Vienna, Austria skyline. Photo by Jacek Dylag

Study Abroad

The Office of Study Abroad, housed within the Heckman Center for the Bridgeport Plan, is dedicated to providing academic credit-bearing international programs that help equip all students with the intercultural competence and leadership skills necessary to succeed in today’s globalized job market.

UB students with study abroad experience have:

  • An increased degree completion rate
  • Improved GPAs upon return from their study abroad experience
  • More competitive applications for graduate schools
  • Reduced time from graduation to job placement
  • Higher starting salaries

Make study abroad a part of your UB plan! Schedule a meeting to speak with us by emailing


The University of Bridgeport is a member of the Forum on Education Abroad, federally recognized as the standards-setting body for the field of education abroad.

Office of Study Abroad Wahlstrom Library, 2nd Floor (203) 576-4541