CIC Shared Programs Abroad (CIC SPA) - Introduction

Shared Programs Abroad


Big Ten Academic Alliance Shared Programs Abroad, Big Ten Academic Alliance SPA, increases opportunities for global learning by opening member university study aboard programs to all member campuses.  Students  at Big Ten Academic Alliance member institutions can participate in study abroad programs sponsored by other Big Ten Academic Alliance institutions—and co-sponsored by their home institution. Currently, the pool of study abroad offerings includes programs at more than 70 locations worldwide. Students are eligible to apply for study abroad programs which are co-sponsored by their home institution. Interested students should contact the study abroad office on their campus for more information.

Explore Study Abroad opportunities for all Big Ten Academic Alliance Universities:

Shared Programs Abroad

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Staff Contact

Keith Marshall
Executive Director
Phone: (217) 244-4626

Jamie McGowan
Assistant Director
Global Collaborations
Phone: (217) 300-2432


Campus Contacts

Big Ten Academic Alliance SPA Coordinators