About Us: The Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University
Mission Statement

IFSA-Butler is dedicated to the personal and intellectual development of students through transformational study abroad experiences. Our programs are distinguished by their academic focus, integration with host communities and exceptional support services. We seek to shape citizens who value and embrace cultural diversity.

Our goals for the IFSA-Butler student experience include:

  • Advancement of academic achievement
  • Commitment to cultural exchange and discussion
  • Appreciation for diversity
  • Personal understanding and respect for others
  • Growth of independence and self-confidence

IFSA-Butler is committed to helping students reach their goals by providing comprehensive student services through IFSA-Butler offices in the United States and abroad, fully staffed by knowledgeable and trained personnel.

It is our goal that the IFSA-Butler study abroad experience will assist students to become more culturally aware and better able to contribute as effective and involved citizens in today’s global society.

 IFSA-Butler is committed to operating academic undergraduate study abroad programs for all academically qualified students regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or national origin.

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