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

University Fellowships Office continues mentoring, remotely

Mon, 30 Mar 2020

The staff at the University Fellowships Office are using remote tools to continue helping students realize their potential and mentor them for competitive awards and academic success.

Student Engagement Network Grant Program postponed

Wed, 25 Mar 2020

The Penn State Office of Undergraduate Education announced March 25 that the Student Engagement Network Grant Program has been postponed.

Penn State directs travelers home amid global Level 4 State Department advisory

Fri, 20 Mar 2020

On March 19, the U.S. Department of State issued a worldwide Level 4: Do Not Travel advisory and is advising all travelers to return home to the U.S., their home country of residence, or prepare to shelter in place until further notice. Penn State is extending the same guidance to all students, faculty and staff who remain abroad.

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