Global Education at Canisius

With a global footprint that spans almost every continent, opportunities at Canisius to learn what it means to be a global citizen are diverse. From course-related travel and study abroad to international service-immersions, Canisius students have an array of options to expand inspire their worldview.

Where Can I Go? 

It depends on the goals of your travel experience:

  • Faculty-led seminars: unique programs spanning 5 continents
  • Study abroad programs: life-changing experiences in 21 locations across 13 countries
  • Service-immersion trips: 6 opportunities for meaningful service, both abroad and domestic

When Can I Go? 

Opportunities to travel and study are offered during the academic year as well as in the summer.

  • Service-immersions take place during the summer and winter.
  • You can study abroad starting your sophomore year.
  • You can go on a service-immersion as early as freshman year.
  • Faculty-led seminars are open to both students and alumni.

How Long Will I Be Away?

  • Faculty-led seminars last anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks.
  • Study abroad experiences last an entire semester.
  • For service-immersions, you can choose between international trips that last 1 to 3 weeks during the summer and weeklong domestic trips during the winter.

How Do I Apply 

  • International seminars and faculty-led programs: Institute for Global Engagement, Center for International Education, Student Center 003
  • Study abroad programs and course-related travel: Office of Study Abroad, Center for International Education, Student Center 003
  • Domestic and international service-immersions: Office of Campus Ministry, Old Main 207
  • Further questions: Center for International Education, Student Center 003