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 IST undergraduate student Katelyn Sullivan, in Rwanda this summer

IST students research startup culture, refugee tech in Rwanda

Student researchers from Penn State are headed to Rwanda to discover how technology is used and implemented.

Penn State Abington students study for a week at England's Bucks New University before British students from Bucks travel to Abington for coursework

International study benefits English and Abington students

At Penn State Abington, hearing the legendary cry ‘The British are coming!’ isn’t cause for alarm, it's cause for celebration.

Rising third-year Dickinson Law students Erin Varley, Tanner Jameson and Adam Kohl (far right) with Dean Gary S. Gildin (center) and David Hooper QC, president of the International Criminal Court

Dickinson Law debuts new international trial advocacy course

Penn State Dickinson Law’s Center for International Trial Advocacy conducted a training program in The Hague, Netherlands.

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