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 Presentation

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 201 Thomas 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 presentation and


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

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International tours a highlight for Penn State choir members

Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Where were you during the Apollo moon landing 50 years ago? For 60 former Penn State choir members, the answer is easy — they were performing an open-air concert in the Stadium of Apollo in Delphi, Greece. Today, international tours remain a highlight for Penn State musicians, providing unique performance opportunities and bonding experiences.

PlantVillage gives undergraduate a chance to help feed the world via technology

Tue, 09 Jul 2019

Coming from the small town of Limeport, near Allentown, a young Annalyse Kehs may not have thought much about international agriculture or feeding the world. But thanks to a project called PlantVillage, the Penn State rising senior not only is helping to address world hunger but is relishing the opportunity to travel to destinations such as Kenya and Rome to interact with farmers, researchers and policymakers.

Foreign study course includes community service in Kerala, India

Wed, 03 Jul 2019

Penn State students studying health care, sports or community disciplines can enroll in the elective course NURS 499 for the fall 2019 semester to learn about their field of interest and then travel to Kerala, India, to perform community service as it relates to their field of study while also seeing some of India’s landmark sites.

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