Study Abroad Journeys
Discover new facets of European history in Ireland or Italy. Get behind-the-scenes at a runway show in Paris. Live and study in a foreign country of your choice while immersed in the local culture.
At Mount Mary, learning isn’t limited to the classroom—or even a country. Explore a new location over a school break, during the summer or for an entire semester. Start creating your study abroad experience by following seven easy steps. Read what fellow Mount Mary students had to say about their study abroad experiences.
Study Abroad During School Breaks
Costa Rica for CORE credit in Science or Literature: December 28, 2017 - January 14, 2018
Venture to Costa Rica and explore its amazing biodiversity as part of a short-term, faculty-led study abroad program, December 28, 2017 — January 14, 2018. Discover the “Switzerland” of Central America, a country which has not had an army since 1949. Covering just 0.03% of the globe’s surface, Costa Rica is home to 6% of the world’s biodiversity and has devoted nearly 26% of its territory to conservation. Download the information and the application.
Study Abroad During the Summer
Spain for Language Immersion: May 31, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Spanish majors or minors have the opportunity to earn 6 credits in language and culture by taking classes at the University of Granada. Program includes homestays with local families, and other cultural opportunities, including hiking in the nearby mountains and a day-trip to the Mediterranean coast. Download the information.
- Read Michelle Hawkins' blog that features her experience interning in Valencia, Spain.
Semester and Yearlong Programs
Mount Mary has multiple affiliations with international colleges and universities for summer, semester and yearlong study abroad opportunities.
- American College—Dublin, Ireland
- Nanzan College—Nagoya, Japan
- Universidad Católica de Santa María—Arequipa, Perú