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Office of International Programs


Change of Deadline

Students interested in studying abroad in Spring 2019 who have not applied have the option to do so by June 1, 2018. Previously, exceptions were made through Sept. 30 for approved external programs. This supersedes prior information provided by the OIP in any form. Students considering program changes are to finalize plans by June 1 also, with exception of withdrawals.

We may be able to consider applications for a limited number of Summer 2018 programs on a case-by-case basis. Please contact with any inquiries.

Event flyer for Kevin Rudd talk

The Honorable Kevin Rudd, Australia's 26th Prime Minister will be visiting Boston College on April 23 talking about Australi-US Relations. Co-hosted by the OIP, the event will take place at 3:30 pm in the Heights Room in Corcoran Commons. 

book cover for promoting inclusion in education abroad

The OIP is excited to announce a recent publication co-edited by our director Nick Gozik, Promoting Inclusion in Education Abroad, co-published by Stylus and NAFSA. This book investigates the topic of diversity and inclusion from a variety of scholarly perspectives and concrete practices. For more information, click on the following link.


BC's Gavel explores scholarships and program options offered through the OIP, helping to make study abroad accessible to all students regardless of financial standing.

The OIP is proud to host the Fung Scholars Program at Boston College which will provide opportunities for students with academic gifts and leadership potential to study abroad at leading universities in Asia.


Lauren Wedell '17, a Carroll School of Management Honors Program student received the Edward H. Finnegan, S.J., Award at the University’s 141st Commencement Exercises. Wedell cited participation in a Venice summer program as a formative part of her BC experience.

Russell Simons '17, who particpated in the Madrid Summer Internship program in 2015, has been named a 2017 graduating Senior to Remember. Read about Simons' reflections on his Boston College experience

This year's Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship receipient Steven Guerrero '18, a leader in the BC student group Organization of Latin American Affairs will study abroad at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) this spring semester.  

BC student Jared Collier a student panelist at this year's BISC conference, discusses his plans to participate in the Peace Corps in China after graduation. In his time at BC, Collier took part in two OIP summer study abroad programs and was awarded the Gilman Scholarship

Boston College student Bemnet Zewdie has been awarded the 2017-2018 Fund for Education Abroad scholarship to study in Ghana.