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Study Abroad in Short Trips or For a Semester 

At Seton Hill, you are eligible to study abroad starting in your first year. Or you can wait until later in your academic journey. Either way, we’ll help you create the study abroad experience that works best for you. 

Intensive 1 – 3 Week Classes Abroad Study Abroad

Enjoy an intensive 1 – 3 week course with other Seton Hill students, taught in another country by a Seton Hill professor or in a foreign school affiliated with Seton Hill. These courses are offered during our shortened semesters in January (J-Term) or May (M-Term).

Courses scheduled for May 2022 include:

  • War Crimes: An Examination of the Holocaust, Central Europe
  • European Literature II, Germany
  • Classical German Philosophy, Germany
  • History of Western Art I, Italy
  • Italian Renaissance Art, Italy
  • Philosophy & Rhetoric in Italy, Italy
  • Multicultural Practicum, Italy
  • Empathy & the Imagination: Writing for Social Change, Northern Ireland
  • Nonviolence in Theory & Practice, Northern Ireland
  • Development & South Africa, South Africa
  • City Study Experience in Cordoba, Spain
  • Spanish Study in Spain, Spain

Courses can be cancelled if not enough people enroll. Current Seton Hill students can learn more on MySHU.

A Semester (Or Longer) Abroad

Seton Hill’s Study Abroad Office will help you find and plan the semester abroad experience of your dreams, or help you arrange international internships or teaching assistantships.

Why Study Abroad?

  • You can travel the world and earn college credits.
  • Learn a new language faster! Immersing yourself in another culture is one of the quickest ways of becoming proficient in a new language.
  • Traveling with expert faculty and other students is a fun, low-stress way to experience other countries and cultures.
  • Special trips and pricing for university students.
  • Seton Hill maintains special relationships with institutions in other countries, including Japan, Korea, China, Israel, Italy, Spain, Scotland, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
  • Financial aid is usually available for study abroad.
  • Study abroad looks awesome on a resume.

Passport to the World

Seton Hill may be able to help you procure (and pay) for your passport through our Passport to the World Program

For more information about Seton Hill's Study Away program, you can contact Kathy Rother, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at or Jessica Lohr, Administrative Assistant for Humanities, at

To contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, fill out our online Request for Information form or email For information on Graduate and Online Studies, send an email to