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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Semester Abroad

An advising session is required before you can open an application. Advising for a semester abroad program is by region or language of study. Please follow the appropriate link below to schedule your advising appointment. Please arrive on time, as each session may include up to 5 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 walk-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.

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

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 any pre-approved placement through GRIP must fulfill the advising requirement in order to submit their application.  Please be sure you review our general GRIP information and list of placements to ensure that there are GRIP opportunities you are interested in.

In-person group advising ended on December 14th, and in-person walk-in advising ended on December 20th. If you did not already attend a group advising session or walk-in advising, you must attend a virtual group advising session in January. Group advising sessions will be offered at the following times:

  • Wednesday, January 2nd at 2:00 pm EST

  • Wednesday, January 2nd at 3:00 pm EST

  • Thursday, January 3rd at 10:00 am EST

  • Thursday, January 3rd at 11:00 am EST

  • Friday, January 4th at 10:00 am EST

  • Friday, January 4th at 11:00 am EST

Students must sign up for a session in order to attend. You may sign up for a session starting on January 1st. Students must stay for the entire hour-long session and fill out a form that will be distributed at the end of the session in order to have their advising requirement checked off.

No further advising opportunities will be added, if you are planning on applying to GRIP for Summer 2019 and have not had your advising requirement fulfilled, you must attend one of the above virtual sessions.

If you have any questions, please contact the GRIP team at grip-abroad@upenn.edu.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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Penn Global Seminars

If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Global Seminars opportunities, you may schedule an individual advising meeting with the Global Seminars Manager, Laurie Jensen.

Note: Advising meetings are not required but can be a helpful way to learn about the courses and the application process.

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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 walk-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 region or language of study. Please follow the appropriate link below to schedule your advising appointment. Please arrive on time, as each session may include up to 5 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 walk-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.

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

UK & IRELAND

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

MULTI-CITY PROGRAMS

work

Global Research & Internship Program

All students applying to any pre-approved placement through GRIP must fulfill the advising requirement in order to submit their application.  Please be sure you review our general GRIP information and list of placements to ensure that there are GRIP opportunities you are interested in.

In-person group advising ended on December 14th, and in-person walk-in advising ended on December 20th. If you did not already attend a group advising session or walk-in advising, you must attend a virtual group advising session in January. Group advising sessions will be offered at the following times:

  • Wednesday, January 2nd at 2:00 pm EST

  • Wednesday, January 2nd at 3:00 pm EST

  • Thursday, January 3rd at 10:00 am EST

  • Thursday, January 3rd at 11:00 am EST

  • Friday, January 4th at 10:00 am EST

  • Friday, January 4th at 11:00 am EST

Students must sign up for a session in order to attend. You may sign up for a session starting on January 1st. Students must stay for the entire hour-long session and fill out a form that will be distributed at the end of the session in order to have their advising requirement checked off.

No further advising opportunities will be added, if you are planning on applying to GRIP for Summer 2019 and have not had your advising requirement fulfilled, you must attend one of the above virtual sessions.

If you have any questions, please contact the GRIP team at grip-abroad@upenn.edu.  We look forward to hearing from you!

book

Penn Global Seminars

If you are interested in learning more about the Penn Global Seminars opportunities, you may schedule an individual advising meeting with the Global Seminars Manager, Laurie Jensen.

Note: Advising meetings are not required but can be a helpful way to learn about the courses and the application process.

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 walk-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.