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Deadline for select BC programs extended to Feb. 28

For a limited time only, a select number of Boston College programs are still accepting applications for fall 2018. Apply by Feb. 28, 11:59 pm. After this deadline, all programs for the fall semester will be closed.

Some summer 2018 program deadlines have been extended

book cover for promoting inclusion in education abroad

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 includes chapters on the topic of diversity and inclusion from a variety of scholarly perspectives and concrete practices. We, at the Office of International Programs, are committed and will continue to promote diversity and inclusion both in research and practice under the leadership of Dr. Gozik. For more information on the book, click on link.

returnee abroad conference poster

Boston College students returning from programs abroad are encouraged to register for the 2018 Lessons from Abroad Returnee Conference (LFA), which will be hosted at Northeastern Universty on Saturday, Feb. 24. The Conference aims to educate study abroad alumni on the best ways to utilize the skills gained from their experience abroad and provide networking opportunites.



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.

Applications for 2018 summer programs, including summer internships, are now open and reviewed on a rolling basis through February 5, 2018. Learn about eligibility and how to apply.

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.