Study Abroad

The World is Calling. When Will You Answer?
Spend a week, a few weeks, a semester, or even a year studying abroad while earning credit towards your degree. Fontbonne offers a variety of study abroad programs to choose from, and because you can use your Federal financial aid and personal student loans, study abroad is more affordable than you may think.

For information on study abroad, check out  http://Step-by-Step Guide to Studying Abroad

Need a reason?

How about your career? A recent government survey concluded that “Graduates who have studied abroad, or participated in professional work experiences in other countries, will have a distinct advantage in the job market.” Study abroad experience on your resume demonstrates your independence, self-confidence, and experience in the global marketplace.

Need another?

How about a life changing experience you’ll never forget? Study abroad can be all that and more. See the world, explore other cultures, and meet new people, all for college credit.



The Programs
The locations listed below are just a few of the study abroad destinations where Fontbonne students can spend a semester or a year. There is a ‘world’ of study abroad opportunities out there. The Study Abroad Coordinator can help you find a program that suits your interests.

Short-term Faculty-Led
For-credit programs lasting a week to a few weeks offered throughout the year led by Fontbonne faculty. Locations and course topics vary.

Fontbonne University has collaborated with many institutions abroad including:

  • Aletheia University (Taiwan),
  • Assumption University (Thailand)
  • Chinese Culture University (Taiwan)
  • Kasetsart University (Thailand)
  • National Taiwan University of Arts
  • Providence University (Taiwan)
  • Regent’s University London
  • Studio Art Centers International (Italy)

ACSSJ Student Exchange Program

Fontbonne University is one of nine member campuses of the Association for the Colleges of the Sisters of St. Joseph, colleges and universities founded by the CSJs and located throughout the United States. ACSSJ offers a student exchange program to all students enrolled at member colleges. Students may travel to another part of the country and attend another member campus for a semester or a year while leaving most of their financial aid package intact on the home campus.

Do you want to spend a semester in Los Angeles, Brooklyn or Minneapolis? Take a digital tour of ACSSJ campuses, read through frequently asked questions, and apply now to take advantage of this program!

Funding Study Abroad Opportunities

Boren Awards for International Study – Boren scholarships are open to undergraduates for study in regions critical to U.S. interests including Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. The program awards scholarships for language and culture studies.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship– Scholarships for study abroad in non-traditional destinations are awarded to undergraduates who are receiving Federal Pell Grants.



  • Fontbonne students Jason Howard, Lynsey Wehrenberg and Whitney Jones traveled to Neuschwanstein Castle in Southwest Bavaria during June, 2014, while studying abroad in Germany.

  • Amy Koncar and Tony Prospero who studied with the MOSAIC Program in Florence, Italy, in summer 2016.

  • Abby Towle studied at Northumbria University in Newcastle, England, during the spring 2016 semester.

Contact Us

Ready to learn more? Contact or call 314-719-80