Featured Events

Education Abroad Fair

Each year, Penn State hosts exhibitors from over 50 different study abroad partners, support offices, scholarship sources, and academic colleges to bring students the information they want about education abroad!  Talk with representatives from universities and study centers abroad. Meet advisers from your college that know which courses and locations are best for your major. Talk to the Education Abroad Office staff about the 350+ study abroad programs and how to apply for scholarships. Learn about other support and resources, like going abroad with a disability or how we’re working to increase study abroad participation among students from underrepresented populations.

International Student Orientation (ISO)

International Student Orientation (ISO) is a fun and important part of joining the Penn State community. In ISO you will learn about….

Study Abroad Week 2021

Join Global Programs and our partners during Study Abroad Week 2021 to learn all of the ways you can take your education overseas! Study Abroad Week will be held February 1 - 5, 2021, and features events throughout the week to give all students a deeper understanding of all things study abroad. Since the summer and fall 2021 deadlines are quickly approaching, this is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the future of study abroad. From funding opportunities to career enrichment, you’ll be able to fully understand all of the opportunities that study abroad has to offer. With workshops and information sessions for all majors, you can begin planning for your own study abroad experience! All events will be held virtually, and students from any Penn State campus of college are encouraged to join.

International Education Week 2020

International Education Week (IEW) at Penn State is Nov 16-20. Penn State’s Office of Global Programs has a long tradition of hosting events throughout IEW, so that students can participate in multicultural activities and learn more about opportunities for global education at Penn State. This year, with the pandemic, the event will be moving to a virtual platform.

We Are the World

Global Penn State and the International Student Council are proud to announce We Are the World. This event will highlight international student’s cultures and contributions to Penn State. The event will feature cultural displays, performances, and food. We encourage both international and domestic students to participate in the festivities!