Office of Global Education

Study Abroad

Become a global citizen. Expand your skills and gain a better understanding of yourself while enriching your academic experience studying abroad.

The Office of Global Education at Merrimack College is committed to connecting you to educational, often life-changing, opportunities abroad. When you study abroad you will develop new academic, social and life skills, including:

  • Developing cross-cultural flexibility and empathy.
  • Learning how to live and work as an effective global citizen.
  • Gaining cultural literacy skills.
  • Enhancing your academic experience.

Plus, global education isn’t only about discovering yourself and learning about a new culture. You’ll also help nurture a more cross-cultural campus at Merrimack when you return and share your new cultural knowledge.

Study Abroad in Wroxton, United Kingdom

As Merrimack College begins to build out study abroad options, we are excited to announce a partnership with Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Wroxton College (FDU), giving Warriors the opportunity to study abroad at the United Kingdom-based college. Students will spend a semester in a high-quality academic program with the chance to travel and experience new cultures while studying and living in a 17th-century Jacobean mansion known as Wroxton Abbey. Located in the heart of England, Wroxton’s campus is just minutes away from Oxford and Stratford-Upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

This is not Merrimack’s first time sending students to Wroxton. Between 2012 and 2017 Merrimack and Fairleigh Dickinson University partnered to offer a joint summer program at Wroxton, enrolling students from both institutions.

This partnership exemplifies the mission of Merrimack’s study abroad program for students to develop cross-cultural flexibility and empathy and learn how to live and work as effective global citizens. Due to ongoing global health and security concerns, the Wroxton program will be the only study abroad opportunity for the 2022-2023 academic year and space will be limited. Priority will be given to Honors students, but all students who are interested should inquire as to availability. For more information, or to inquire about studying abroad at the Wroxton campus please contact Ellen McWhorter at: mcwhortere@merrimack.edu.