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Education Abroad

The world awaits. Every year thousands of Penn State students and faculty engage the world through academic programs, research, service, internships, and cultural immersion abroad. Personal development, new knowledge and enhanced perspective drives global impact.

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Students

International experiences offer you the opportunity to set yourself apart through cross-cultural competency, expanded resourcefulness, and experience navigating new contexts. Broaden your learning through international coursework, internships, and cultural immersion.

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Faculty & Advisers

As champions of global education, faculty and advisers play an important role in internationalization. Learn about the many ways you can support Penn State in educating the next generation of global citizens.

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Parents & Family

Studying abroad is a unique opportunity for your student to develop academically, personally, and professionally. Obtain information on what it means to provide support to your student through this life-changing experience.

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Returnees & Alumni

Once you have returned from abroad, stay involved with Global Penn State, share your experience, and encourage other students to pursue international opportunities.

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Health & Safety

The well-being of our faculty, staff, and students abroad is our top priority. Learn about the resources available to support you while abroad and what you can do to prepare yourself to stay safe overseas.

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Discover the places you can call your classroom through Education Abroad at Penn State.

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News

Ten Penn Staters earn Fulbright U.S. Student awards for 2022-23 academic year

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 1

Penn State students and alumni will travel to all corners of the globe for the 2022–23 school year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. 

For four Penn Staters, Critical Language Scholarships will enable summer study

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 1

Penn Staters Jocelyn Krieger, Ashley Naraine, Juntae Rocker and Hannah Scholze have earned a 2022 Critical Language Scholarship. The competitive national award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, will cover many of the expenses for students to pursue intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences abroad. 

Landscape architecture student receives SEN grant for urban planning research

Fri, 13 May 2022 1

Alyssa Humarang, a fourth-year landscape architecture student in the Stuckeman School, has been awarded a grant through the Student Engagement Network to advance her research on the urban planning of European streetscapes, with a focus on walkable urbanism and spatial planning, this summer.

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