Study Abroad at Gonzaga University has been a tradition  since a pair of Jesuits created the Gonzaga in Florence Program 55 years ago.  While almost 50% of the student population is studying abroad by the time they graduate, 50% of student aren’t studying abroad for a variety of reasons.  Study abroad offers students

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Fall Family Weekend was the weekend of October 7-9.  This was a great time to visit Gonzaga University and see the leaves change, but many parents were visiting Gonzaga because their students applied and had been accepted to study abroad this spring.  This weekend marks only the 2nd semester that the Study Abroad Office has

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Ciao from Firenze! Paige LaFlamme This first month has truly been life-changing. For our first weekend in Italy the entire Gonzaga-in-Florence program took a weekend trip to Rome for our opening tour. Yes, 160 college students piled into three buses and then two hotels to tour for three jam-packed days of history, exploration, and discovery.

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I have been fortunate to study abroad twice during my time at Gonzaga – once in Zambezi, Western Zambia, and once in Florence, Italy. Although these opportunities were extremely different, in length and in experience, both Zambia and Italy taught me so many things outside of the classroom that have been instrumental in my education

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By: Richard Menard You and your student have both put forth a great deal of time and energy to prepare for life in college. Your student has decided to come to Gonzaga University and you are extremely proud of them, but maybe a little nervous, too. As part of the college experience you may hear

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By Matt Baray As the first month of our study abroad experience comes to an end, it has continued to be an incredibly impactful and humbling experience. Not only has our first four weeks in Italy allowed us to have some amazing experiences, but it has also challenged us to grow in ways we never

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Paige LaFlamme This first month has truly been life-changing. For our first weekend in Italy the entire Gonzaga-in-Florence program took a weekend trip to Rome for our opening tour. Yes, 160 college students piled into three buses and then two hotels to tour for three jam-packed days of history, exploration, and discovery. Day one: The

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By: Richard Menard, Study Abroad “I’m going to Italy (or England, or Zambia)” is often overheard these days across campus. As the spring semester winds down, students are getting excited about their travels abroad. The appeal of traveling to a foreign country has been around for hundreds if not thousands of years. History is scattered

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By: Richard Menard, Study Abroad The Study Abroad Office, with oversight from the Academic Vice President’s Office, has recently changed the financial model for sponsored study abroad programs. Gonzaga University allows students to use their institution scholarships and financial aid abroad on our sponsored programs. These awarded funds are based on the current cost of

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