Overview of Study Abroad Programs

Mason Study Abroad offers a variety of programs ranging from one week to an entire year. Short-term study abroad programs are offered during winter, spring, and summer breaks and range from 2 weeks to 8 weeks. Mason also partners with more than 30 institutions worldwide and offers economical semester options for both in-state and out-of-state students. Explore the Study Abroad Major Sheets to find a program that is right for you: learn a new language, delve into a field study in Latin America, explore a great city in Europe, enroll in a science program in Australia, or work in an exhilarating location on an international internship program.

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Overview of Study Abroad Programs
Overview REsident Credit Programs* Transfer Credit Programs**
Mason Faculty-led Int'l Internships Direct Enrollment Bilateral Exchange External Study Abroad
Short-term Programs
(3 credits)
Winter Break, Spring Break n/a n/a n/a n/a
Short-term Programs
(6-9 credits)
Summer Summer Summer School n/a Info
Semester
(12-16 credits/semester)
Fall, Spring Fall, Spring Fall, Spring, Academic, Calendar*** Fall, Spring, Academic, Calendar Info
* Comes from George Mason University. Course is taught by Mason faculty. Course work affects GPA.
** Comes from a regionally accredited university. Course work does not affect GPA. The Petition for Transfer of Credits is required in order to receive credit for courses taken at an accredited institution abroad.
*** Academic=Academic Year, Calendar=Calendar Year

Cost and Funding How Credits Work Study Abroad for Diverse Student Populations

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Petition for Transfer of Credits Form

The Petition for Transfer of Credits Form is required in order to receive credit for courses taken at an accredited institution abroad.

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First Steps

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