Arcadia University

450 S. Easton Road Glenside, PA, 19038-3295 United States


About Arcadia University

Year Founded: 1853

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University offers students over 130 study abroad programs in 15 countries around the world. Arcadia has the top study abroad programs in the country for undergraduate students, with a focus on Internships, Community Engagement, special programs for first-year students, co-curricular learning initiatives, academic research opportunities, and faculty and student exchanges, all ranging in length from summer, semester, year and short-term programs.

Arcadia University opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

* Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad
* Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events…
* Get to know yourself - then change! Gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
* Rely on us for support: 10 centers in 15 countries worldwide.
* Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Discover Programs

Arcadia in Granada, Summer

Spain : Granada

The Arcadia program is based in the historic and charming neighborhood of el Realejo at the University of Granada's Centro de Lenguas Modernas.. The Centro de Lenguas Modernas...

University of Otago

New Zealand : Dunedin

A reputation for academic excellence and excellent services for international students are just one of the many pieces of this campus that will enhance your overall experience...

Umbra Institute

Italy : Perugia

In the heart of Perugia sits the Umbra Institute, where students are given the opportunity to embrace all of Italian culture. Just minutes from campus sits the 15th century...

University of Queensland

Australia : Brisbane

Located about five miles outside the center of Brisbane, the University of Queensland (UQ) offers many of the features you would expect to find at a research university of...

Italian Language and Culture Summer, Lecce

Italy : Lecce

If you're serious about advancing in the Italian language, then spend your summer adapting the lifestyle of locals and immersing yourself into intensive language courses

University of Glasgow

Scotland : Glasgow

Spend a semester or academic year in Scotland with help from Arcadia! With approximately 17,000 students, the University of Glasgow consistently ranks among the UK's top

University of Edinburgh

Scotland : Edinburgh

Located in the heart of Scotland's capital city, the University of Edinburgh is one of the most distinguished research institutions in Europe. Students will experience an...

University of Cape Town

South Africa : Cape Town (Kaapstad)

As South Africa's older university, the University of Cape Town (UCT) is one of Africa's leading teaching and research institutions. Today, UCT has become as diverse as South...

Arcadia in Granada

Spain : Granada

Study in beautiful Andalucia at the Centro de Lenguas Modernas and the University of Granada in Spain! The picturesque university city of Granada will captivate you with

Australian National University

Australia : Canberra

Work with Arcadia to create an incomparable study abroad experience at The Australian National University. ANU is an internationally recognized university located in Australia's...

University of Westminster

England : London

The University of Westminster, in London, England, is one of the United Kingdoms largest universities with three campuses in the city. These programs are offered to any

City University London

England : London

Study at City University London, known as the University for business students and the professions, through Arcadia University. At City participates are able to choose from...

University of Wollongong

Australia : Wollongong

With help from the Arcadia, you could find yourself with an incomparable study abroad experience at the University of Wollongong. This Australian institution is situated

University of Sydney

Australia : Sydney

The University of Sydney's beautiful campus buildings are what you will see at the beginning of your study abroad experience in Australia. Ivy-covered sandstone buildings...

James Cook University

Australia : Cairns, Townsville

If Australia's environment and bio-diversity is what attracted you to this beautiful country for your study abroad experience, then you should consider James Cook University...

STEM Summer Research - Dublin

Ireland : Dublin

This innovative research program brings you to Dublin, Ireland, to one of Europe’s leading research-intensive institutions, University College Dublin (UCD). Ranked within...

St. Paul in Greece

Greece : Athinai (Athens)

Follow the footsteps of apostle Paul's travels through Greece in the mid-30s to 50s of the first century, a time of dramatic social, religious and cultural changes throughout...

Rome Internship Program

Italy : Roma (Rome)

Imagine yourself living and studying in Rome, the Eternal City, for a semester then add in a wonderful placement experience in an organization that fits with your career

Rome Internship Program Summer

Italy : Roma (Rome)

This is your chance for that exciting Summer in Rome to learn about all things Italian: the people, the places, the culture and the way of life AND strengthen your resume...

Public Health through Mobile Clinics

South Africa : Cape Town (Kaapstad)

This is a unique opportunity for those interested in developing a career in public health or medical fields. You'll explore public health and development challenges in South...

Long Walk to Freedom

South Africa : Cape Town (Kaapstad)

Take a journey looking at these themes through the life and contribution of the great South African leader, Nelson Mandela, with a focus on the historical context in which...

Istanbul Internship Program Summer

Turkey : Istanbul

This rewarding internship offers an experience that includes a truly global perspective on how to operate professionally across cultures. It will make any resume stand out...

