Take your sport with you.


Student-Athletes Abroad programs are designed

for athletes, by athletes.  


Student-Athletes Abroad is an international education program designed to remove barriers that prevent student-athletes from studying or interning abroad while using sports as a vehicle to increase cultural immersion and maximize educational opportunities!


Immerse yourself in the local culture while giving back through sports clinics and other opportunities with our international partners. 


Earn credit through our partnerships with top ranked international universities and our professional internships across the globe. 


Access to gym facilities abroad for daily workouts; return to campus well-prepared for your upcoming season!


Sport-specific training opportunities available in select countries


Weekend excursions and cultural activities led by our local staff. 


Explore historic sites in Spain, famous beaches in Australia, volcanoes in Costa Rica, and wildlife in South Africa! 



Program Locations

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Where We Operate

Valencia, Spain

Portland, USA

SAA US Office

+ Internship Programs

Phuket, Thailand

+ Internship Programs

Costa Rica (2)

San Jose
+ Internship Programs
+ Academic Programs

+ Semester Programs
+ Service Trips

Playa Flamingo
+ Internship Programs

+ Service Trips
+ Our Campus

Sydney, Australia

Cape Town, South Africa

+ Internship Programs
+ Academic Programs

+ Semester Programs
+ Service Trips

+ Internship Programs

Palmerston North, New Zealand


+ Semester Programs



Grant Leslie Student Athletes Abroad

Grant Leslie 

Director of Development

Josh Erickson Student Athletes Abroad

Josh Erickson

Director of Operations

Silvia Betancourt Student Athletes Abroad

Silvia Betancourt 

Costa Rica Site Director

Nawaal Nacerodien Student Athletes Abroad

Nawaal Nacerodien

South Africa Site Director

Contact Us

We're happy to answer your questions!

Beyond Sports

220 NW 8th Ave

Portland, OR 97209

Email: info@saabroad.com

Telephone: 929-459-7209

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