Study Abroad

Check out the Study Abroad Handbook for more information!

Whether you are a current student or exploring the opportunities available at Daemen, feel free to browse the options we have for internationalizing your Daemen experience.

Why Study Abroad?

A study abroad experience tells future employers, professional and graduate schools that you:

  • Are flexible and adaptable
  • Are up to the challenges of the 21st century
  • Understand and appreciate other cultures
  • Have highly developed language skills
  • Are self motivated and inquiring
  • Have developed a global perspective

Who Can Participate?

ALL majors are welcome to participate!  In the last two years Daemen students from the following majors have studies abroad:

French, History & Government, Spanish, Physician Assistant, Elementary, Education, Graphic Design, International Business, Special education, English, Accounting, Art and Art Education, and Physical Therapy

Where can I study?

Daemen currently has programs in: Seville, Spain, Athlone, Ireland, Mexico City, Guanajuato, Nova Scotia, Quebec & British Columbia, Havana, and Cuba

Interested in China, Britain, Ghana, Sweden, and Egypt?  Stop in to see Ann Robinson or Sophia Ng for more possibilities. 

How Long Can I Study?

Most programs offer a variety of options:

  • Full Academic year
  • Fall or Spring semester
  • 4-8 Week summer programs
  • January Term
  • During Spring Break

When can I go?

Anytime after your Freshman year, up to and including the summer after you graduate!

Some graduate programs at Daemen have SAB opportunities too!

REMEMBER…once you graduate you cannot ask your boss for a few months off to get

international experience.  College is the time to do it!!

Can I Afford it?

  You can apply for

  • TAP
  • PELL
  • HEOP
  • Stafford Loans
  • Secured & unsecured student loans
  • Some programs have grant money… All financial aid is applied on exchange programs

Consider the value for your money!

An outstanding item on your résumé, real international experience, Demonstrate your ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, improve your language skills, make international contacts, have the most fun you can while attending college!

What are the programs like?

You room with a local family or rent an apartment, so you really get to know the people and the culture.  In January term programs we provide local, authentic accommodations.  Native and local directors, guides & instructors are used.

You have opportunities to visit many historical and cultural sites as part of your program.  There are also additional opportunities for further travel before or after your program. 

What are the classes like?

A variety of courses are offered to complement any major; art, language, history, environmental science, education, business, sociology, health professions, and more.

Courses are taught in English or the language of the host country, depending on your interest- language courses are at the appropriate level for YOU!

Coursework is in your major, a minor or area study or the core electives.

Is it Safe?

Daemen follows all U.S. State Department recommendations.  Daemen has personal contacts with local people,  instant internet & phone communications,  orientation programs,  printed and website information as well as additional insurance for emergencies. 

How do I start?

Start thinking about your academic future

Talk to your advisor & teachers

Talk to your family

Talk to Ms. Sophia Ng, Associate Director, Global Programs

Talk to Financial Aid- Mr. Jeff Pagano

Talk to students who have participated

Start saving your money

Apply for a passport

Visit Us!

That’s the best way to really get a feel for what Daemen is all about! Daemen is located in suburban Amherst, New York just minutes away from the city of Buffalo. To schedule a weekday individual interview and tour the campus, email admissions@daemen.edu or call 800.462.7652.



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