Study Abroad at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

United States Midwest Ann Arbor

A top-ranked public university, the University of Michigan has a rich tradition of excellence in research, learning and teaching, sports and the arts, and more. Situated in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the university was founded in 1817 by an act of the old Michigan Territory as the Catholepistemiad, or the University of Michigania, 20 years before the territory became its own state. The university directs its efforts into serving the people of Michigan, a state bursting with natural beauty for students to enjoy. 

Academic strength: Anthropology, Sociology & Gender, Biological & Physical Sciences, Business, Economics & Finance, Criminal Justice & Law, Engineering, Psychology & Neuroscience
Rankings: Times Top 100

About the University

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Established in 1817, the University of Michigan has a vision to “advance the common good with the uncommon will,” welcoming and nurturing the ideas, thoughts, and contributions of all who join its broad, diverse community and curricular. Its commitment to “push boundaries of discovery to make a better world” has seen it recognized internationally for its educational achievements and athletic accomplishments as well as become one of the greenest campuses in the US.

At its home in Ann Arbor, it reflects beautifully the stunning Michigan landscape it is part of and creates inspiring spaces for thoughtful, engaging discussion between inquisitive students and world-renowned faculty experts. 

Learn more at University of Michigan's official website

SAF's Student Promise

Unparalleled Access

We know your destination and host university inside and out

Total Support

We manage your housing, insurance, application - the entire adventure

24/7 Health & Safety Coverage

Our experts are available around-the-clock for support when you need it

In It For You

As a registered US not-for-profit, it's our mission that drives us

We've Seen It All

For over 70 years we have curated world-class study abroad experiences

Official Associations

Over 300 of the world's best universities trust our study abroad expertise

Hae-ri Kim
“It was a pleasure to meet other students from different countries. The club I participated in was a club where students from different countries talked about a topic every week and shared about their country's culture. By hosting various events in this club, I was able to experience the best of American culture.”
Hae-ri Kim, Past SAF Student

The University of (Pure) Michigan

The University of Michigan works to serve the people of its great state. From the Big House to the Mackinac Bridge, the impact of University of Michigan research, faculty, staff, alumni, and students spans far beyond the borders of its three campuses.

This video explores the University of Michigan's Up North Impact work and its vision for even more positive outcomes in the future. 

Student Health & Safety

We champion health, safety, and security. As part of IES Abroad, the largest study abroad organization in the United States, we have set the standard for health and safety in study abroad for decades. We plan for the ‘what if’, so you can get on with the experience of a lifetime.
International Health Insurance

International health insurance included in the cost of your program

24/7 Emergency Phone Support

Total coverage to support you while traveling and in your new city

Location-Specific Information

Health and safety information prepared based on your destination

Health In Your Language

Highly trained multilingual staff to connect you to healthcare providers

Secure Housing

Quality, safe, secure housing within close proximity to your classes

Dedicated Expertise

Protection by a Dean of Students Office advocating for your interests

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