What’s better than watching your favorite sport in person? Watching it in person abroad.

Whether you’re a major sports fan or an athlete yourself, studying abroad is a great way to experience sports and sports culture through another lens. Imagine joining a local club soccer team, meeting up with your language partner at a professional rugby game, or hosting a live viewing of the international tennis championship only miles away from where it is held. All of this—and more!—awaits you when you study abroad.

Check out seven of the best places for sports fanatics to study abroad.