Education Abroad

Education Abroad

The Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA) collaborates with several University offices to promote research and education abroad programs related to coursework,, academic fields, or cross-cultural study. RSIA hosts programs designed for Gallaudet students, faculty, staff, and others interested in international study tours. Below is a list of some of the international study opportunities that our office organizes:

Gallaudet University offers multiple opportunities for students to engage in research, internships, and study activities overseas. These options can be explored by going to the links listed in the left column of this page.

Application Procedure

The first step in the application procedure is to fill out the Gallaudet University Application for Study Abroad, available at Study Abroad/Global Internship Application.  If there are any questions related to the application, please email them to or visit the Office of Research Support and International Affairs (RSIA) in Dawes House. Return the completed application and a recent passport-size photograph to RSIA. (Please be sure that all required forms are completed and returned.)

Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar provides a special form for eligible students who request participation in a study abroad program and have their courses authorized. Remember that transfer credit is not the same as resident credit. Resident credit also will allow the course grades officially submitted to be on record and calculated into term GPA and Cumulative GPA. However, the fees associated with registering for transfer credit versus resident credit may vary, depending on which study abroad program is chosen. Please be sure to consult with your academic department to determine what will benefit you the most.

For registration information from the Office of the Registrar, visit the Consortium Programs site.

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