"If it weren’t for Marian University, I wouldn't have studied in China and France."
Alan Guillen, majors in English and French, 2016 Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
We value the importance of study-abroad opportunities in contributing to your academic, intellectual, and spiritual development.
Opportunities for Medical Students
Past Short-Term Programs
The International Elective is an elective experience available to students who have completed their third year core rotations or with approval by the Assistant/Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs. This elective will expose the student to both public health and direct clinical experience in a variety of settings (may be within the US or abroad). As such, rotations that allow for observation of population health practice and/or directly supervised patient care are permitted. This elective allows students to see the depth and breadth of medicine (any specialty) through the global/international lens.
In order to participate in an international elective, students must:
If approved by both the Office of International Student Success & Global Engagement and Clinical Affairs, Clerkship Coordinators will work to secure appropriate affiliation agreement.
If you do not already have a relationship with an established program, please find a list of approved opportunities below.
Other opportunities abroad are available through VSLO.
Talk with us about Marian University's study-abroad travel grants.
Please take this survey and share more about the impact your study abroad experience has had on your career path.
Photo taken by Heather Flynn during her 2015 study abroad experience in Ireland.