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

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Information Technology Study Abroad Programs

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CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Rome, Italy
Italy
9.33 •43 reviews

Study abroad in Rome and discover la dolce vita— the sweet life...

University of Sussex
Study Abroad Direct Enroll Semester/Year at University of Sussex, Brighton
England
8.79 •75 reviews

The University of Sussex is one of the United Kingdom's top...

iXperience
iXperience Cape Town – Learn + Intern Abroad
South Africa
9.7 •23 reviews

iXperience Cape Town is an intense six-week career-acceleration...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in French Riviera, France
France
9.63 •16 reviews

With its 300+ sunny days a year, world-class museums and galleries...

Unitec Institute of Technology
Study Abroad in Auckland with Unitec
New Zealand
9 •21 reviews

Come and study at NZ’s largest Institute of Technology where we are...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Alicante, Spain
Spain
9.23 •13 reviews

Nestled on Spain’s stunning Costa Blanca, Alicante features white sand...

The University of Buckingham
Study Abroad at the University of Buckingham
England
9.5 •2 reviews

The University of Buckingham is one of the UK's top private...

Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA)
IFSA: Reimagining Europe in Prague with Internship
Czech Republic
10 •2 reviews

Examine a Europe in transition to understand the future of business...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Dublin, Ireland
Ireland
9.63 •8 reviews

Home to hundreds of U.S. corporations, Dublin is the perfect place to...

The Hacker Exchange
Tel Aviv Global Innovation Program - The Hacker Exchange
Israel
9.67 •3 reviews

Known as the startup nation, Israel offers a truly sophisticated...

Maynooth University
Study Abroad at Maynooth - Ireland
Ireland
9.61 •18 reviews

As a Study Abroad student at Maynooth University, you will enjoy a...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Madrid, Spain
Spain
9.4 •10 reviews

Home to roughly 4 million inhabitants, Madrid is Spain’s primary...

CEA Study Abroad
CEA Study Abroad in Galway, Ireland
Ireland
9.75 •4 reviews

Explore Ireland’s western coastline and learn what makes Galway the...

SIT Study Abroad
Banking, Finance & Social Responsibility Program in Switzerland
Switzerland
9.5 •2 reviews

Examine macroeconomics and the global finance system through the lens...

The Hacker Exchange
Global Innovation Program: Virtual
Online
9.4 •5 reviews

What is the VIRTUAL INNOVATION PROGRAM? At this moment, international...

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