The Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education provides opportunities to engage with difference, contemplate new perspectives, value intercultural dialogue, and hone skills for success in our increasingly interconnected world.
Furman’s Study Away programs represent engaged learning at its finest. Students can take their learning beyond the Furman campus where they will cultivate intellectual curiosity, develop new skills, gain self-confidence, and prepare themselves to compete in the complex, ever-changing, interdependent world.
Earn 2 credits while participating in a 3-week MayX study away course, or earn 16 credits for a semester faculty-led, affiliate partner, or exchange program. The majority of study away programs are interdisciplinary in nature and open to students of all majors.
Some Furman study away programs are offered every year, while others are offered in alternate years.
Study Away as a Furman Student
Furman's study away programs ensure you will receive a quality education while traveling off campus.
Research & Internship
We have internship programs in Brussels, Washington, D.C., and Edinburgh.
Mentoring & Advising
Students can request advising appointments from a Study Away Advisor.
Faculty & Staff Resources
The Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education works closely with faculty leading study away programs, and assists Furman’s academic and administrative departments in creating a welcoming environment for international exchange students and scholars.
Students are required to register for travel.
Feel free to stop by our office if you have a question or need to get in touch with one of our staff members.