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Spring 2015 Applications NOW OPEN!


OISP is very excited to announce that our Spring 2015 applications are now OPEN!  Click here to learn how to apply. Also, please note that the deadline for Spring 2015 programs (including all supporting materials) is October 1, 2014.

For further information on necessary supporting materials, please visit the specific program page of your desired program.

For any questions feel free to contact us at studyabroad@neu.edu or 617-373-5276

The Passport Blog

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Learn more about study abroad!

The staff at OISP is an important resource in sending Northeastern students all over the world to study for a summer, semester or even a full year! Not sure how to begin the study abroad process? Check out the steps below:


1. Read through the OISP website

  • The website contains important information regarding all of the types and locations of our programs. Start reviewing which programs seem to interest you most

2. Attend an information session

  • View our Upcoming Events calendar to view when the next information session is being held. These required sessions review the entire study abroad process and are a great place to ask any questions you may have

3. Meet with an OISP coordinator

  • The OISP coordinators advise by region, find out who you should meet with here. Come to walk in hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-4pm) or call 617-373-5276 to schedule an appointment. 



Share Your Study Abroad Experience

OISP is always looking for student photos and videos of their time abroad to feature on our Facebook and website. Have a photo/video you would like to share with your peers? Email this to studyabroad@neu.edu!

Where in the World are NU Students?

OISP is excited to announce that we will be sending nearly 600 students abroad during summer and fall 2013!

A list of the all the countries in which NU students will be studying:









Costa Rica


Czech Republic
















New Zealand







South Africa





Dialogues Highlighted in Gallery 360

Dialogue exhibit in Gallery 360

Arrival of Exchange Students

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While OISP sends NU students abroad, we also host incoming exchange students! OISP is excited to welcome 13 exchange students to NU's campus for the spring semester. The students come from all over the world including Australia, China and the Netherlands. Please help us welcome them to life in Boston!

Student Feature: Marisa Diaz

Northeastern student Marisa Diaz, majoring in Political Science, was recently featured in a speech by Australian Senator Gallacher about the internship she completed while studying abroad at the Australian National University. Senator Gallacher stated, "Marisa's work ethic was impressive, and one of the things I found to be invaluable about the internship was that she came to the position with a fresh new perspective and was looking at the topic with a fresh set of ideas. Any program capable of producing that is worth taking on." To read the complete feature, please click here.


Marisa commented, "My internship in the Australian Parliament House for Senator Gallacher  was the best experience of my undergraduate career! Learning about Australian politics hands on, from the heart of the Australian government was an opportunity that can not be beat!".


Click here for more information about the Australian National University or view other parliamentary internship opportunities under the programs tab.

OISP Holiday Hours

Please note that the Office of International Study Programs will be closed for the holidays on the following dates:

  • Walk in hours cancelled on December 13th, office open
  • December 14th beginning at 3pm
  • December 20th beginning at 3pm
  • December 24th- January 1

The office will re-open on January 2nd with normal operating hours.

Please call 617-373-5276 or email studyabroad@neu.edu with any questions.

International Education Week

Check out all the exciting events being held on campus for International Education Week (IEW)! Click HERE to register for these events.


IEW Photo Contest:  Submit Your Favorite Photo!


International Co-op Info Session: 10:30AM – 12PM (Stearns Basement: G12)

The Amazing Race Kickoff: 12PM - 7PM (Co-op Connections Office, Speare Commons - space is limited and registration is required).

Study Abroad Information Session: 2PM - 3PM (111 Dodge Hall)

Beyond Borders: Saudi Arabia: 12PM - 1PM (318 - 322 Curry)
Lunch and global discussion of life and culture beyond Northeastern’ s campus

Resettlement and Transition: 6PM - 8PM (Frost Lounge)
An evening dedicated to understanding the resettlement process for refugees in the United States. This program will include a screening of “God Grew Tired of Us”, presentations from a BCRHHR caseworker as well as a current Northeastern student from the refugee community, and a light dinner.


International Development Session: 12:15PM - 1:30PM (440 Curry)
A panel discussion with experts in global health, international education and microfinance.  Panelists include Northeastern faculty and staff from external organizations such aS Partners in Health and Barakat. Pizza provided on a first-come basis. Click HERE to Register!

Cultural Transitions Workshop: 3PM - 4PM (333 Curry)
A panel discussion and workshop for all students that have transitioned into a new culture or are planning to work, study or live abroad.

Crossing Borders: An Evening of Insight & Exchange: 6PM - 8:30PM(ISSI) A film screening of “Crossing Borders” followed by a reception and discussion with Professor Peter Fraunholtz and students from the Moroccan Dialogue.


International Opportunities Fair: 11AM - 2PM (Curry Indoor Quad) An information fair featuring various departments, external organizations and  student groups, that seek to broaden the international reach of the Northeastern Student

Career Services Workshop: No Fear Networking for International Students: 4PM – 5:30PM (Location disclosed with registration)

Thinking & Working Globally: 6PM - 8PM (Frost Lounge)
Casual dinner and conversation celebrating the globally diverse experiences of our students.  Hear stories and learn about the cross-cultural aspects of working and living in another country!