Dublin Internship Program Summer

Ireland : Dublin

This exciting internship will boost your resume with employers and graduate schools. We will match you with a placement that best suits your professional and academic goals,...

Arcadia in London, Summer Science

England : London

This flexible program gives you the ability to take your science courses and their associated laboratories while enjoying the overseas study experience. The courses are designed...

Arcadia in London Summer

England : London

Spend summer studying in one of the world's most exciting and cosmopolitan capital cities, London. This affordable and innovative program offers courses taught by Arcadia...

Arcadia in London

England : London

Arcadia in London is an affordable and innovative way to study in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe and one of the most popular cities for study abroad. You can...

Arcadia in Istanbul Summer

Turkey : Istanbul

Spend four weeks of summer in the fascinating city where East meets West: Istanbul. Discover a world of spice and difference where a mix of cultures and traditions live side...

Arcadia in Greece

Greece : Athinai (Athens)

This program will challenge you to step out of your comfort zone and experience the full mosaic of Greek culture. You’ll be encouraged to become an active participant in...

Arcadia in Dublin Summer

Ireland : Dublin

If you would like to spend your summer in a buzzing European capital city where the young population is multi-cultural, full of students from all over the world and thriving...

King's College London Health and Society

England : London

King's College London Health and Society is a unique opportunity in the UK to have a clinical placement—examples include primary care practices, walk-in centers, and sexual...

Arcadia in Rome

Italy : Roma (Rome)

If you have an urge to study abroad in one of the world's most famous and historic cities, then Rome is the place to go. Arcadia in Rome combines academic learning inside...

Trasimeno Archaeology Field School

Italy : Perugia

This exciting program uncovers the fascinating archaeology and history of Castiglione del Lago on the shores of Lake Trasimeno between Umbria and Tuscany. You’ll take part...

Food & Sustainability Studies, Perugia

Italy : Perugia

This unique program looks at food and sustainability issues from many angles – history, sociology, cultural studies, anthropology, business, politics, science, agriculture...

Istanbul Internship Program

Turkey : Istanbul

Now you can experience the working world while studying and working abroad with the local communities in the dynamic and fascinating city of Istanbul, Turkey. This unique...

Scottish History

Scotland : Edinburgh

Explore the mountains and cultural past of Scotland for four weeks as you learn about the history and culture of this fascinating land both inside and outside the classroom....

Scottish Business in the Arts Summer Program

Scotland : Edinburgh

This exciting summer program combines an internship in an organization that is actively involved in the Edinburgh Festival with academic study at the prestigious University...

Universita Degli Studi di Perugia

Italy : Perugia

If you are interested in a direct enroll program that gives you a thorough immersion into the Italian way of life, then Umbra University's direct enrollment option with Universita...

Umbra Institute Intensive Italian Summer

Italy : Perugia

Are you looking for an deep experience of Italian language and culture? This motivating summer program could be just what you need. Often called the big university town in...

Umbra Institute Intensive Italian

Italy : Perugia

If you are interested in a program that gives you a thorough immersion into the Italian way of life while studying alongside international students, then Umbra University’s...

Edinburgh Internship Program

Scotland : Edinburgh

Earn international work experience and academic credit with the Arcadia University internship program in Edinburgh. Spend the next semester in Scotland and gain professional...

STEM Summer Research - Glasgow

Scotland : Glasgow

The College of Global Studies STEM Summer Research in Glasgow program offers an impressive range of topics, from numerical modeling to the synthesis of molecular compounds...

STEM Summer Research - Granada

Spain : Granada

Spend your summer in Spain working on a research project! Experience a different culture through studying abroad while focusing on a project that will be mentored by one

STEM Summer Research - London

England : London

Spend your summer in England working on a research project! Experience a different culture through studying abroad while focusing on a project that will be mentored by one...

Pre-Health Semester in London

England : London

If you want the Study Abroad experience, and are interested in health-related fields, than this exciting new program is for you! The Pre-Health Semester in London program...

Dublin Internship Program

Ireland : Dublin

Experience working in Dublin, Ireland, for a semester in an internship program with The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University. The program provides participants...

Museum Studies Internship Program

Scotland : Edinburgh

Enjoy earning course credit in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities at the University of Edinburgh. This internship is an intensive program with 3 integral components

University of Havana, Summer

Cuba : Havana

As the bustling capital and major port of Cuba, Havana lies on the north coast of this tropical island, just south of the Florida Keys where the Gulf of Mexico meets the

RMIT University

Australia : Melbourne

RMIT is a global university of technology and design, offering students a city campus right in the heart of Melbourne. It is located in the Central Business District with...

