UPDATED 8 September 2021
The University of Notre Dame invites exceptional international undergraduate students enrolled in universities around the world to study abroad at Notre Dame for a semester or an academic year. Experience Notre Dame by attending classes taught by world renowned professors and participating in student activities in our state-of-the-art facilities. Understand the religious and intellectual traditions that are unique to Notre Dame and cultivate your sense and responsibility to be a force for good. Experience the unmatched sense of community on campus and become a part of the ND family during your study abroad experience at our "Home Under the Dome."
Exchange Student Program
American Semester Abroad Program
If you are currently studying at one of the University of Notre Dame's exchange partner universities, you are encouraged to contact your home university's international office and learn more about the opportunity to study on exchange at the University of Notre Dame.
If your institution is currently not an exchange partner with Notre Dame, the American Semester Abroad Program (ASAP) is a credit-bearing program that allows you to take 12-18 credits per semester at the University. You will receive an official transcript upon completion of the program.
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The University of Notre Dame was founded in November 1842 by Edward F. Sorin, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, a French missionary order. It is located adjacent to South Bend, Indiana, the center of a metropolitan area with a population of more than 300,000.
Click here to learn more about the University of Notre Dame and why you should come study abroad at our “Home Under the Dome” in South Bend.
Coming to ND
Prior to your arrival at Notre Dame, we work closely with our campus partners to facilitate your arrival. From the application process, to health information, visa, and travel arrangements, we strive to prepare our prospective students well for their study abroad experience in South Bend.
Living at ND
Notre Dame is well known for its outstanding sense of community and active student body. Navigate this section to learn more about housing, meals, student life, events, and our Peer Mentoring Program
At the University of Notre Dame, outstanding undergraduate courses are taught by renowned faculty members. Academics are an important pillar of our semester and academic year programs.
Planning to study abroad can be challenging and confusing, and you may find yourself faced with many questions and concerns regarding your study abroad experience at Notre Dame. Here, you can find our most frequently asked questions, from “How do I apply?” to “Do I have to be Catholic to attend ND?”.
Global Engagement Programs
Notre Dame International
Phone: +1 574-631-1138