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.
Read the Penn Abroad Blog
- Mar 18 11:18AM
- My Application for Study Abroad is in…Now what?
- Now that you’ve finally selected and applied to a study abroad program, you might feel relieved but also a little bit lost. What happens next? There’s quite a bit of time between now and the beginning of the fall term. … Continue reading →
Read the IIP Blog
Over the summer, follow the IIP interns as they blog from various locations around the world.
- Aug 19 3:38PM
- Adventures in a Commune in Sanyi, Taiwan
- After completing my internship at Science Workshop in Hong Kong, I took a five day trip to Sanyi, Taiwan, where I lived on a commune with around 30 other people. The place was called Son of Man and is a Baptist organization dedicated to spreading its religious messages of love, healing, and acceptance. They regularly […]
- Aug 19 3:11PM
- Working at Science Workshop
- This summer, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to gain real job experience at Science Workshop. Science Workshop is a private education center, focused on teaching advanced science to young children. I was able to work mainly with children ages 5-8, introducing them to concepts like density, air resistance, and kinetic energy. It was fascinating to […]
- Aug 17 2:47PM
- Coming soon to theaters near you…
- Goodbyes are always bittersweet, and this summer in Science Workshop is no exception. Thinking back to the IIP orientation before the summer, I recall Cara telling everyone that we may feel a “reverse homesickness” as the summer wraps up. At the time, I did not consider it, but I realize how true that statement holds […]