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Office of International Programs

Experience the World Through UT Tyler OIP

The University of Texas at Tyler Office of International Programs (OIP) serves as a pathway to the world, offering:

  • Quality Study Abroad experiences to UT Tyler students.
  • Globally focused programs and services to the Tyler-East Texas community, including guest speakers, the Friends of UT Tyler Travel Program and international travel and passport information.

The OIP assists faculty and students at UT Tyler to travel abroad and facilitates collaborations with our partner universities. In addition, the OIP provides faculty resources for creating travel study opportunities for UT Tyler students.

Prepare for the Future. Live in the Moment. Study Abroad.

Study across the globe, experience other cultures and visit some of the world's most renowned historical and cultural sites in a UT Tyler study abroad program. 

The OIP offers three types of study abroad experiences:

  • Short-Term Faculty-Led Trips – Travel/study courses organized by UT Tyler faculty that vary in length from one to six weeks, oftentimes visiting collaborating universities. Travel study courses typically occur over vacation periods and the summer term. 
  • Longer-Term Programs – Study abroad opportunities and regional study programs created through collaborations among faculty in multiple departments and colleges. 
  • Exchange Programs – Study opportunities at foreign universities that have an exchange agreement with UT Tyler and study at foreign universities through University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) approved semester-long or academic year programs abroad. 

Gain Perspective Through Globally Focused Events

The OIP offers a variety of internationally focused special events to UT Tyler and the Tyler-East Texas community, including workshops, guest speakers and the Friends of UT Tyler Travel Program.The Friends of UT Tyler Travel Program offers extraordinary international travel opportunities, such as the Italian Adventure and the Maya Research Project New Year's Eve Tour. Also offered with the Friends of UT Tyler Travel Program is the expertise of UT Tyler faculty members. Friends of UT Tyler travel with faculty who are extremely knowledgeable and share information and insight.

Come meet with a Study Abroad Advisor at the Office of International Programs! Walk-in appointments are available for any student interested in international opportunities including faculty-led programs, exchanges and affiliated programs.