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Health Study Abroad Programs

Studying health abroad with World Endeavors lets you stay on track for your degree while providing access to a multiplicity of cultural health and wellness practices you won’t find in a medical textbook.

World Endeavors has been arranging international programs for 20 years in captivating destinations worldwide. We have health study abroad programs with courses in biomedical sciences, exercise and sports science and occupational therapy, as well as classes for students pursuing nursing or public health degrees, and pre-medical students.

Our health study abroad programs provide valuable learning opportunities, multicultural experiences and essential healthcare skills development. These experiences will enhance your resume and appeal to future employers. For those pursuing advanced degrees, the international experience you gain through our program can significantly bolster your applications to graduate, medical or dental programs.


Studying abroad is a life-changing experience for many students. When you study health abroad with World Endeavors, you will get unique insights into global health practices and multicultural health and wellness around the world.

You will build lifelong connections with your fellow international and local students and have the chance to immerse yourself fully in a new culture and way of life.

Health is a broad, multidisciplinary field and World Endeavors offers you the perfect opportunity to travel and gain a different perspective on global health and its varied specializations in must-visit locations around the world.


Studying health abroad with World Endeavors will expose you to different healthcare systems.

  • Learn how to interact with healthcare professionals from different cultural backgrounds
  • Broaden your perspective on global health challenges through exposure to multicultural environments
  • Get exposure to medical systems that are structured differently from those in the US

Every World Endeavors Study Abroad Program Includes

Our study abroad programs are as unique as our destinations, but there are program features that unify all of our study experiences.


  • Top accredited universities
  • Flexible durations – 2 to 4 weeks to a full academic year
  • Expansive destination options
  • English instruction offered in all locations


  • Vetted campus accommodations selected with quality and safety in mind
  • Friendly community of peers from local host country and around the world


  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator


  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support
  • Activities and cultural engagement
  • On-campus social events, clubs and sports


  • Professional assistance and collaboration with home institution on course approvals and credit transfers
  • Transcript received directly from university abroad


  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance

Our Top Study Abroad Destinations

World Endeavors offers study abroad programs in several destinations in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Our programs are located in a variety of sites, including urban and rural, English-speaking and non-English speaking. Semester, year-long, and summer programs are all available. Our wide range of options means you can find the program which is just right for you.

How to choose the best Study Abroad program

Selecting the perfect study abroad program can be easy! Follow these steps to find the program that will help you achieve your goals.

Earn Credit Toward Your Degree

Studying abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your academic interests in an international context! Use our Program Finder tool to search by field of study and take classes toward your major.

Choose Your Dream Destination 

Combine education and exploration of your dream destination! Evaluate which program countries align with your interests and academic objectives.

Improve your Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit Your Budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

The Time is Right

Explore programs offered in just the right window of opportunity. We offer semesters in the fall or spring, full academic year programs, or shorter summer study programs.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.


Health Study Abroad FAQs

Can studying abroad help me provide better care for future patients?

Yes, studying health abroad can improve your patient care. The exposure to diverse healthcare systems, patient populations, and different approaches to treatment can lead to more inclusive and empathetic care, fostering a better understanding of patients’ needs.

Will studying health abroad give me an advantage in the job market?

Studying health abroad showcases initiative and problem-solving abilities, while enhancing adaptability, independence, and language skills, making you more marketable in multicultural or global settings. Managing yourself in a foreign environment demonstrates self-reliance, making you attractive for positions requiring independence and discipline – essential attributes in the field of health.

Which countries are known for health study abroad programs?

Countries that are known for their high-quality healthcare education include England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Australia, Ireland, Spain and New Zealand. Scandinavia is another region with very high-quality healthcare education programs.

How do I finance my study abroad experience?

There are various funding options, including scholarships, grants, student loans, and personal savings. World Endeavors also offers scholarships. Be sure to check with your home university about financial aid and scholarships as well.

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How to apply for a Study Abroad Program

You’ve decided to study abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to CHANGE YOUR WORLD!


Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.


Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.


Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!


You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to study and explore like never before!