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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

Education Abroad Fair to be held Oct. 12-14

Tue, 05 Oct 2021

The Education Abroad Fair, hosted by Penn State Global, will take place over three days between Oct 12-14, with a combination of both virtual and in-person events. The purpose of the fair is to provide students with information about global engagement opportunities and to provide a platform for them to ask questions. The event is not limited to University Park students, although one of the events will be held at the HUB.

Paterno Fellow completes workplace behavioral research in Scotland

Thu, 30 Sep 2021

Psychology and labor and human resources double major Nicholas Banerjee spent the summer abroad as a research assistant at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. During his time, he had the opportunity to research innovation and creativity in the workplace with an industrial and organizational psychologist.

Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network celebrates 10th anniversary

Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Through the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network, students can access career coaching appointments, employer engagement events, global experiences, and enrichment funding for internships and research endeavors.

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