroad program at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík. Iceland’s largest city, Reykjavik, is a small, accessible city surrounded by glaciers, volcanos, waterfalls, hot springs, an abundance of wildlife.

Reykjavík, Iceland

Travel Courses

UNE's Global Education Program offers an array of short-term travel courses to destinations like Spain, Belize, Dominica, Thailand, Italy, Scotland, Panama, Ireland, Kenya, Ghana, Cuba, Mexico, and Brazil. Students accepted into these programs will meet in a traditional course setting throughout the semester to prepare for travel through readings, lectures, and coursework, then travel during a semester break or over the summer. 


percentage of your financial aid package that applies toward our semester abroad programs



Global Education Scholarship awarded to all students participating in a UNE semester abroad program 



UNE undergraduates study abroad for a semester at a rate almost five times the national average

Institute of International Education's 2016 Open Doors Survey


A UNE Semester in Morocco

Conservation in Kenya: A UNE Travel Course

A Semester in Seville, Spain


Contact our professional staff for more information.

Global Education desk on the 2nd floor of the Commons or Decary Hall 126 for more information and to apply for programs

Global Education Program
University of New England
11 Hills Beach Road
Biddeford, ME 04005