Spend a Semester at Gannon

  • Studying Abroad in Erie, Pennsylvania

    Students who attend Gannon's international partner universities in Australia, Chile, Germany, Ireland and Jordan are welcome to study abroad on our campus in Erie, Pennsylvania for a semester or a full academic year.

    Why study abroad at Gannon University?
    Gannon University offers incoming study abroad exchange students an opportunity to experience small-town living on an urban campus, all within a short car ride to larger cities such as Buffalo, Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  Situated in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania, Gannon's unique campus provides students with the convenience of being within walking distance to a number of restaurants, the Erie Art Museum, the Warner Theater, the Erie Insurance Arena (home to Erie's hockey, basketball and indoor football teams), Jerry Uht Park (home of Erie's baseball team) and the bayfront. Also located a short distance away are the Millcreek Mall and Presque Isle.

    Students choosing to enroll at Gannon as a non degree-seeking exchange student can take courses in each of the university's Colleges: the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences, the College of Business and Engineering and the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. Exchange students are also encouraged to participate in clubs, intramurals and events held on campus. Gannon has something for everyone! 

    You'll Experience:
    -Dynamic professors who are leaders in their fields: Gannon's faculty excel in their disciplines, and they are eager to share their knowledge and experience with you.
    -A foundation of faith, and religious diversity: you will be invited every day to continue your spirituality within your own cultural tradition or deepen your Catholic faith. 
    -A caring environment with personalized class sizes: you will learn in small, discussion-based classrooms led by professors who truly care about your personal and professional development.

    Course Offerings
    Incoming exchange and study abroad students are able to choose from a wide variety of courses offered at Gannon University, specifically in the fields of Humanities and the Liberal Studies Core. Course descriptions can be found in the Academic Catalog, which can be found under the Academic Offerings tab. Dependent upon the visiting student's major, some upper-level, major-specific courses may be available. These courses will be offered at the discretion of the program director. 

    Students interested in spending a semester at Gannon are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor and to complete the Incoming International Exchange Application.