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Why participate in a Bing Overseas Studies Program?

Every Stanford undergraduate should give serious consideration to studying away

Regardless of the academic path you choose, you will be enriched by your journey in one of our study away programs. Your time with BOSP will equip you with transformative educational experiences that inspire you to embrace new challenges in complex global settings. Nearly one-half of each graduating class studies away through BOSP during their undergraduate career at Stanford.

Pictured: Golden Hour by Jackson Eilers, Palau. 

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Stanford is committed to providing all undergraduates the opportunity to study away with BOSP, regardless of financial circumstances.

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Are you unsure of where and what you would like to study? Use our comparison chart to discover quarters of operation, prerequisites, housing models, and more!

Bing Trip Paris

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We welcome you to connect with our advising team. We are available to connect in person in our office, by video chat, or by phone, to guide you through the process and help you consider your options.

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Now that you've compared the programs from a high level, begin looking at the program-specific pages to gain more in-depth knowledge of the program offerings.

Bing Trip, Rising Sun


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Kyoto Ambassador

Grace Lee

Management Science & Engineering
Studying in Kyoto gave me a firsthand perspective on some of the issues and concepts learned in class. It was neat to read about specific temples and sculptures in class and then take a field trip to see the temple in the same week. There is no better place to learn about some of these subjects than when you are completely immersed in the environment.

Andrew Sleugh, Berlin
Berlin Ambassador

Andrew Sleugh

Materials Science and Engineering

Ana De Almeida Amaral, Cape Town
Cape Town Ambassador

Ana De Almeida Amaral

Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Climbing a jungle vine, Dylan Moore, BOSP Ecuador

Pictured: Climbing A Jungle Vine by Dylan Moore, Ecuador

BOSP Photo Contest

Share your unique perspective and experiences from your time abroad with the Bing Overseas Studies Program.

Learn how to enter! View Photo Contest Galleries