International travel can help you develop greater independence, maturity, self-confidence, the flexibility to quickly and creatively adapt to changing circumstances, and the ability to interact effectively with people from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. These and many more skills can prove invaluable throughout your life and are considered highly valuable in a variety of employment settings.

Each year, SAIC offers a large selection of faculty-led study trips to provide students with relevant and dynamic opportunities to experience international travel and build intercultural competency, all while earning credit toward a degree. If you are interested in taking your studies off campus and across borders, consider participating in an SAIC study trip. 

While each trip is different, here are some general items you can expect from study trips at SAIC: