Meet with an Advisor

The Penn Abroad team works directly with you to explore program options, apply to programs, and navigate the process of going abroad. We offer a variety of information sessions, events, and advising sessions aimed at answering your questions and helping you take the next step.

Find Your Advisor

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Discuss Your Options

Not sure what programs we offer or what is the best option for you?

  • Attend an event or information session to explore and learn more about the different types of global opportunities available to Penn students. 

  • Stop by our office during drop-in hours. This is an opportunity exclusively for students who have not yet selected a program or region of interest. You will be able to learn more and ask questions about a variety of global program options to meet your academic, personal, and professional interests.

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Semester Abroad

An advising session is required before you can open an application. Advising for a semester abroad program is by academic discipline or by region.

  • All students seeking Nursing or Engineering credit abroad must register for the advising session for their discipline.

  • All students seeking College or Wharton credit abroad must register for an advising session by region.

Please follow the appropriate link below to schedule your advising appointment. Please arrive on time, as each session may include up to 8 students.

Still deciding or exploring Penn’s global opportunities? Visit our Why Go Abroad resources to get started in defining your goals and exploring your abroad program options. We also offer a variety of events and drop-in hours exclusively for those who are just beginning to navigate the programs available and how to apply. If you have a question, please contact goabroad@upenn.edu.

ENGINEERING

NURSING


COLLEGE AND WHARTON

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

UK & IRELAND

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

MULTI-CITY PROGRAMS

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Global Research & Internship Program

All students applying to a GRIP placement are required to attend a GRIP group advising session as part of their application. There will be six virtual group advising sessions held on January 2nd and January 3rd. You can choose to attend any of these sessions, regardless of which GRIP placement you are applying to. You must attend one session in its entirety and fill out an exit survey at the end of the session in order to have your advising requirement checked off.

Registration is required to attend a virtual advising session. You may click on the below links starting on January 1, 2020 in order to register for a time slot. Please note that all dates and times are in EST.

No additional advising opportunities will be available for Summer 2020. If you did not fulfill your advising requirement in the fall semester, you must attend one of the above sessions in order to submit your GRIP application by the deadline of January 5, 2020 at 10:00pm EST. No exceptions or extensions will be granted for any reason.

If you have any questions, please email grip-abroad@upenn.edu.

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Penn Global Seminars

If you are interested in learning more about Penn Global Seminars, you may schedule an individual advising meeting with a Global Programs Manager via this scheduling link.

For any questions, please contact pgs-abroad@upenn.edu.

Note: Advising meetings are not required but can be a helpful way to learn about the courses and the application process. We also invite you to stay up to date on PGS and Penn Abroad by joining our mailing list.

explore

Discuss Your Options

Not sure what programs we offer or what is the best option for you?

  • Attend an event or information session to explore and learn more about the different types of global opportunities available to Penn students. 

  • Stop by our office during drop-in hours. This is an opportunity exclusively for students who have not yet selected a program or region of interest. You will be able to learn more and ask questions about a variety of global program options to meet your academic, personal, and professional interests.

public

Semester Abroad

An advising session is required before you can open an application. Advising for a semester abroad program is by academic discipline or by region.

  • All students seeking Nursing or Engineering credit abroad must register for the advising session for their discipline.

  • All students seeking College or Wharton credit abroad must register for an advising session by region.

Please follow the appropriate link below to schedule your advising appointment. Please arrive on time, as each session may include up to 8 students.

Still deciding or exploring Penn’s global opportunities? Visit our Why Go Abroad resources to get started in defining your goals and exploring your abroad program options. We also offer a variety of events and drop-in hours exclusively for those who are just beginning to navigate the programs available and how to apply. If you have a question, please contact goabroad@upenn.edu.

ENGINEERING

NURSING


COLLEGE AND WHARTON

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

UK & IRELAND

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

MULTI-CITY PROGRAMS

work

Global Research & Internship Program

All students applying to a GRIP placement are required to attend a GRIP group advising session as part of their application. There will be six virtual group advising sessions held on January 2nd and January 3rd. You can choose to attend any of these sessions, regardless of which GRIP placement you are applying to. You must attend one session in its entirety and fill out an exit survey at the end of the session in order to have your advising requirement checked off.

Registration is required to attend a virtual advising session. You may click on the below links starting on January 1, 2020 in order to register for a time slot. Please note that all dates and times are in EST.

No additional advising opportunities will be available for Summer 2020. If you did not fulfill your advising requirement in the fall semester, you must attend one of the above sessions in order to submit your GRIP application by the deadline of January 5, 2020 at 10:00pm EST. No exceptions or extensions will be granted for any reason.

If you have any questions, please email grip-abroad@upenn.edu.

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Penn Global Seminars

If you are interested in learning more about Penn Global Seminars, you may schedule an individual advising meeting with a Global Programs Manager via this scheduling link.

For any questions, please contact pgs-abroad@upenn.edu.

Note: Advising meetings are not required but can be a helpful way to learn about the courses and the application process. We also invite you to stay up to date on PGS and Penn Abroad by joining our mailing list.