• 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
    • Photo Title: Kerstmis in Leuven Christmas in Leuven
    • 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.

Penn Abroad Virtual Fair

Spring Semester Penn Abroad 101's

    • Photo by Sebastian Antonio at Borja Inle Lake, Myanmar
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.  By attending Penn Abroad 101 in the Penn Abroad office, students can ask staff questions about…

Delaware Valley Reentry Conference: Becoming a Global Graduate

"Becoming a Global Grad"   The Delaware Valley Study Abroad Re-Entry Conference gives students to opportunity to: Discover international opportunities in and around Philadelphia Meet other students with similar interests and share your experiences Learn how to incorporate your international experiences into your resume and interviews Find out ways to get…

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.

Attend a Penn Abroad 101 Session

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 or attending a screening…

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

    • Nov 4 4:48PM
    • Catalonia, Spain Independence Vote
    • This post was submitted by Hannah Grossman.  She is studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain this semester. Pride for Catalonia has been at an all-time high these past few weeks in the capital city of Barcelona. The long anticipated vote for … Continue reading →
    • Oct 27 4:10PM
    • Waffle Fries
    • Originally posted on For the Love of Paris:
      Hope Fall is treating you well, dear readers!  It doesn’t feel like Fall over here.  In fact, it’s currently 71 degrees and sunny in Paris.  Not what you’d expect for mid-October, but…

Read the IIP Blog

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

    • Aug 13 2:37PM
    • No Bargaining!
    • Today I implemented a No Bargaining campaign for the artisanal associations in San Juan la Laguna. At Ati’t Ala’ I am responsible for supporting the associations with their marketing strategies. A problem we have is that some tourists try to bargain with the women, which drive prices down significantly. The women only make a 20% […]
    • Aug 8 6:05PM
    • Beauty and ruin
    • Originally posted on Cognitive Storage:
      It’s my last day here. It’s so hard for me to get that into my head. Maybe because I don’t want to believe it. On Wednesday, I went to the Mercado Nacional de Artesanías, shamelessly bought an abundance of souvenirs for friends, and had a miniature taxi crisis for which…
    • Aug 7 11:03PM
    • O Descobrimento Do Brasil (Discovering Brazil)
    • After two months in Rio de Janeiro, I said goodbye to Brazil more nostalgic than I expected. Despite the various organizational challenges I encountered while working here in Rio, the experience has been incredibly formative. At the risk of appearing a bit emotional, I took the title of one of my favorite Brazilian songs, “O Descobrimento […]

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