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Celebrating 50 Years of Study Away at Furman University

Welcome to the Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education at Furman University. Furman University offers a variety of experiences for students to engage critically with global cultures while developing transferable professional and personal skills. There are several linked resources provided for students, faculty and parents to assist in preparation, transition and return from study away.

Members of the Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education are currently working from home. Please contact us by email for the quickest response.

General Email: study.away@furman.edu
Nancy Georgiev, Director: nancy.georgiev@furman.edu
Ben Efird, Assistant Director: ben.efird@furman.edu
Caitlynne Goodlett, Study Away Advisor: caitlynne.goodlett@furman.edu
Cassie Klatka, Center for Engaged Learning Coordinator: cassie.klatka@furman.edu

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Impact on Study Away 

Academic and financial concerns should be submitted to this online form, and someone will be in touch to set up a phone call to answer specific questions: https://forms.furman.edu/view.php?id=790995

Read more about Furman University's coronavirus updates.


Students HomepageFurman offers a variety of study away programs for our students. Students can participate in year-long, semester, May or Summer programs. To explore our program options, visit "View Program Offerings".

*Applications for MayX 2020 & Summer 2020 have now closed.*
The Study Away Student Handbook provides students with information on: planning finances application process pre-departure logistics cultural adjustments returning home.

For official university policies regarding academic regulations, transfer credit, and courses descriptions, students should refer to the current University Catalog or consult the Registrar’s Office.

    Explore the "For Students" link on the left to be directed to further information and resources for students regarding study away.

 
 
Faculty page



For faculty interested in leading a study away program should consult the "For Faculty" links for guidelines, including information on proposing programs, creating budgets, recruiting students, financial resources, and information on health and safety abroad.

Faculty interested in proposing a study away program should contact Ben Efird for further information.







 
Center for Engaged Learning: Study Away, Internships and Research
864-294-3691
study.away@furman.edu