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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.

Education Abroad Fair

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

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News

Penn State Fayette professor leads study abroad experience in Athens

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 2

This summer, Aris Karagiorgakis, assistant teaching professor of psychology at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, offered a unique study-abroad experience in Athens, Greece open to all Penn State students.

Behrend students embrace return of study abroad programs

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 2

After a pause for the pandemic, which limited international travel, Penn State’s study abroad programs have resumed. More than 40 Penn State Behrend students have traveled abroad to study in the last year.

Liberal Arts alumna creates business to share her love of travel

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 1

Imani Murray, a 2022 Chinese and materials science and engineering alumna, works as an online influencer and travel consultant through her business, ImaniK Travels, LLC. Her mission is to educate and inspire travelers, especially young Black travelers, to see the world.

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