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.

Education Abroad Fair

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

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News

Spring break trip contributes to efforts to alleviate malnutrition in Honduras

Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Thirteen students from three campuses observed National Nutrition Month in a fitting way: traveling to Honduras for a spring break service learning trip through Healthy NiƱos Honduras, a Pennsylvania-based organization that focuses on helping children with malnutrition.

Lehigh Valley students take their education across the world

Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Along with their professors and instructors, 35 Penn State Lehigh Valley students got to see new parts of the world and expand their learning and understanding of course material during a short-term study abroad program over spring break.

Abington art students explore 'colors of Ireland' during spring break

Mon, 18 Mar 2019

The lush greens and earthy tones transfixed the faculty and students who decamped to Ireland as part of a semester-long study of the creation of art in response to a place, in this case the Emerald Isle.

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