Study Information Technology Abroad

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As computers become a more and more important part of everyday life, IT is growing as a field of study around the world. Information technology serves as the backbone for pretty much all aspects of the modern world. It’s a crucial part of almost everything, from healthcare to education to retail to engineering. If you've chosen to study IT, however, you already know how diverse and important this field is becoming. IT is a developing and pressing field across the world, which makes studying abroad a great choice for students looking to take an active role in changing life around them!

So why study abroad? Studying abroad is a life-changing experience. It will inspire you and broaden your perspective on the world. There’s a ton of evidence that people become more creative, flexible, adept at problem solving and just plain happier if they are exposed to different cultures through travel (#BecauseScience). And if you’re worried about falling behind in your extensive major requirements, don’t fret! There are many renowned IT programs across the world so you can explore new places and get motivated for your studies back home!

There are technology programs at universities across the world, so you have many options to choose from if you would like to study IT abroad. Regardless of where you choose to study, you'll be exposed to interesting new technological developments that you wouldn't see studying in the United States. In Europe, there are high-caliber IT programs in England, France, Switzerland, and even Poland. Consider the University of Cambridge or Oxford - two of the top universities in the world - if you're really interested in taking cutting edge courses. Other great options in Europe are the Efrei Engineering School of Information and Digital Technologies, the University of Wroclaw, or ETH Zurich. In these more unique locales you'll have plenty of time to immerse yourself in the local culture and explore your surroundings.

Silicon valley isn’t the only tech hub in the world. Bangalore is the fastest growing tech community in the world, and draws technically minded folks from all over India. There are also IT opportunities elsewhere in Asia, including in Singapore and Tokyo. Asia is definitely a hub of groundbreaking technology, so it will be very exciting to be a part of this community. Getting that far afield will certainly be a unique study abroad experience, but it will be both a challenge and an adventure to study somewhere completely unlike your hometown.

Scholarships for Studying IT

Worried you can't afford study abroad and your next laptop upgrade? We got you covered! Check out these scholarships that can help you study IT abroad:


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ISA (International Studies Abroad)
Study in Sydney, Australia with one of the 5 universities ISA partners with! Sydney is the oldest, largest and most iconic...
Whether your interest is in biomedical or electrical engineering, information or mechanical engineering; study abroad in...
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
This four-week English-taught program provides both theoretical and practical knowledge on data mining. Participants take two...
Forum-Nexus Study Abroad
Explore Europe this summer while earning credits toward your degree! Visit 9+ cities in 5 European countries, all in 1 month....
United States of America
This 9 week immersive course is catered to beginners with no previous design or technical experience. Students will be taught...
The University of Western Australia
The University of Western Australia is the oldest university in the state of WA and is well-known for its programs in...
API students have the opportunity to study abroad in Melbourne – one of Australia’s (and the world’s) most exciting and...
United States of America
The Coding Space
The GirlCode Gap Semester is designed for a group of self-directed, independent women who want to learn to code and be...
Saudi Arabia
KAUST King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
The Visiting Student (VS) program allows ambitious MS and PhD students from other institutions world-wide the opportunity to...
South Korea
SIT Study Abroad
Experience South Korea’s exciting digital innovation and sharing economy linking public, private, and grassroots social...
CEA Study Abroad
With its 300+ sunny days a year, world-class museums and galleries, and sandy beaches, the Côte d’Azur (literally “azure...
Oxford Royale Academy
Applications are now open for Oxford Royale Academy's most popular study option, our two-week Oxford Summer School, for a...
BCA Study Abroad
Xalapa is located at an altitude of over 4,000 feet in the foothills of an extinct volcano in Southern Mexico. It’s the...
University College Cork
Looking for an incredible abroad experience in the land of intriguing tales of magic and folklore, celebrated writers, a...
EdOdyssey offers a semester and full year study abroad program in Lima, Peru. We also have a shorter summer term. Our...