Where can you go? Study Abroad helps you spread your wings further than you might have imagined possible. The impact of an international experience is great, positive, and long-lasting. The impact can be felt on your personal growth in self-understanding, independence, communication, and appreciation of your world and the situation of others.
In addition to personal growth, international engagement prepares you for your future career by giving you experience and knowledge above and beyond your area of study. Your workplace or future study is sure to be diverse, an international education prepares you for the internationalized society and economy by exposing you to language and cultural understandings.
Finally, your time in CASNR courses is enhanced by exposure to expanding horizons. You may earn transfer credits for your study. Experiences to positively impact every student at UNL.
Funding your explorations
You have a number of options for paying for your education abroad. CASNR and UNL offer scholarships and financial aid. Scholarships require applications by Feb. 15 for Summer travel, May 1 for Fall travel, and Oct. 15 for Spring travel. Applications are available in the International Affairs office, CASNR Dean's Office, or online. CASNR has its own application for Education Abroad Scholarships.
CASNR also offers a global access travel grant that provides students with $150 to apply against an Education Abroad experience. This grant is equivalent to the cost of a passport, and all students are encouraged to apply for a passport while in CASNR.
Professional opportunities around the world
Gain global experience through extra-curriculars
The Global Agriculture Club - IAAS is a CASNR student focused organization which allows for UNL students to meet and discuss international issues and opportunities within Nebraska, the United States and abroad. It is an internationally affiliated organization that allows for students interested in agriculture to meet with others from around the United States and overseas through its annual National Summit and World Conference. The Global Agriculture Club also provides students the opportunity to raise money for IAAS sponsored conferences, internationally focused events, and education abroad.
Upcoming CASNR Faculty-Led Programs
- Africa (Virtual)
- Field Guiding in southern Africa (web conference)
Spring 2022 (tbd)
- Puerto Rico
- South Africa
Winter Break 2022-2023
- New Zealand
- Traveling with Chocolate from Mesoamerica to West Africa (Web conference & in-person)