Taking your undergraduate research overseas represents a unique opportunity to combine research and education abroad. MSU offers over 20 education abroad programs with a research component. 

EuroScholars Research Abroad Program

The EuroScholars Research Abroad Program provides MSU Honors College students the opportunity to conduct research at a leading European university for a semester to a year. Countries include Belgium, Finland, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Students will enroll in 3-4 courses for the semester including: 1) the research project (topic of student’s choice selected in consultation with faculty at the host university), 2) a methods and literature review course (independent study), 3) a language and culture course, and 4) an elective course (if applicable).The EuroScholars program offers a “flexible curriculum individually built around each student’s academic needs.” This opportunity is exclusively for Honors College members and offers a strong focus on research. ISA epresents the EuroScholars program in North America and will facilitate the application process after the initial review within the Honors College. Visit the Honors College EuroScholars website for more information.

Undergraduate Education Abroad Research Opportunities

Are you interested in participating in an undergraduate research experience during an education abroad program? There are a number of programs sponsored by the Office for Education Abroad that engage students in undergraduate research. Visit the Undergraduate Education Abroad Research Opportunities site to learn more about these programs. 

Programs that Qualify for Undergraduate Research Abroad Scholarship

The Office for Education Abroad maintains a list of approved education abroad programs that offer a research component. Students participating in one of these approved programs can apply for the scholarship.  In addition, some independent studies conducted abroad may also qualify for this scholarship.  Contact the Undergraduate Research Office (ugrsrch@msu.edu) for details.

Program Coordinators: If you would like your Education Abroad program reviewed to determine whether it qualifies as Research Abroad, please complete this survey.