Continue your education across the world!

The International Programs Education Abroad office is here to support your journey to global citizenship. UWA Education Abroad programs range in duration from two weeks to one semester at one of our partnership institutions. Programs are designed to accommodate student’s program of study and interest.

UWA has partnerships with a number of universities around the world, and our list is growing. Meaning you have the opportunity to enhance your education through study abroad in a wide range of countries and programs.

A Practical Guide to Studying Abroad (For Parents)

Scholarship Opportunities

Global Scholars Community Scholarship

Join a community of students interested in exploring the world and embark on a transformative journey at a UWA study abroad partner location! This is  an exclusive program designed to elevate your academic experience and shape a more interconnected future. 
This scholarship is available to high school seniors (up to $6,000) and UWA freshmen (up to $3,000). The deadline to apply is April 30, 2024. Contact for more information.

Learn More about the Global Scholars Community Scholarship

 About the UWA Global Scholars Program: 

• Join a community of talented students, fostering academic rigor, healthy competition, and collaboration. 
• Cultivate a global mindset from day one.
• Prepare for international exchanges with partner universities through campus-based programming and faculty-led study-abroad opportunities. 
• Build a lifelong network of talented individuals. 
• Collaborate, exchange ideas, and connect with other global scholars from partner universities. 
• Overcome financial barriers with support for two round-trip international airline tickets to university partner schools throughout the world. 
• Ensure participation in enriching programs, contributing to academic and professional development.
• Enrich the academic environment by bringing together students from diverse backgrounds.
• Celebrate differences and foster mutual respect. 
Embrace the opportunity to broaden your horizons and contribute to the cultural richness of the University of West Alabama. The UWA Global Scholars Community Scholarship is not just an investment in your education—it’s a commitment to shaping a brighter, more interconnected future. 

Apply now and join the ranks of future leaders, thinkers, and global citizens! 

Study Abroad Opportunities


CountryPartnershipProgramsMore Information
BelgiumUniversity College EPHEC Exchange ProgramBusiness/IMC
BelgiumUniversity College EPHEC Summer SchoolBusiness/IMC
EnglandLiverpool Hope University Exchange ProgramCross Campus
EnglandLiverpool Hope University Summer ProgramCross Campus
FranceIGR/IAE Rennes Exchange ProgramBusiness/IMC
FranceIGR/IAE Rennes International Summer ProgramBusiness/IMC
FranceUniversity of Bordeaux Exchange ProgramCross Campus
FranceExchange Program at ICES (Institut Catholique de Vendée)Cross Campus
FranceSumer Study In France – ICES InternationalCross Campus
FranceEM Normandie Echange ProgramsBusiness/IMC
FranceEM Normandie International Summer School 2024Business/IMC
GermanyUniversity of Cologne Exchange ProgramCross Campus
GermanyUniversity of Paderborn Exchange ProgramCross Campus
The NetherlandsHAN University of Applied Sciences Exchange ProgramCross Campus
SpainInstitute of Spanish StudiesCross Campus
SpainUniversidad Europea Exchange ProgramCross Campus
SwitzerlandHEG GenevaBusiness


CountryPartnershipProgramsMore Information
JapanNihon University Exchange ProgramCross Campus
JapanNihon University Japanese Language ProgramCross Campus
JapanRikkyo University Exchange ProgramCross Campus
JapanRikkyo University Japanese Language ProgramCross Campus
South KoreaDankook University Summer ProgramCross Campus
South KoreaDankook University Exchange ProgramCross Campus


CountryPartnershipProgramsMore Information
University of Western Australia Exchange ProgramCross Campus

Study Abroad Advisor

Connie Marine
International Coordinator
(205) 652-5561

Ms. Connie Marine works with students from their initial interest in studying abroad, guiding them through advisement as they prepare to depart, and following up with them after they return through their post-program evaluation.

Specializes in: 

  • American students who are accepted to the Study Abroad program 
  • Coordinates International Exchange programs  
  • Organizes International and Study Abroad events