Study Abroad

The University of New Mexico understands the need to promote awareness of multicultural issues in today’s global, interdependent society, and believes that studying in another country is an important way of fostering this awareness. Spending time overseas helps students learn about new countries and different cultures, and often students return to New Mexico with a new level of knowledge and new ways of looking at the world.

Each year the UNM Study Abroad department sends over 700 students to every part of the globe. Students are able to spend anywhere from a few weeks to an entire school year learning about new cultures and sharing their lives with a new group of people. Here, some of UNM’s Study Abroad students talk about their experiences overseas, and why spending time in another country is important to a student’s growth. Find out more about UNM’s Study Abroad program at their web site.

Study Abroad Bloggers

Devin P.
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Chengdu, China

Devin P.

Costa Mesa, California
Sophomore - International Studies

Isaac M.
study abroad
Tokyo, Japan

Isaac M.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Senior - Liberal Arts: Computer Animation and Cultural Studies

Miguel S.
study abroad
Madrid, Spain

Miguel S.

Farmington, New Mexico
Sophomore - International Studies and Spanish

Yoko K.
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Amritapuri, India

Yoko K.

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Sophomore - Biology

Zoe C.
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Tallinn, Estonia

Zoe C.

Santa Cruz, California
Sophomore - International Studies and Languages

Past Bloggers

Brenna K.

Brenna K.

Albuquerque, N.M.
Journalism & Mass Communication

Carlette T.

Carlette T.


Elementary Education

Celia R.

Celia R.

Albuquerque, N.M.
Exercise Science

Dakota S.

Dakota S.

Grew Up Nomadic
International Studies

Denver H.

Denver H.

Albuquerque, N.M.
French

Erin B.

Erin B.


International studies, Latin American Studies

Gabriela G.

Gabriela G.


Journalism & Mass Communication

Helena G.

Helena G.

Albuquerque, N.M.
Global Business & Political Science

Jess J.

Jess J.

Albuquerque, N.M.
Sociology

Laural M.

Laural M.

Albuquerque, N.M.
Criminology & Geography (Urban Geography)

Paloma G.

Paloma G.


Political Science & Spanish

Sabah O.

Sabah O.

Roswell, N.M.
Chemistry

Sabrina D.

Sabrina D.

Taos, N.M.
Latin American Studies

Sandra V.

Sandra V.

Mexico City, Mexico
Biology/Spanish with minor in Portuguese

Skye F.

Skye F.

Albuquerque, N.M.
International Studies

Tressa L.

Tressa L.

Albuquerque, N.M.
English Literature

Trevor A.

Trevor A.

Rio Rancho, NM
Civil Engineering

Zoe A.

Zoe A.

St. Louis. Missouri
Linguistics, Portuguese, and Spanish

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