Become a global citizen. Travel the world, immerse yourself in other cultures and gain a global perspective that will change you and the world.

What are global experiences?

Academic and cultural immersion experiences that expand global perspective and understanding.

By the Numbers

  • 25
    Countries UMass Lowell students have studied in
  • 120
    Partnerships with institutions around the world
  • 2.5
    GPA required to study abroad

Meet Our Students

Evan Dingle poses in Uganda where he works with Ekisa Ministries with Tia, a retired sled dog he adopted who can serve as a loving bridge to the children and families
Evan Dingle '17
English

Evan Dingle’s passion for helping people and love of international study led him to a job with a nonprofit in Uganda that serves children with special needs.

I have a big heart for kids who are in need.
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Group of UMass Lowell students pose at an outdoor site in Madrid, Spain
Nicholas Trunfio '23
Business

Nicholas Trunfio immersed himself in history while studying abroad.

One of my hopes is to be a history teacher later on in life.
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Matthew Levenson in London
Matthew Levenson '19
Criminal Justice

Criminal justice major Matt Levenson loves an adventure and a challenge—and he’s bent on seizing every opportunity he can while at UMass Lowell.

Whenever you’ve got an opportunity, you’ve got to take advantage of it.
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Scott Penfield drives a retro pink convertible filled with four passengers in Cuba.
Scott Penfield '22
Mechanical Engineering

Honors mechanical engineering major Scott Penfield has traveled extensively on two continents besides North America – and hopes to add a fourth before long.

Applying to UMass Lowell was almost a no-brainer. It’s close to home, it’s good value and it has a good engineering program.
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George Dylan Bistany and friends at the Outdoor Adventure program
George Dylan Bistany '19, '20
Electrical Engineering

George Dylan Bistany completed his master’s degree abroad in fall 2019 at the Czech Technical University in Prague.

I think energy is one of the biggest issues we have to face, and I want to use my education to help make that transition to renewables.
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