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  • 1. Most PopularPlaces to StudyAbroadBy: Amanda CookCinque Terre, Italy a region just outside of Tuscany.(photo credit: Amanda Cook)

2. #1: Florence, ItalyFlorence, Italy is anespecially populardestination for thoseinterested in Art and ArtHistory. Being famous forits countless museumsand historical backgroundduring theRenaissance, studentsenjoy earning 12-13 creditsper semester studyingsome of the mostcelebrated works of alltime.The Duomo in Florence, Italy. (photo credit: Amanda Cook) 3. #2: Paris, FranceAnother city ruled by its love for Art, Parisattracts thousands of study abroadstudents every year. UConn students canearn up to 18 credits per semesterwhile studying topics ranging from Arthistory to Cooking to Philosophy. Studentsenrolled must take a French language courseto assist in their time abroad and to fullyimmerse themselves into the French culture.The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.(photo credit: Brigid Connolly) 4. #3: London, EnglandLondon, England is a popular choice forstudents because it allows travel andcultural immersion without the addedburden of a language barrier. Studentsstudying in the UConn in London programearn 12-15 credits per semester. Thisdestination is especially desirable for thosestudying business, as there are multipleinteresting courses offered in this area.A phone booth in London, England.(photo credit: Amanda Cook) 5. #4: Barcelona, SpainFor those who lovewarm weather and Spanishbeaches, Barcelona is theperfect study abroaddestination. Through anexchange program with eitherCIEE or IES, students can takeclasses that will earn them12-15 credits per semester.Students who have lived inBarcelona have raved aboutthe magnificent architectureand delicious food! A view of Barcelona, Spain. (photo credit: Brigid Connolly) 6. #5: Sydney, AustraliaBeing the only top studyabroad choice that is notlocated in ContinentalEurope, Sydney offers alocation rich in beauty. Theflora and fauna in Australiaare a major draw for students,and through a third partyorganization like AustraLearn,Uconn students can enjoy thebeautiful Australian wildlifewhile earning internship orcourse credit through apartnership with the Universityof Sydney.The coast of Sydney, Australia. (photo credit: Alia Verner) 7. Sources Brigid Connolly Study Abroad Office Coordinator/Assistant