From Delaware to the World

Celebrating 100 years of study abroad

Making the world a little smaller—
and a whole lot

On July 7, 1923, eight eager Blue Hens embarked on a year-long adventure to France that would fundamentally change the course of international education and set the global standard for study abroad. As the University of Delaware celebrates the 100-year anniversary of its trailblazing program, read on to learn what it means to be a citizen of the world—the UD way. 

Blue-and-Gold Global Citizenship

From Delaware to the World

2023 marks the 100th anniversary of UD's trailblazing study abroad program, which set the global standard for institutions of higher education.

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20 Reasons Why We Love Study Abroad

The options are endless. Here are some of our favorites. 


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Did You Know?



Studying abroad can be a transformational experience, opening a world of possibilities, career pathways and personal growth. To help ensure every Blue Hen is able to participate in at least one study abroad program, please consider making a gift to support this life-changing, cross-cultural learning opportunity. Donations of any size can make a meaningful difference ($100 could buy a suitcase; $150 could cover passport fees; $200 could cover an excursion; $1,000 could buy many meals).  



To learn more or make an even greater impact, contact Ruth Rosenberg at or 302-831-6993.