Program Development

Guidance for international programs and activities is available through Global Support Services. We provide tools and consultation enabling you and your activity to move forward. 

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International Program Development & Management

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General & Administrative Information

The following resources are available to support faculty and staff when conducting Penn business outside of the United States. For information on finances, banking and insurance please review our Program Administration page. 

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International Agreements

Before an agreement can be signed, it must be reviewed by both the Executive Director of Global Initiatives and the Executive Director of Global Support Services to ensure that your institutional agreement conforms to the University guidelines and to determine the appropriate signatory.

To get started please review the International Agreement FAQs. 

For more information please contact: 

Artemis Koch, Executive Director of Global Support Services
Phone: +1-215-898-4665

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Tax & Legal Matters

Entity Registration Requirements

Registration and reporting requirements are critical to ensure compliance with foreign governments. Extensive or significant engagement by Penn in a foreign country may trigger applicability of foreign insurance requirements, labor and tax laws.

In order to determine whether a registration is needed, please see the International Activity Questionnaire.

For more information contact GSS

Use of the Penn Name

Consult with Office of the Secretary to ensure compliance with the University’s education and research missions and to promote its objects. The University also regulates the use of University of Pennsylvania, Penn, names of schools and programs, its shield, insignia, trademarks and logos.

For more information contact:
Alison McGhie, Senior Director of Operations & Technology
Phone: +1-215-573-5048

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Hiring Abroad

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Travel Logistics & Tools

Find resources to assist with travel planning like visas, ticketing, and technology requirements. 

find_in_page

International Program Development & Management

dashboard

General & Administrative Information

The following resources are available to support faculty and staff when conducting Penn business outside of the United States. For information on finances, banking and insurance please review our Program Administration page. 

language

International Agreements

Before an agreement can be signed, it must be reviewed by both the Executive Director of Global Initiatives and the Executive Director of Global Support Services to ensure that your institutional agreement conforms to the University guidelines and to determine the appropriate signatory.

To get started please review the International Agreement FAQs. 

For more information please contact: 

Artemis Koch, Executive Director of Global Support Services
Phone: +1-215-898-4665

gavel

Tax & Legal Matters

Entity Registration Requirements

Registration and reporting requirements are critical to ensure compliance with foreign governments. Extensive or significant engagement by Penn in a foreign country may trigger applicability of foreign insurance requirements, labor and tax laws.

In order to determine whether a registration is needed, please see the International Activity Questionnaire.

For more information contact GSS

Use of the Penn Name

Consult with Office of the Secretary to ensure compliance with the University’s education and research missions and to promote its objects. The University also regulates the use of University of Pennsylvania, Penn, names of schools and programs, its shield, insignia, trademarks and logos.

For more information contact:
Alison McGhie, Senior Director of Operations & Technology
Phone: +1-215-573-5048

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Hiring Abroad

card_travel

Travel Logistics & Tools

Find resources to assist with travel planning like visas, ticketing, and technology requirements.