Lincoln University

New Zealand : Christchurch

Lincoln University is New Zealand's oldest agricultural college, offering students a smaller campus atmosphere in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. The university is

Arcadia in Chile

Chile : Valparaiso

Arcadia in Chile was established in direct collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (PUCV). Founded in 1928, with a tradition of academic excellence,...

Athens Internship Program

Greece : Athinai (Athens)

Build your resume, gain practical work skills and experience the world. The Athens Internship Program provides you with a six hour a week placement while enjoying seminar...

University of Cambridge

England : Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is over 800 years old and has been able to adapt itself to continue to be a success in the globalized world. Arcadia program students' are able...

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

England : London

Studying at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London gives students a unique opportunity to study at England's leading school in veterinary research. RVC also offers

University of Havana

Cuba : Havana

The Arcadia study abroad program in Cuba is a full-immersion program where all courses are taught in Spanish alongside Cuban students. The core course, Cuban-American Relations:...

Kadir Has University

Turkey : Istanbul

For those who seek to explore new worlds, Turkey is the gateway to start the journey! Based in a captivating, cosmopolitan city where East literally meets West, Arcadia in...

Arcadia in Chile, Summer

Chile : Valparaiso

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University has partnered with Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso (PUCV) to provide the Arcadia in Chile program. PUCV

St. Mary's University

England : London

St. Mary's University, in London England, is open to any university student with good academic standing. With a student population of approximately 4,000, students have the...

Italian Language and Culture in Florence

Italy : Florence

Enhance your college career with a summer in Italy! Spend time among history and modern day life while earning academic credit and embracing all that Florence has to offer....

Arcadia in Rome, Summer

Italy : Roma (Rome)

Rome is a city which has been at the crossroads of commercial enterprise for well over 2,000 years. The rich exchange of ideas that continuously flow through the academic...

Arcadia in Paris

France : Paris

Arcadia in Paris gives students the unique opportunity to study graduate level courses as an undergraduate. The core of each student's academic program is a seminar, that...

Integrating Sports, Culture, and Society

Australia : Canberra, Melbourne and 1 other city , Sydney Show less

Do the pieces of a culture that form together to define that culture interest you? Would you like to know more about a culture than what's presented on the surface? Then

Environmental Studies: Ethics, Culture, & Sustainability

-Multi-Country Locations : Australia, New Zealand

This unique summer program gives students the opportunity to explore and engage with the stunning landscape of Australia and New Zealand while gaining an understanding of...

Pembroke King's at University of Cambridge

England : Cambridge

Spend your summer at the University of Cambridge in England and you'll find yourself immersed into a diverse campus, local lifestyles, and a culture of impeccable beauty....

Renewable Energy: Policy and Development

Germany : Bonn

This five-week study abroad experience introduces students to the field of renewable energy. Germany is the perfect location to learn about this subject because they are

Arcadia In Barcelona Summer Program

Spain : Barcelona

Come spend your summer engaged in the rich culture and beautiful cities of Spain! Arcadia offers a opportunity of a lifetime to earn academic credit while exploring all that...

London School Of Economics

England : London

Study abroad with Arcadia University's College of Global Studies to have a life-changing adventure in London. Arcadia University has partnered with the London School of

Dublin Parliamentary Internship

Ireland : Dublin

Spend a semester abroad participating in an internship that will forever change the status of your resume! Through the Dublin Parliamentary Internship, you'll enjoy full

University of Limerick, Summer

Ireland : Limerick

Looking for a summer adventure? Want to immerse yourself into a culture's history, as well as its present day lifestyles? Then work with Arcadia to take part in a summer

Irish History, Politics, and Literature

Ireland : Dublin

Give yourself a dose of Irish culture this summer and earn credit while doing it! The Irish History, Politics, and Literature program is a six-week, six-credit program that...

Maynooth University

Ireland : Maynooth

Spend your semester abroad in Ireland in a place a little off the beaten track. Immerse yourself into Irish culture, and experience what life is like in another country.

Ulster University

Ireland : Belfast

Ulster University is situated in the largest city in Coleraine, a regional town of Northern Ireland. Here, students can select their courses from a variety of different departments...

University of Canterbury

New Zealand : Christchurch

The University of Canterbury in New Zealand is the perfect destination for your study abroad adventure. Whether you are seeking a semester or year abroad, this university...

Queen's University Belfast

Ireland : Belfast

Ireland Queen's University Belfast (QUB) is the centerpiece of a vibrant and revived Belfast. With the peace process well underway, the commercial benefits can be seen in...

University of Stirling Summer

Scotland : Stirling

If you're looking for a memorable and productive way to spend your summer, then the University of Stirling Summer Academic Program offers you the perfect solution. Study

University Of St. Andrews

Scotland : St. Andrews

Founded in 1413, The University of St. Andrews boasts a long and prestigious history, and is now one of the top universities in the United Kingdom. Its students enjoy a broad...

Glasgow School of Art

Scotland : Glasgow

Housed in a one-of-a-kind, art nouveau building designed by the Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is recognized worldwide for...

University of Aberdeen

Scotland : Aberdeen

A little off the beaten track, geographically speaking, the University of Aberdeen remains one of Scotland's premier teaching and research institutions. Therefore, you can...

Community Development Program in Cape Town

South Africa : Cape Town (Kaapstad)

Are you inspired to teach, participate in community development, or just give back? Ever thought of doing it abroad? If so, then consider spending six weeks in Cape Town

University of the Western Cape

South Africa : Cape Town (Kaapstad)

The University of the Western Cape (UWC), situated in Bellville, about 15 miles from Cape Town city center, is a leading research and teaching institution in South Africa....

Arcadia in Barcelona

Spain : Barcelona

Design a study abroad experience in Spain with Arcadia University: The College of Global Studies. The program, Barcelona: Mosaic of Culture, Language, and People, introduces...

Arcadia in Greece

Greece : Athinai (Athens)

The Arcadia Athens Center provides an environment that will enable you to cover the important pieces of Greek culture. Study its language, history, and culture and discover...

Victorian College of the Arts

Australia : Melbourne

Spend a semester or academic year studying in one of Australia's most acclaimed cities. Located in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct, the University of Melbourne's Victorian...

Bond University

Australia : Gold Coast

Spend a semester or an academic year studying at one of Australia's top Universities. Located in the beautiful Gold Coast, Bond University offers a study abroad experience...

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Scotland : Glasgow

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a high-level conservatory experience in the performance and production music, dance, and drama with close ties to BBC Scotland, Scottish...

University of Technology, Sydney

Australia : Sydney

Work with Arcadia to create an incomparable study abroad experience that fits with your interests. At the University of Technology, Sydney, your studies are focused at an...

Queensland University of Technology

Australia : Brisbane

With help from advisors at Arcadia, you will create an incomparable study abroad experience that fits with your interests. At the Queensland University of Technology, you...

Sydney Internship Program

Australia : Sydney

Work with advisors from Arcadia to create an incomparable experience that fits your interests and needs. Through the Sydney Semester Internship, you will have the opportunity...

Umbra Institute, Summer

Italy : Perugia

Spend a part of your summer studying in historical Italy, embracing the culture for both the old and the new. The Umbra Institute is located in the heart of Perugia, in a...

Intensive Design in Florence

Italy : Florence

Enhance your college career with a summer in Italy! Spend time among history and modern day life while earning academic credit and embracing all that Florence has to offer....

Victoria University of Wellington

New Zealand : Wellington

Experience life in Wellington, New Zealand, embracing both cultural and academic differences. Victoria University excels in political science, women's studies, film/theatre,...

University of Auckland

New Zealand : Auckland

As a large and comprehensive academic campus, the University of Auckland offers study abroad students a chance to experience life in a lively and diverse multi-cultural city....

Australian Parliamentary Internship

Australia : Canberra

Work side by side with Arcadia to create an incomparable overseas study experience. Through an internship in the Australian Parliament, or in an Australian public service...

London Internship Program, Summer

England : London

With personalized advisement from Arcadia, you could have an incomparable overseas study experience. Earn academic credit while working side-by-side with British professionals...

Sydney Internship Program, Summer

Australia : Sydney

With personalized advisement from advisors at Arcadia, you can create an incomparable overseas study experience. Spend six weeks of the summer working side-by-side with Australian...

Accademia Italiana Florence

Italy : Florence

Located in Florence's Oltrarno district, the Accademia Italiana is situated directly across from the famous Pitti Palace, and is just steps away from the Ponte Vecchio and...

Scottish Parliamentary Program

Scotland : Edinburgh

Spend a semester in beautiful Edinburgh in Scotland with Arcadia University: The College of Global Studies and enjoy a unique opportunity to make history by working with

Scottish Universities' International Summer School (SUISS)

Scotland : Edinburgh

With personal help and advisement from Arcadia, you can create an incomparable study abroad experience. Literature in Scotland offers two three-week sessions that explore...

