Study Abroad Journeys
Discover new facets of European history in Ireland or Italy. Get behind-the-scenes at a runway show in Paris. Live and study in a foreign country of your choice while immersed in the local culture.
At Mount Mary, learning isn’t limited to the classroom—or even a country. Explore a new location over a school break, during the summer or for an entire semester. Start creating your study abroad experience by following seven easy steps. Read what fellow Mount Mary students had to say about their study abroad experiences.
Study Abroad During School Breaks
Rome, Italy: December 28, 2013 – January 18, 2014
Jet to Rome and study in the Eternal City as part of a short-term, faculty-led study abroad program. Renowned through the centuries for its beauty and history, Rome has many faces: capital of a vast empire, cradle of Christianity in the West, nurturer of Renaissance art, producer of modern fashion, diverse global center and exemplar of Mediterranean culture and cuisine. Students will be housed in a centrally located historic, renovated residence within walking distance of Rome’s primary sites. Earn four credits in Theology or Philosophy. Get the information and application.
Costa Rica: January 2 - 14, 2014
Venture to Costa Rica and explore its amazing biodiversity as part of this short-term, faculty-led study abroad program. Discover a country which has not had an army since 1949. Explore a variety of exotic locales, including the Cahuita National Park, the Monte Verde Cloud Forest Reserve, Arenal National Park, and San Jose. Earn three core credits in Science or in Literature. Get the information and application.
Study Abroad During the Summer
Arequipa, Perú: May 24, 2013 – June 29, 2013
Language majors can earn six credits of Spanish Language studying and living immersed in local culture with a host family. Located in a mountain highlands region, with the Andes to the east, Arequipa is noted for its unique colonial architecture and is surrounded by snow-capped volcanoes. It is also famous as the
birthplace of world-famous author Mario Vargas Llosa. Students will take classes with local Peruvian professors at Universidad Católica de Santa Maria, participate in cooking and dancing workshops to learn
more about local cuisine and customs, live with host families, and take part in service opportunities.
Madrid, Spain: May – June 2014
Language majors can earn six credits of Spanish Language studying and living immersed in local culture with a host family.
Nicaragua: Dates coming soon!
Art therapy graduate students and post-master's practitioners, earn hands-on experience in Managua working cross-culturally with local community development teams who are dedicated to helping people build a more humane, egalitarian, and sustainable future.
Semester and Yearlong Programs
Mount Mary has multiple affiliations with international colleges and universities for semester and yearlong study abroad opportunities.