Penn Global Information for: Students

Penn is committed to providing a meaningful global experience to every Penn student by delivering a diverse set of rigorous global programs abroad and expanding the range of global curricular and extracurricular programs on the Penn campus.

Penn in the World

We are committed to making international experiences an indispensable part of Penn, whether through study abroad, service learning, or innovative travel initiatives. Penn faculty engage in a wide range of international research projects, many of which provide opportunities for students to engage in hands-on global experiences. And once students leave Penn, they become part of our unparalleled global alumni network.

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Visit Penn Abroad & Explore Global Programs

Penn Abroad serves as the hub for student global opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania. Each year the University sends over 2,500 Penn students to more than 50 countries around the world on semester study abroad, summer internships, service learning, and short-term programs. Many of Penn Abroad's programs offer students with the opportunity to travel abroad and deepen their academic experience in interdisciplinary, cross-cultural settings.

Opportunities include:

  • Semester Study Abroad

  • Global Research & Internship Program

  • Virtual Internships Abroad

  • Penn Global Seminars

  • Summer Abroad

  • Research Abroad

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Explore Global Fellowships & Research Opportunities

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) supports Penn students and alumni in the application process for many international fellowships and scholarships, including but by no means limited to the Rhodes Scholarship, Marshall Scholarship, Gates Cambridge Scholarship, and Fulbright Grant.

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Explore International Careers & Employment Resources

Career Services' International Opportunities highlights resources for finding jobs and internships abroad. There is a diverse range of articles, tips and and information to help students explore and find opportunities around the globe.

Visit Career Services to Learn More

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Visit the Global Activity Map & Learn About Penn's Global Reach

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

Visit Penn's Global Activity Map

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Visit Penn Abroad & Explore Global Programs

Penn Abroad serves as the hub for student global opportunities at the University of Pennsylvania. Each year the University sends over 2,500 Penn students to more than 50 countries around the world on semester study abroad, summer internships, service learning, and short-term programs. Many of Penn Abroad's programs offer students with the opportunity to travel abroad and deepen their academic experience in interdisciplinary, cross-cultural settings.

Opportunities include:

  • Semester Study Abroad

  • Global Research & Internship Program

  • Virtual Internships Abroad

  • Penn Global Seminars

  • Summer Abroad

  • Research Abroad

Learn More

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Explore Global Fellowships & Research Opportunities

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF) supports Penn students and alumni in the application process for many international fellowships and scholarships, including but by no means limited to the Rhodes Scholarship, Marshall Scholarship, Gates Cambridge Scholarship, and Fulbright Grant.

Visit CURF to Learn More

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Explore International Careers & Employment Resources

Career Services' International Opportunities highlights resources for finding jobs and internships abroad. There is a diverse range of articles, tips and and information to help students explore and find opportunities around the globe.

Visit Career Services to Learn More

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Visit the Global Activity Map & Learn About Penn's Global Reach

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

Visit Penn's Global Activity Map

The World at Penn

Penn welcomes students, faculty, staff, alumni, and distinguished visitors from every corner of the world. We provide diverse opportunities and experiences for students from around the world, with a large variety of professional and personal interests. Our vibrant international community reflects the global nature of our world, with diverse initiatives that make us one of the leading institutions for international range.

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Visit International Student and Scholar Services & Learn About Their Services and Programs

ISSS is committed to advancing Penn’s commitment to global engagement by providing immigration expertise and services as well as a sense of community for the international population at Penn.

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Visit Perry World House & Learn About Their Student Programs

Perry World House seeks to have long-standing influence on Penn students’ global engagement opportunities by actively encouraging students to explore real-world problems, hands-on.

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Visit International Student and Scholar Services & Learn About Their Services and Programs

ISSS is committed to advancing Penn’s commitment to global engagement by providing immigration expertise and services as well as a sense of community for the international population at Penn.

Learn More

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Visit Perry World House & Learn About Their Student Programs

Perry World House seeks to have long-standing influence on Penn students’ global engagement opportunities by actively encouraging students to explore real-world problems, hands-on.

Learn More