Steps to Study Abroad

The planning stages outlined below will help you have the best study abroad experience possible. We recommend that you begin this process at least one year prior to the semester you plan on studying abroad.

Education Abroad 101

The process of studying abroad can feel overwhelming for many students, with hundreds of program options to consider, application requirements to complete, and deadlines to remember. That's why we created an online module to help students navigate the education abroad process.

What will I learn?

  • General overview of education abroad opportunities at Penn State
  • How to search for programs
  • How to evaluate cost and financial aid opportunities
  • Next steps in the process

How do I access this information?

Online Module