Bloomsburg University Honors students traveling in central Europe

Faculty-Led, Honors Education Abroad

It’s no secret that to gain an informed perspective of the world – and your place in it – requires reaching beyond your personal boundaries. That’s why the Bloomsburg University Honors College ensures you have enviable opportunities to travel and explore the world.

The Honors College’s signature international experience includes a four-week trip to Central Europe.

When you take advantage of this Honors experience, you’ll earn credit studying at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, make an unforgettable visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in Oświęcim, Poland, and travel to at least five additional major cities throughout Central Europe and sometimes beyond.

Honors students have traveled to Lviv, Ukraine; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; Vienna, Austria; and Prague, Czech Republic. Future itineraries are expected to include St. Petersburg, Russia; Vilnius, Lithuania; Tel Aviv, Israel; and Dresden and Berlin, Germany.

Where else will you go? The possibilities are endless. Just ask our Honors students.

Some completed field research in Belize. Another group walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain, while others made life-changing service trips to Jamaica and with Habitat for Humanity.

The Honors College also travels annually as a group to New York City, and, as if that’s not enough, we’ll encourage and help you take full advantage of University-wide, faculty-led trips and exchange programs all over the world.


Learn more about the Honors experience.


Jagiellonian University

Founded in 1364 by Casimir III the Great, the Jagiellonian University is the oldest university in Poland and one of the highest ranked in all of Central Europe. Think of it as Poland’s Harvard University. Notable alumni include, among others, mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish king John III Sobieski, Pope John Paul II and, after you study abroad with the Honors College . . . you.