• 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
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    • Photo Title: Kerstmis in Leuven Christmas in Leuven
    • Photo Title: Grinda
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    • 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
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    • Photo Title: Correfoc
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
    • Photo Title: Autumn Tuileries
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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.

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 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

    • Jan 27 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…
    • Nov 19 '15 9:11AM
    • A City on Edge Comes Together
    • This piece was submitted by Harley Geffner, an academic year K.U. Leuven student, who was traveling in Paris on 11/13.  On Saturday afternoon in Paris, in the wake of the massive attack that left 132 dead and counting, an unsettling … Continue reading →

Read the IIP Blog

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

    • Aug 26 11:40AM
    • Feeling Settled?
    • A few weeks into my time in Guatemala, this trip has started to feel less like a vacation and more like a real home. With orientation complete, and our Penn mentors having left us to explore the summer ourselves, I have settled into a comfortable daily routine: I wake up around 7am without needing an alarm, a normally […]
    • Aug 15 10:05AM
    • In Preparation for Ghana
    • In a recent print advertisement for Turkish Airlines titled the “Far East Awaits You”, a cast of characteristically Asian characters are arranged in an airport lobby, as if posing for a class photograph. There is the Hindu elephant God Ganesha, seated next to a  snake charmer and sitar-playing Sikh. Behind them appear to be a […]
    • Aug 9 4:33PM
    • Out With the Old, In With the New
    • “India is a land of contradictions,” was the insight I received from a previous intern a few weeks before I departed on my own internship abroad.  I acknowledged this as a superficial warning about the classic head nod implying ‘no’ but really indicating ‘yes’ — I was already aware of this phenomenon!  However, this observation […]

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Penn Abroad
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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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