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Global Pathways

Global Pathways is an initiative to maximize the opportunities available for UT students to study abroad. These programs are available to freshman (Maymester or summer), sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Start planning now to maximize your time overseas.

GPA requirements are a 2.00-4.00 cumulative GPA at the time of application.

Programs are available in fall, spring, Maymester, or summer.

There is no language requirement. Some programs may require language experience for certain tracks, but all offer courses in English or beginning courses in the foreign language.

There may be specific scholarships for some Global Pathways programs!


Some of the foreign courses available at the exchange and affiliated programs below have already been evaluated for specific UT-Austin credit and are listed in the My Credit Abroad Database. Search the database to see how a foreign course will count at UT-Austin. We can help add a new record to the database for courses of interest not yet in the database.

Semester Exchange and Affiliate Programs




AIFS Florence



fall, spring

AIFS Granada

Affiliate Spain Fall, spring, summer whole


Affiliate Italy fall, spring

API Institutio San Joaquin de Flores

Affiliate Costa Rica fall, spring, summer whole

API Universidad de Cadiz

Affiliate Spain fall, spring

CIEE Alicante



fall, spring, summer whole

European University Viadrina: summer exchange

Exchange Germany summer whole

IAU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Aix

IAU Marchutz School of Fine Arts

Affiliate France fall, spring, summer whole

IFSA Butler Merida

*Successful completion of SPN611D or higher required

Affiliate Mexico fall, spring

Sciences Po



fall, spring

Sussex International Summer School



summer whole

UT in Paris

Exchange France fall, spring


Summer Exchange and Affiliated Programs Type Location Available

Korea University

Exchange Seoul summer whole


Maymester Faculty-led Programs


Courses Offered

Social Entrepreneurship in China and U.S.


HIS 317L

Roots of Social and Economic Justice: An International Perspective


SW 460K  /SW 495K / WGS 441

Sport and English Society

England SOC 323M / KIN 350 / EUS 346

Introduction to Engineering Design and Graphics in Vienna


ME 302 / ME 210

Urban Ecomonic Development in Cape Town

*Offered in 2018

South Africa HIS 317L

Nature, Society, & Sustainability in Ecuador

Ecuador GRG 323K / LAS 330

Sport and the International Olympic Committee

Switzerland KIN 353 / KIN 311K
Bridging Cultures in Latin America: Maya and Colonial Heritage in Guatemala and Belize Guatemala & Belize ARH 347M / LAS327 / ANT 324


Summer Faculty-led Programs


Courses Offered

Language, Diversity and Education at Casa Herrera


Multiple tracks available. See website.

Learning Tuscany


ARH 331J & ART 319T/320K/379T/320L/381

Engaging Global Health

Costa Rica

N 309 & N 354 / SPN 319S

Climate Change, Ecosystems and Human Dynamics

Botswana GRG 356T

Nafta, Narcos, Neoliberalism

Mexico MAS 374 & MAS 373

Language, Culture, and Engineering

Spain Multiple tracks available. See webpage.