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
- Nov 19 '15 9:11AM
- A City on Edge Comes Together
- This piece was submitted by Harley Geffner, an academic year K.U. Leuven student, who was traveling in Paris on 11/13. On Saturday afternoon in Paris, in the wake of the massive attack that left 132 dead and counting, an unsettling … Continue reading →
Read the IIP Blog
Over the summer, follow the IIP interns as they blog from various locations around the world.
- Jun 29 12:57PM
- My time so far feels more like individual events strung together than a cohesive experience. Let me try to capture that in this blog post, and present a few of my meditations rather than one narrative. To live in Paris is to live in the epicenter of the world. Brexit, the Euro, the migrant crisis, […]
- Jun 29 12:50PM
- Halfway Point
- Often times, I take a moment and think to myself, Wow, I cannot believe I am doing this. I cannot believe I had been spending six hours a day studying in my room or library just a few weeks ago at Penn and now I am working at a crumbling Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Nepal.Six weeks into […]
- Jun 29 12:16PM
- Feeling Settled?
- It is quite an interesting time to be working in Turkey. Yesterday, three suicide bombers killed over 40 civilians and injured 200 others at the 3rd biggest airport in Europe, Ataturk International in Istanbul, Turkey. Friends and family frantically contacted me to make sure I was ok. Many asked when I would be home, assuming […]