Fast Facts

Map of the world

On average, about 35% of the junior class studies abroad during the academic year. There is a huge diversity of transformative experiences that Brandeis students have engaged in abroad, including:

  • Studying biodiversity conservation hands-on in Panama.
  • Studying in a Scandinavian context with Brandeis in Copenhagen: Business and Economics in Denmark.
  • Completing major/minor or university requirements in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Gaining expertise in Spanish in Havana, Cuba.
  • Learning from the masters through the Brandeis in Siena studio art and art history program.
  • Creating and learning in the film industry in Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Visiting health clinics in Mexico on the Brandeis in Merida: Public Health in the Yucatan program.

2022-2023 Facts

  • Students studied off campus in 39 countries and 58 different cities.
  • International students represented 13% of all Brandeis students abroad.
  • 3% of students studied abroad for the whole academic year, while 24% studied abroad in the fall, 36% in the spring, and 36% in the summer.

Where Students Went

Region Percent of Students Top Destination Top major(s)
Africa 2.5% South Africa Anthropology
Asia 12% South Korea International and Global Studies
Europe 62% United Kingdom Psychology
Latin America 18% Mexico Health: Science, Society, and Policy
Middle East &
North Africa
3.5% Israel Politics
Oceania 2% Australia Environmental Studies

Top 10 Countries

  • United Kingdom
  • Denmark
  • Italy
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • South Korea
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Ecuador | Costa Rica | Japan

Top 10 Cities

  • Copenhagen
  • London
  • Merida
  • Siena
  • Seoul
  • Amsterdam
  • Bath
  • Dublin
  • Paris
  • Madrid

Top 10 Majors Abroad

  • Psychology
  • International and Global Studies
  • Politics
  • Health: Science, Society, and Policy
  • Sociology
  • Business
  • Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Economics
  • Computer Science