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Parents & Families


Studying abroad is a wonderful, integrated academic opportunity for your student to earn credits toward their degree while developing a global awareness and desirable skills for future employers. The benefits of studying abroad can be academic, professional and personal:

  • earn academic credit toward a degree program

  • learn a new language or improve existing language skills

  • gain a competitive edge in the job market or for graduate school

  • develop intercultural knowledge and abilities

  • gain a new perspective on a field of study

  • explore cultural differences and find common values between cultures

  • become a global citizen

  • develop independence and self-reliance

Staff in the Office of International Education and Global Initiatives are happy to help you learn more about Binghamton’s education abroad opportunities and about the education abroad process — from research to return!
Education Abroad FAQs

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Health and Safety Abroad


Still have questions? We are happy to speak with you via the phone or email. Call 607-777-2336 or email