SOAS, University of London

England : London

This specialist program offers students courses in Development Studies, Law, and Comparative Religions, or Music and Film and Media as it relates to these distinct regions...

University College London

England : London

Take part in an amazing study abroad experience at the third oldest university in England, University College London (UCL). Arcadia University at UCL gives students the opportunity...

Royal Holloway, University of London

England : London

At Royal Holloway in England, you are given the opportunity to be nineteen miles from the center of London, while enjoying all the advantages of a smaller, campus environment....

Queen Mary University of London

England : London

Arcadia can help you enhance your University experience overseas with an incomparable study abroad experience at Queen Mary. As a major international teaching and research...

King's College London

England : London

Students are drawn to King's College because of its central London location, as well as its long and distinguished reputation. The College is known for its academic quality...

Goldsmiths, University of London

England : London

Goldsmiths shines like a beacon of creativity and life, full of eclectic and alternative characters in the student body. This fact alone makes a chance to study at Goldsmiths...

University of York

England : York

Study abroad at one of the top ranked Universities in the UK through Arcadia University at University of York. Courses at University of York are consistently rated highly...

University of Sussex

England : Brighton

Located a few miles from the seaside towns of Brighton and Hove, the University of Sussex emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to learning for its 11,000 students. Courses...

University of Stirling

Scotland : Stirling

The University of Stirling offers you flexible academic programs on a beautifully landscaped, modern, and compact campus filled with ducks, swans and plenty of flowering

Swansea University

Wales : Swansea

Studying abroad at Swansea University is a unique opportunity for students to learn about UK culture while continuing their education. This beautiful university is located...

University of Oxford

England : Oxford

Composed of 39 distinctive, self-managing colleges, Oxford provides a singular academic experience for the competitive student. Oxford University is the oldest English-speaking...

University of Manchester

England : Manchester

Studying abroad at the University of Manchester gives students a unique opportunity to experience one of the most popular student cities with over 21,000 students. With a...

Lancaster University

England : Lancaster

Community is a key emphasis of student's experience at Lancaster, where students can participate in a multitude of activities, focused around the residential colleges. Located...

Bangor University

Wales : Bangor

Work with Arcadia to create an incomparable study abroad experience at Bangor University. This internationally recognized university is located in a picture-perfect setting....

University College Dublin

Ireland : Dublin

Work with Arcadia to create an incomparable study abroad experience at University College Dublin (UCD). Study at Ireland's largest university, where you can embrace the best...

Trinity College, Dublin

Ireland : Dublin

Work with Arcadia to create an incomparable study abroad experience at Trinity College. A venerated and time-honored university, Trinity College offers world-class academics...

University of Limerick

Ireland : Limerick

Work side by side with the College of Global Studies at Arcadia University to be set up with an incomparable study abroad experience at the University of Limerick. This institution...

National University of Ireland, Galway

Ireland : Galway

With guidance from Arcadia, you will be set up for an incomparable study abroad experience at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). This acclaimed institution...

Burren College of Art

Ireland : Ballyvaughan

Take your study abroad experience to a level it deserves to be at with help from Arcadia. You'll be set up with an incomparable study abroad experience at the Burren College...

University College Cork

Ireland : Cork

Cork is Ireland's second largest city and perfect for international college students, with friendly locals, music festivals including the annual three day Guinness Jazz Festival,...

London Internship Program

England : London

Enjoy the combination of real-world experience with academic courses through Arcadia's challenging London Internship program. Courses are scheduled to help facilitate students'...

Fundacion Jose Ortega Y Gasset, Toledo

Spain : Toledo

With help from Arcadia, you will be set up with an incomparable study abroad experience at the Fundacion Jose Ortega y Gasset. It is a degree-granting institution that focuses...

University of New South Wales

Australia : Sydney

Located in suburban Sydney, the University of New South Wales offers students an experience of a lifetime. It is a large and modern campus that caters to more than 30,000...

University of Melbourne

Australia : Melbourne

Ivy-covered walls, state-of-the-art facilities, and a five-minute walk to hundreds of restaurants and cafes -- as one of Australia's leading institutions, the University

Macquarie University

Australia : Sydney

Macquarie University, with its spacious and lush campus, provides an excellent balance between academic and social pursuits. Located in suburban Sydney, within commuting

Monash University

Australia : Melbourne

If you are looking for a study abroad environment that is similar to a large suburban research university experience, then Monash's campuses in and around Melbourne may be...

Griffith University

Australia : Brisbane, Gold Coast

Griffith University offers you an incredible amount of diversity as a study abroad destination, with a variety of courses and extracurriculars to choose from. With five campuses...