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Diane Ferris
Director, International Education

Eckerd College
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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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International Education

International Education

Getting Started

Application Requirements

Students participating in study abroad programs must:

  • Apply through office of International Education
  • Have courses approved by the Registrar
  • Review study abroad plans with Financial Aid office
  • Not withdraw from Eckerd College
  • Earn a grade of C or better

Financial Aid for Study Abroad

Each student's financial aid package is individually designed. In order to determine eligibility for study abroad funding, students should meet with the director of the Financial Aid office regarding their plans.

Benefits of Study Abroad

  • Develop independence and resourcefulness
  • Develop an informed understanding of cultures and people
  • Cultivate a global perspective and sense of responsibility as a citizen of the world
  • Learn or become proficient in other languages
  • Requirement for international business majors
  • Recommended for international relations majors
  • And it looks great on a resumé

Suggested Reading for Parents

Study Abroad: Parent's Guide: For Parents of College and University Students Contemplating a Study Abroad Experience by William Hoffa

Winter Term 2014

Winter Term 2014

Winter Term 2014 course information available in the 2014 Passport

London Study Centre

London Study Centre

The London Study Centre is the heart of the Eckerd College study abroad program. Since 1970, when Eckerd College leased a 200-year-old Georgian row house from the Bedford Estates, over 2,000 students have called the Centre home. Learn more.