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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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.

Education Abroad Fair

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

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Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Application Writing Workshop

Monday, September 16, 2019 410 Boucke Building 5:00 - 6:00 PM Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen who is planning to study and/or intern abroad? Attend this writing workshop an


Education Abroad Paying the Way Workshop

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Foster Auditorium in the Paterno Library 4:00 - 5:00 PM Save the Date! If you are thinking about studying abroad but not sure what financial resources are avail


Study Abroad and Your #CareerGoals

 Monday, September 30 4:00 - 5:00 PM 410 Boucke Building

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Global Programs announces faculty, graduate student travel grants

Thu, 29 Aug 2019

Travel grants available through Penn State Global Programs provide some of the resources to support faculty travel related to developing global awareness, global literacy and global competency among Penn State's undergraduate population and to promote global leadership in scholarship and international engagements for graduate students.

Experience in Israel like no other for first-time intern

Wed, 28 Aug 2019

Penn State student Emily Moskowitz spent the summer in Tel Aviv, completing a design/photography internship with an e-commerce agency.

Applications open today for Student Engagement Network grant program

Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Penn State undergraduate students from all campuses and fields of study who are interested in expanding their knowledge beyond the classroom through engagement experiences are encouraged to apply for a Student Engagement Network grant by Sept. 6.

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