Study Abroad

Learn It All by Experiencing It All

Imagine studying abroad in places like Australia, Japan, London, Ireland, and Spain. What people would you meet? How would expand your language skills? What life values would you gain? Studying abroad turns the world into your classroom. If you’re ready to add great value to your college experience, pack your bags and let’s go!

GMercyU Study Abroad Programs

GMercyU offers several college study abroad programs, depending on what type of experience interests you most. Some options include:

GMercyU Alternative Break Experience. Travel over spring or summer break while making the world a better place.

GMercyU Service Trips. Provide care and resources to underserved populations in places such as Jamaica's Mustard Seed Community.

Nursing Study Abroad Program. See 2023 photos here. GMercyU is one of the only universities in the area to offer undergraduate nursing students the opportunity to study abroad and earn six credits. Available to BSN students completing their sophomore or junior year, this three-week program takes place in early summer at the University of Limerick in Ireland. Students live in the residence halls and are accompanied GMercyU faculty. Students also have the opportunity to shadow a registered nurse in a healthcare setting. Financial assistance is available. Find out more information by contacting Patricia Brown O’Hara, PhD at

Exchange Program with Mary Immaculate College. Mary Immaculate is Ireland’s largest Catholic college. Our exchange program is one of the most popular ways GMercyU students study abroad.

Arcadia Study Abroad Programs. Our partnership with Arcadia University lets you join a number of the school’s study abroad programs covering a range of disciplines.

GMercyU Winter and Summer Study Abroad Trips. Participate in a two- to three-week faculty-led trip to one of dozens of countries.

Experiencing Ireland with the Nursing Study Abroad program

Ready to Go Global? Take the Next Step

Our world is increasingly connected. College study abroad paves the way for personal and professional growth beyond U.S. borders. The best study abroad programs let you gain global perspectives that enrich you as a person and enhance the value of your college degree. Find that value with GMercyU’s Study Abroad program.

Contact Jesse Ruhl, International Student Liaison, at for more information.