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Global Support

Global Programs offers a variety of resources and support services for faculty, students, and staff engaged globally. The health and safety of our Penn State family is our first priority.

Travel Safety Network

As part of the TSN, Global Programs provides assistance to students, faculty, and staff to plan and conduct international travel.

Travel Grants/Scholarships

Global Programs supports a variety of travel grants and awards to encourage diversity of people and research initiatives abroad.

Operations Abroad

Thorough planning is necessary for conducting Penn State business overseas.


Penn State's reputation in the international community depends in part on the nature and strength of our partnerships. Global Programs provides the tools to work with partnering institutions through established agreements and create new agreements.

Safety and Security

The Global Safety Office utilizes a variety of procedures for monitoring international security and alerting faculty, students, and staff.


Resources for maintaining your health while overseas.