Studying abroad gives you the great opportunity of experiencing the world to become immersed in different cultures internationally. Through your global education experience, you´ll acquire new skills, enhancing the understanding of your area of study through a global perspective. You will be able to study at the best universities abroad and join it´s student communities; you´ll learn, travel and explore cities and countries, try new foods, hear new music, meet new people, make new friends and unforgettable memories.
Through its Global Partner Network ULACIT offers its students access to top quality study abroad opportunities and higher education programs in over 65 universities around the globe, covering destinations in Europe, the United States and Latin America. ULACIT offers higher education programs benchmarked to comply with international standards, quality of education is central to our learning experience; our study abroad programs reflect this commitment.
Studying abroad helps students improve their second or third language skills. Learning a new language can be challenging, the most effective way to develop language skills is to be immersed in a culture that speaks the language you’re learning and directly interact with its native speakers.
Studying abroad will give you the opportunity to meet and interact with professors, professionals, students, and friends abroad. As a study-abroad student you will build international bridges and create long-lasting connections that will help you build an international network to further your personal, academic and professional endeavors.
Think global and discover new strengths and abilities, conquer new challenges, and solve new problems. You will encounter situations that are wholly unfamiliar to you and will learn to adapt and respond in effective ways. After having your experience abroad, you will return home with new ideas and perspectives about yourself and your own culture. By challenging your beliefs, values, and goals, you will make better decisions both professionally and personally.
A study abroad experience positively impacts the acquisition of new professional and life skills, particularly interpersonal and communication skills, as well as multidisciplinary knowledge and international competences; all of these skills are highly demanded in the domestic and international labor markets. Recent studies show employers are more likely to hire people who have participated in a study abroad program, and the risk of long-term unemployment among graduates with international experience is less than half that among graduates without such international experience.