• 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
    • Photo Title: Correfoc
    • Photo Title: Correfoc
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
    • Photo Title: Bundestag Sunset
    • Photo Title: Autumn Tuileries
    • 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.

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

    • Apr 28 9:29AM
    • Structural Violence in Zwelethemba
    • Originally posted on My Postcards Home:
      So far, Zwelethemba has been my favorite place we have lived; it also has been my least favorite. This contradictory feeling is hard for me to explain. On an individual level I felt most…
    • Apr 17 2:49PM
    • The “Other” Path
    • This post was written by Harry Cooperman, a Spring 2015 Reid Hall student.  The image on the screen behind the stage was avant-garde: 212 rolls of string of various colors, coiled around large tubes, each tube inhabiting its own individual … Continue reading →

Read the IIP Blog

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

    • Aug 19 3:38PM
    • Adventures in a Commune in Sanyi, Taiwan
    • After completing my internship at Science Workshop in Hong Kong, I took a five day trip to Sanyi, Taiwan, where I lived on a commune with around 30 other people. The place was called Son of Man and is a Baptist organization dedicated to spreading its religious messages of love, healing, and acceptance. They regularly […]
    • Aug 19 3:11PM
    • Working at Science Workshop
    • This summer, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to gain real job experience at Science Workshop. Science Workshop is a private education center, focused on teaching advanced science to young children. I was able to work mainly with children ages 5-8, introducing them to concepts like density, air resistance, and kinetic energy. It was fascinating to […]
    • Aug 17 2:47PM
    • Coming soon to theaters near you…
    • Goodbyes are always bittersweet, and this summer in Science Workshop is no exception. Thinking back to the IIP orientation before the summer, I recall Cara telling everyone that we may feel a “reverse homesickness” as the summer wraps up. At the time, I did not consider it, but I realize how true that statement holds […]

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