Study Abroad

Additional Programs

Benedictine University's Office of International Programs and Services is excited to present brand new programs to non-traditional study abroad locations.  These new schools have agreed to accept BenU students for semester or year-long programs abroad!  Interested students should make an appointment with a Study Abroad Adviser to learn more about these great opportunities.  E-mail IPS@ben.edu to make an appointment.

Albania

Beder University
Location: Tirana, Albania
Term: Semester, Academic Year
GPA Requirements: 2.75 Cumulative
Undergraduate Courses
Website: http://www.beder.edu.al/

Bedër University (BU) is a private non-profit university in Tirana, Albania. It was established in 2011 by the Muslim Community of Albania, thus completing the education cycle started with the reopening of the madrasas in 1991. Beder University is ranked as the fifth university in Albania. Students may take courses in

Epoka University
Location: Tirana, Albania
Term: Semester, Academic Year
GPA Requirements: 2.75 Cumulative
Undergraduate Courses
Website: http://www.epoka.edu.al/

Epoka University (EU) is a private non-profit university founded in 2007 in Tirana, Albania. The university received accreditation by the Albanian Agency for Accreditation of Higher Education in 2011. It offers Bachelor, Master of Science, Professional Master and PhD degrees. There are six PhD programs that are administered solely by Epoka staff in: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Economics, Political Science and International Relations and Business Administration.

Bosnia

International Burch University
Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Term: Semester
GPA Requirements: 2.75 Cumulative
Undergraduate Courses
Website: https://www.ibu.edu.ba

The mission of International Burch University is to support education, scientific research and the training of highly qualified personnel to work in academic and professional fields through the development of modern curricula and creating an environment to encourage creative, objective and critical thinking and continuous learning. Through its public activities and joint projects and cooperation with institutions from private and public sectors, as well as international institutions, the university aims to improve the community and contribute to solving local and global challenges. An important aspect of all activities is a friendly academic environment that encourages each student to take leading role in reaching their personal and intellectual potential.

Georgia

International Black Sea University

Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
Term: Semester, Academic Year
GPA Requirement: 2.75 Cumulative
Undergraduate Courses
Website: https://www.ibsu.edu.ge/en

International Black Sea University has the objective of training Georgian and foreign students in scientific, technical and professional fields of study, and of using these studies in the fields of pure and applied research for contributing to the economic and social necessities of Georgia and other countries.

Kazakhstan

Suleyman Demirel University
Location: Karasai, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Term: Semester, Academic Year
GPA Requirement: 2.75 Cumulative
Undergraduate Courses
Website: http://sdu.edu.kz/en/

Süleyman Demirel University (SDU) is a public university located in Isparta, Turkey. Established in 1992, the university, with around 70.000 students, is the second largest academic institution in Turkey. SDU is known for its programs in agricultural research, medicine, engineering, and business sciences.

Kyrgyz Republic

International Ataturk Alatoo University
Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
Term: Semester, Academic Year
GPA Requirement: 2.75 Cumulative
Undergraduate Courses
Website: www.iaau.edu.kg

The International Atatürk-Alatoo University (IAAU) is a private university located in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. English is the primary medium of instruction at the university. However, some classes are taught in Russian and a few other classes are taught in Turkish. The International Atatürk-Alatoo University was established in 1996, and offers undergraduate programs in business administration, international relations, finance, banking, computer engineering, English language, literature, Turkic studies, and simultaneous translation.

Nigeria

Nile University
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Term: Semester, Academic Year
GPA Requirement: 2.75 Cumulative
Undergraduate Courses
Website: www.ntnu.edu.ng/

Nigerian Turkish Nile University visualizes itself as becoming a vanguard university that gains the respect of the world through academic excellence by providing the highest quality university education for students from around the globe. The Nigerian Turkish International College started with humble beginnings in September 1998.  The school opened with 23 students on a rented site at Cairo Street, Wuse 2, Abuja.  Like an acorn, the NTIC has proliferated into a network of schools located in Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Lagos, Ogun and Yobe States.