Penn Global Information for: Faculty and Staff

Where We Are

We are committed to making global experiences an indispensable part of Penn. Find the depth and breadth of Penn's engagement in the world, whether study abroad programs, research and teaching initiatives, or international partnerships and collaborations.

Travel Abroad

Do you have plans to travel as part of a University and School academic or research program?  Are you a faculty or staff member traveling abroad on behalf of the University? Penn is positioned to provide wrap-around support for the members of the Penn community before, during, and after their trip.  From pre-departure checklists and trainings to 24/7 assistance abroad, Penn's dedicated Travel Guidance website is home to a wide variety of tools to support the Penn community while traveling.  

Resources and Services

Penn is committed to providing the necessary resources and services, and enhancing its mechanisms for support, in order to grow Penn as global campus and further Penn as a global agenda setter.  Whether serving as a welcoming home to its thousands of international students, supporting students academic, research, or professional pursuits abroad, or building strong connections within the global community, Penn is home to numerous offices dedicated to provide you with the assistance and tools necessary to support your global endeavors. 

Funding Opportunities

Penn offers numerous resources and services to support the global endeavors of the University community, and it strives to continuously enhance its mechanisms for support. Included among these support mechanisms are a variety of funding opportunities that offer financial and logistical support for Penn faculty, staff, and students. We encourage you to learn more about the funding opportunities offered by Penn Global, and reach out to the Office of Global Initiatives to learn about other similar opportunities available across campus. 

Global Centers and Programs

At Penn, over 60 centers and institutes advance the University’s global engagement through a wide array of research projects, institutional partnerships, and other initiatives.

Global Engagement in Penn's Schools

Collectively, Penn's 12 Schools demonstrate the three-fold commitments of Penn’s Strategic Framework for Global Initiatives, 2018-2023: to Educate Global Citizens, to Catalyze Transformative Ideas, and to Bring the World to Penn & Penn to the World. Their path-breaking interdisciplinary work brings new research, ideas, and perspectives to global education worldwide.

See how your School is actively advancing the University’s global engagement through a wide array of research projects, institutional partnerships, and other initiatives.