Student posing in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris with snow
Spend the January intersession traveling abroad while earning three credits!
JJC student in Seoul, South Korea
Fall & Spring
Study abroad for a full fall or spring semester (or even an academic year) and fully immerse yourself in another country! Earn between 12-15 credits during a semester abroad.
student at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy
The summer is a great time to take one, two, or sometimes even three classes abroad!

There are many factors to consider when choosing a study abroad program, so it is important to start by doing some research and thinking about your academic, pre-professional, and personal goals. The following resources will provide you with the next steps to help you make a well-informed decision.

Why Go Abroad?

There are many benefits to studying abroad during your John Jay undergraduate career – from special academic opportunities to language competency. Learn more in this section.

Study Abroad Program Models

Not all study abroad programs are alike. Here, you can learn about the types of programs that are offered and which one may suit your academic and personal goals.

Academic Policies for Study-Abroad Programs

Reading and understanding the study abroad policies established by John Jay College is important to the success of your study abroad experience. Please carefully review the policies listed in this section.

Learn more about the studying abroad directly from JJC students who have lived the experience: