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

Stuckeman students collaborate with German colleagues for design competition

Wed, 08 May 2019

Landscape architecture students who spent the spring semester studying abroad in Germany paired up with their counterparts from NĂ¼rtingen University to design gardens that connect the German city of Ăœberlingen with Mainau Island in the International Design Workshop.

Award-winning faculty member earns support as Fulbright Scholar

Tue, 07 May 2019

An award-winning faculty member in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications has earned a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research and teach in Greece during the 2019-20 academic year.

Urban sustainability on the mind of Schreyer Scholar at home and in Europe

Tue, 30 Apr 2019

A summer internship in Philadelphia inspired Schreyer Honors Scholar Jessica Chou to study environmental sustainability in Denmark during the spring semester.

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