Study Abroad Programs




Eligibility Requirements  


•Current full-time, degree-seeking UMKC students only for semester programs. (Part-time students may be eligible for short-term/summer programs - open to all academic units with advisor and faculty program director's approval)

•Must have proof of completion of one full-time semester at UMKC prior to application, specifically a UMKC transcript showing grades

•Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and be in good standing from time of application until departure


Please note: In accordance with the UM System Guidelines, students may NOT participate in study abroad programs in countries with a current Travel Warning issued by the U.S. Department of State.


If you are having trouble finding the right study abroad program for yourself read these helpful tips on how to select a program.




UMKC Faculty-Led and Direct Exchange/Partner Programs  


Country Instructional Language Institution Tuition/Program Term Note

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Argentina *SpanishUMKC & University of Belgrano (Foreign Languages)UMKC and hostSummer, even years 
AustriaGermanUniversitat KlagenfurtHostSummer 
AustriaGermanKarl Franzens Universitat GrazHostSemester/Academic Year 
AustriaGermanUniversitat KlagenfurtUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
Austria *EnglishUniversity of Graz (med school and conservatory)UMKCSummer Semester 
BahamasEnglishUMKCUMKCSpring 
BelgiumDutchUniversiteit AntwerpenUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
China *EnglishUMKC (Law School)UMKCSummer 
China *EnglishUMKC – Beijing (Bloch School)UMKCSummer 
Czech RepublicEnglish, CzechMasaryk UniverzitaUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
DenmarkEnglishAarhus UniversitetUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
EnglandEnglishKingston University - Semester or YearUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
EnglandEnglishKingston University - SummerUMKCSummer 
England *EnglishMissouri London - Semester.UMKCSemester/Academic Year 
England *EnglishUMKC - London (Bloch School)UMKCSummer 
EstoniaEnglishUniversity of TartuUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
FinlandEnglish, FinnishUniversity of HelsinkiUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
FranceFrenchUniversity of Lyon IIUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
FranceFrenchUniversité des Sciences et Techologies de LilleUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
FranceFrenchUniversité de StrasbourgUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
France *EnglishUMKC - Paris (Bloch School)UMKCSummer 
France *FrenchUMKC & Universite de Lyon IIUMKC and HostSummer 
GermanyGermanRuhr Universitat BochumUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
GermanyGermanUniversitat LeipzigUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
GreeceEnglish, GreekAristotle University of Thessaloniki   
Greece *EnglishMissouri-Greece ProgramUMKCSemester 
Honduras *EnglishUMKC - Honduras (Health Sciences)UMKCSummer 
Hong Kong * UMKC – Hong Kong (Bloch School)UMKCSummer 
HungaryEnglish, Hungarian, GermanEötvös Loránd UniversityUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
IcelandEnglish, IcelandicUniversity of IcelandUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
IrelandEnglishUniversity College CorkUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
IrelandEnglishUMKC & University College-CorkUMKCSummer 
Ireland *EnglishUMKC (Law School)UMKCSummer 
ItalyItalianUniversità degli Studi de BolognaUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
LatviaEnglishUniversity of LatviaUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
LithuaniaEnglish, LithuanianVilnius UniversityUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
MaltaEnglishUniversity of MaltaUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
Multi-countryEnglishInterFutureUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
NetherlandsEnglishUtrecht School of the ArtsUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
NetherlandsEnglish, DutchUniversity of UtrechtUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
NorwayEnglish, NorwegianUniversity of BergenUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
PolandEnglish, PolishJagiellonian University in Krakow (MAUI)UMKCSemester/Academic Year 
PortugalPortugueseUniversidade de CoimbraUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
RomaniaEnglish, RomanianAlexandru Ioan Cuza University of Ia?iUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
SlovakiaEnglish, SlovakUniversity of ComeniusUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
SloveniaEnglish, SloveneUniverza LjubljanaUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
South AfricaEnglishUniversity of Western CapeUMKCSemester/Academic Year 
South AfricaEnglishMissouri-South Africa Program: University of Western CapeUniversity of Missouri - ColumbiaSummer 
South Africa *EnglishUMKC Faculty-led Public Health Program at University of Western CapeUMKCSummer 
SpainSpanishUMKC & University of GranadaUMKC and hostSummer, odd years 
SwitzerlandGermanUniversitat BaselUMKCSemester/Academic Year 

*All starred programs are open to non-UMKC students. All such students are required to fill out the following applications materials and return them to International Academic Programs:

