• Photo Title: A Home for Birds
    • Photo Title: A Home for Birds
      Robinson
    • Photo Title: Elephant in Jaipur
    • Photo Title: Elephant in Jaipur
      Margaret Daeschler, Fall 2012
    • Photo Title:  Street Art in Paris
    • Photo Title: Street Art in Paris
      Alyssa Dickinson
    • Photo Title: Kerstmis in Leuven Christmas in Leuven
    • Photo Title: Kerstmis in Leuven Christmas in Leuven
      Krystal Bonner, KU Leuven, Fall 2011
    • Photo Title: Grinda
    • Photo Title: Grinda
      Amy Goore, Swedish Program, Fall 2011
    • Photo Title: Fall in Uppsala
    • Photo Title: Fall in Uppsala
      Amy Goore, Swedish Program, Fall 2011
    • Photo Title: Eiffel Tower at Night
    • Photo Title: Eiffel Tower at Night
      Lisa Chang, Reid Hall, Spring 2011
    • Photo Title: East Meets West
    • Photo Title: East Meets West
      Meghan Labasky, Chinese University Hong Kong, Fall 2011
    • Photo Title: Correfoc
    • Photo Title: Correfoc
      Veronica Casellas, Fall 2011
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
      Aude Broos, Fall 2011
    • Photo Title: Autumn Tuileries
    • Photo Title: Autumn Tuileries
      Leah Pellegrini, Fall 2011
    • Photo Title: Post Game
    • Photo Title: Post Game
      Lane Robinson
    • only catalan chocolates
    • only catalan chocolates
      Maxine Winston, Barcelona, Spring 2013

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

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.

Announcements

IIP Information Sessions for Summer 2017

Interested in participating in an international internship for Summer 2017? Click here to see when Information Sessions will be held during the Fall and beginning of Spring semester. Individual advising sessions are not available.

Complete Penn Abroad 101

Completion of Penn Abroad 101 is the mandatory first step to studying abroad for a semester or academic year.  Students must complete this module before meeting with a Program Manager and applying to a program.  This requirement can be satisfied by independently viewing Penn Abroad 101 online. Please see the instructions for…

Schedule an Appointment with a Program Manager

Before you meet with a Program Manager you must complete the Penn Abroad 101 Session* and complete your online advising questionnaire (instructions are included in the 101 Session).  The 101 Session covers important basic information about studying abroad as a Penn student, while your advising appointment will cover specific information…

Read the Penn Abroad Blog

    • Mar 6 11:31AM
    • Day 4
    • Today, we visited the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall, northeast of Beijing. Named one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wall spans thousands of miles and was built over multiple c… Source: Day 4
    • Jan 27 '16 4:29PM
    • Somehow it all works
    • Originally posted on ...the rest is just stuff:
      The beautiful thing about this crazy life is that somehow it all works out just exactly how it is supposed to be.  I don’t know how, and I don’t think I ever…

Read the IIP Blog

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

    • Sep 21 '16 9:42AM
    • Welcome Home
    • As I sit in the comfort of my own bed at home, I think about the self I was before I left and the self I am now. It’s nice to leave my survivalist mindset and reflect. To make another home in another country is quite difficult, and I’m not sure if I can say […]
    • Sep 20 '16 4:35PM
    • Preparing for the Internship
    • In order to tell this story accurately, I need to give a little bit of background. I flew to The Gambia from Australia. I had been living in Brisbane for about five months prior to participating in the Penn International Internship Program. I can honestly say that those five months were some of the best […]
    • Sep 19 '16 1:04PM
    • End of Internship
    • In the final days of my internship, I worked on finishing the baby products buying guide. This book is the big, tangible product of my internship and was a collaborative project amongst the graphics team. I focused on using Photoshop to create product drawings; we wanted the book to have a lot of images to […]

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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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