• Photo Title: A Home for Birds
    • Photo Title: A Home for Birds
    • Photo Title: Elephant in Jaipur
    • Photo Title: Elephant in Jaipur
    • Photo Title:  Street Art in Paris
    • Photo Title: Street Art in Paris
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    • Photo Title: Kerstmis in Leuven Christmas in Leuven
    • Photo Title: Grinda
    • Photo Title: Grinda
    • Photo Title: Fall in Uppsala
    • Photo Title: Fall in Uppsala
    • Photo Title: Eiffel Tower at Night
    • Photo Title: Eiffel Tower at Night
    • Photo Title: East Meets West
    • Photo Title: East Meets West
    • Photo Title: Correfoc
    • Photo Title: Correfoc
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
    • Photo Title: Autumn Tuileries
    • Photo Title: Autumn Tuileries
    • Photo Title: Post Game
    • Photo Title: Post Game
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Welcome to Penn Abroad

Each year Penn Abroad sends approximately 600 students abroad to earn academic credit in nearly 50 countries. This site provides detailed information about semester and academic year study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences, the Wharton School, the School of Engineering & Applied Science, and the School of Nursing. Explore this website to find out how to plan for semester and academic year study abroad, what programs are approved for academic credit, how to apply for admission, how to finance the cost, and what Penn expects of you as a participant.

Upcoming Events

Travel Writing Workshop

In this session our guest speaker will give an hour long presentation on tips and advice for documenting a student’s experience abroad. Student panelists will also be there to share their experiences with you and answer any questions you might have. We will mainly focus on journaling and blogging. Refreshments will be…

The Student Experience Abroad

Diversity Abroad recently interviewed some Penn students about their study abroad experiences.  See what Langston has to say about his time in Melbourne, Australia.  Visit Diversity Abroad for more  http://www.diversityabroad.com/members/langv/-University-of-Pennsylvania/abroad-experience.

Read the Penn Abroad Blog

    • Mar 25 2:03PM
    • Monkeys and Malaga!
    • Written by Lilian.  Lilian is studying in Sevilla this semester.  Although, my progress with learning how to make a paella is non-existent and my progress with flamenco dancing is slow-moving, I did accomplish one major goal this past month. I … Continue reading →
    • Mar 17 11:54AM
    • Arriving in Sevilla
    • Written by Lilian.  Lilian is studying in Sevilla this semester.  When I left the snowmaggedon of the North-East for the land of infinite olive oil, oranges, and flamenco dancing, I had made three goals for myself: to be able to … Continue reading →
    • Dec 17 '13 12:52PM
    • Parte 3: Coursework in Cuba
    • by Morgan Motzel. Morgan is studying at the Universidad de La Habana in Cuba. Hello blog readers! 3 days to Miami. I just got back from my final class at La Universidad de La Habana, and although I haven´t said … Continue reading →

Read the IIP Blog

Over the summer, follow the IIP interns as they blog from various locations around the world. 

    • Aug 28 '13 8:34AM
    • Art Week!
    • Stage 6 won the bank and bottle tops competition. They receive the banku party with Madam Melanie. It was crazy. The students really love banku. But I must say banku has also grown on me and I, too, think it is delicious. I might actually miss my .50 pesoa banku with okra soup suppers when […]
    • Aug 27 '13 11:47PM
    • The One Flushing Toilet in Torkor
    • There is only one flushing toilet in Torkor. That’s right, only one. JUST ONE. It is at our school. Our school likes to call this toile the “executive toilet”. You must get a special key from the director to use it. The students don’t use it. It is mostly reserved for us, the volunteers. Typically […]
    • Aug 27 '13 10:39PM
    • Ghanaian Hospitality, Neighbors and Friends
    • Neighbors and Friends Ghanaian We have a neighbor. His name is Precious and he sure lives up to that name. If fact his whole family is precious so I though that they deserves a whole blog post.  It is so nice to have neighbor that help you get oriented when you are a stranger to […]

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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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