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Study Abroad & National Student Exchange

Alexa Basile - Study Abroad
Teaching Down Under
SUNY Potsdam alumna Alexa Basile's essay was recently selected as part of Michelle Obama's 'Why study abroad?' series... Read now
The Geology of Nova Scotia

Dr. Mike Rygel discusses geological experiences in the field, specifically the impressive geology of Nova Scotia... watch video.


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Jamaica Field Service
The Jamaica Field Service Project is a service learning course on the diverse people, society, culture and musics of the Caribbean and West Indies...learn more.

The benefits of study abroad are immeasurable, both personally and professionally.  Broaden your horizons and:

  • Learn about the world, your country and yourself
  • Increase your openness to new ideas and become an independent thinker
  • Enjoy both academic and experiential learning
  • Deepen your cross-cultural understanding and appreciation
  • Mature and grow intellectually and become more flexible and self-confidence
  • Increase your career prospects
  • Have the time of your life while preparing for living and working in our globally interdependent world


Contact Us:
SUNY Potsdam
Office of International Education & Programs
107 Crumb Library
44 Pierrepont Avenue
Potsdam, NY 13676

Phone: + (315) 267-2507
Fax: + (315) 267-2811