TO OUR READERS: Frontiers is published exclusively online, as an open access journal (Fall 2013).



New Volume now available: Volume XXV: Spring 2015




Frontiers publishes thought-provoking research articles and insightful essays to provide the field of study abroad an intellectual charge, document the best thinking and innovative programming, create dialogue among colleagues in international education, and ultimately enrich perspectives and bring greater meaning to the work of education abroad.


      Frontiers reflects deeply on the critical issues and concerns of study abroad. In particular, this journal is interested in the intellectual development of students in an international and intercultural context. Study abroad offers great promise both to individual students and to institutions committed to international education.

     Frontiers is an interdisciplinary journal. It publishes manuscripts from a wide range of disciplines and encourages approaches to topics that use multiple and mutually supporting forms of analysis.

     Since its founding at Boston University in 1994, Frontiers has established itself as an important and serious journal for international educators. Over 1,300 institutional and individual subscribe in more than 25 countries. Frontiers is sponsored by institutions including Arcadia University, Beloit College, Binghamton University, Central College, Dickinson College, James Madison University, Kalamazoo College, Macalester College, Middlebury College, New York University, Partnership for Global Education of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Union College, Pomona College, The School for International Training, Tufts University, University of Richmond, University of Texas, Austin, University of Tulsa, Villanova University, and Yale University.

Frontiers is a strategic partner of the Forum on Education Abroad, sharing and supporting the work and goals of that organization. The journal's editorial offices are housed at Dickinson College.



Frontiers publishes occasional thematic volumes (such as Volume XX: Study Abroad and the City published with the generous support of IFSA-Butler), and a two-volume History of Study Abroad.


Frontiers has published special volumes featuring the research of winners of the Forum's Undergraduate Research Award, together with commentary by faculty and resident directors on the role of research in undergraduate education abroad. These special volumes, as well as A History of US Study Abroad: Beginnings to 1965, were supported by grants from the IFSA Foundation.


    Beginning in 2013 Frontiers will publish exclusively online.

NOTE: Opinions expressed in articles published by Frontiers are those of its author(s) solely, and do not represent the opinions of the Editors, Editorial Board, Sponsoring Institutions, Strategic Partner, or Dickinson College.


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