Non-UMKC Study Abroad Application Form

UMKC Visiting Student Application

Mandatory Pre-departure Information

Mandatory UMKC Study Abroad Health Insurance



Approved Study Abroad Provider Programs  

UMKC partners with three study abroad provider companies (ISA, IFSA-Butler, and GlobalLinks) in order to offer UMKC students more program choices. All programs listed below are approved for UMKC students. However, these programs are not considered direct exchanges. Therefore, students will only pay the selected program’s fee – not UMKC tuition. In addition, not all UMKC scholarships are available for use when traveling on these programs. Be sure and check with the Financial Aid Office about this

Country Language Program Institution Host Institution Term
Argentina Spanish IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Argentina English, Spanish ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Australia English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
Australia English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Belgium English ISA ISA Semester/Academic Year
Brazil English, Portugese ISA ISA Semester/Summer
Chile Spanish IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Semester/Academic Year
Chile English, Spanish ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
China English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
China English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Semester/Academic Year
China English ISA ISA Semester/Summer
Colombia English, Spanish ISA ISA Semester/Academic Year
Costa Rica English, Spanish IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Semester/Academic Year
Costa Rica English, Spanish ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Czech Republic English ISA ISA Summer/Semester
Czech Republic English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Year/Summer
Dominican Republic Spanish ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
England English ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
England English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Summer/Semester/Academic Year
England English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year/Summer
Fiji English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
France English, French ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
France English, French GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Summer
Germany German, English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Summer/Academic Year
Germany German, English Summer in Bonn AIB Summer
Greece English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year/Summer
Hong-Kong English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks
India English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Semester/Academic Year
India English, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu ISA ISA Semester/Trimester and Summer
Ireland English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
Ireland English ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Ireland--Northern English ISA ISA Semester/Academic Year
Ireland--Northern English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Ireland--Republic of English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Italy English, Italian GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
Italy English, Italian ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
Japan English, Japanese GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
Jordan Arabic, English ISA ISA Semester/Summer
Morocco English, Arabic, French ISA ISA Summer/Semester
New Zealand English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
New Zealand English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Semester/Academic Year
Peru English, Spanish IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Semester/Academic Year
Peru English, Spanish ISA ISA Summer/ Semester/Academic Year
Scotland English ISA ISA Semester/Academic Year
Scotland English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
Scotland English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Summer/Semester/Academic Year
South Africa English ISA ISA Summer/Semester/Academic Year
South Korea English, Korean GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
South Korea English, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean ISA ISA Semester/Summer
Spain English, Spanish ISA ISA Summer/ Semester/Academic Year
Spain English, Spanish GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Summer/ Semester/Academic Year
Thailand English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year
Wales English IFSA-Butler IFSA-Butler Semester/Academic Year
Wales English GlobaLinks GlobaLinks Semester/Academic Year





UM System Programs Open to UMKC Students 

UMKC students are welcome to participate in the following programs at other University of Missouri schools. All UMKC and host institution eligibility requirements apply. Students applying to these programs must fill out BOTH a UMKC study abroad application as well as any applications required by the host institution. Students must also pay any applicable fees to the host institution. Program-specific questions should be directed to staff members at the host institution.

Country Language Program Institution Host Institution Term
Australia English  Edith Cowan University MU Year, Fall, Spring
Austria English  Utrecht Network UMSL Summer
Belgium English MU MU Summer
China English MU MU Summer
Costa Rica English, Spanish MU MU Winter Break
Czech Republic English UMSL UMSL Summer
England English University of Hull UMSL Summer
England English MU MU Summer
France French MU MU Summer
Germany English UMSL UMSL Summer
Germany English Utrecht Network MU Summer
Germany English, German MU MU Summer
Germany  German Universitat Bonn MU Year, Spring
Ghana English University of Ghana UMSL Semester
Greece English MU MU Summer
Greece English MU MU Summer
Guyana English UMSL UMSL Winter Intersession
Ireland English NUI-Galway UMSL Summer
Ireland English MU MU Summer
Ireland English University College Dublin MU Year, Semester, Summer
Italy English MU MU Summer
Italy English MU MU Summer
Japan English, Japanese Doshisha University MU Year, Spring
Jordan English MU MU Summer
Netherlands English MU MU Summer
Peru English MUST MUST Spring Break
Peru Spanish MU MU Summer
Rwanda English MU MU Summer
Slovenia English Utrecht Network UMSL Summer
Spain Spanish Universidad de Alicante MU Year, Semester
Spain English, Spanish MU MU Summer
Trinidad and Tobago English MU MU Winter Break