UAB Office for Study Away

A great education knows no boundaries. Through UAB Study Away, you can venture to locales both familiar and exotic to take in the sights—and the insights—of different cultures, and return an engaged citizen of the world.

Our mission at the Office for Study Away is to prepare our students for success in the globalized world by administering and establishing high-quality study away opportunities.

With UAB Study Away, our students are going places!



We Are Hiring!

We are looking to hire a UAB student for the position of Peer Counselor. Candidates must be available to work approximately 9:00 to 4:00 pm Fridays when classes are in session and occasionally in the evening or on the weekend.

For the job description and application instructions, login to UAB DragonTrail Jobs and search for Peer Counselor (job ID 8757).



Birmingham International Center’s 2nd Annual Adult Geography and Culture Bee


How well do you know the world? Come to the BIC’s Adult Geography and Culture Bee to find out! This unique event features teams answering questions about world geography and culture on stage. It presents a chance for Birminghamians to show off their knowledge of world culture through friendly and humor filled competition.

Audience members and competitors will be exposed to the best of our planet's music, art, literature, and there will be plenty of opportunity for the brightest, bravest, and luckiest to win fantastic prizes.

The event is Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 pm at Bottletree Café. Click here to purchase tickets: $10 to attend, $20 to compete. Must be 21 years of age with valid ID to attend.

Proceeds go to the Birmingham International Center's Cultural Education Program.



Summer 2015 Faculty-Led Programs Now Accepting Student Applications


Travel abroad next summer with your UAB classmates and faculty! For faculty-led study away programs, students enroll in a UAB class, attend classes on campus, and then travel with the class and professor on an international field trip. Apply today for: