Study Abroad: For Parents and Families

Spain Study Abroad Family VisitStudying abroad was a learning experience that could not be duplicated! Living with a family immersed in the culture, taking classes in Spanish, and traveling to many different countries was beyond what we expected! Studying abroad is more than learning in a classroom, it is a cultural immersion & a unique opportunity every Fordham student should take advantage of. - J. McCartin parent of Granada alumnus

Thank you for lending your support to your student as he or she makes the decision to study abroad- undoubtedly one of the most exciting and significant events of your student's life.

We hope the information found in the links below will answer some of your questions and concerns. Should you require additional assistance, the staff in the Office of International and Study Abroad Programs is available to you and your student. We look forward to working with you!

Our Programs

Costs and Funding

Health and Safety

Each semester we host pre-departure orientation meetings for your students to help prepare them for their study abroad experiences. These dates are shared with the students upon acceptance into the program. If your student is has been accepted to study abroad you are more than welcome to join them for their pre-departure meeting.

A Parent Guide to Study Abroad

  • If you would like a complimentary copy of this book, please email us at [email protected]. We would be happy to send one to you.