Why Learning Abroad?

The Rutgers-Camden Learning Abroad programs provide experiences of a lifetime. When you travel and learn abroad, you open yourself up to a world of new opportunities and experiences. By immersing yourself in a different culture, you go through daily life in a way you could have never imagined before. Your perception of the world may change and your own culture norms may be transformed. 

Rutgers-Camden Learning Abroad also helps to prepare you for long-term study abroad, whether it is a summer, semester or year-long program!  In today's competitive job market, characteristics that employers look for can be gained through studying abroad. Skills that develop from an international experience include initiative, cultural sensitivity, flexibility, responsibility, and the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. In today's interconnected society, the need for cross-cultural understanding is greater than ever. Prepare yourself to be a global citizen, travel abroad!