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. In addition, you’re invited to learn more about global opportunities at Penn by viewing PA101 on demand.
     

  • Participate in virtual 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 group session may include up to 8 students. Virtual and in-person options are available, according to each advisor’s schedule.

In-person appointments in our office require the use of stairs. For assistance or to request accommodations, please contact goabroad@upenn.edu

Still deciding or exploring Penn’s global opportunities? Visit our Why Go Abroad? page for resources on getting 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.

Engineering

Nursing

  • Programs for nursing credit will be available in Fall 2023. Advising will begin in November 2022.
     

College & Wharton

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

UK & IRELAND

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

MULTI-CITY PROGRAMS

Please note that Semester abroad advising is unavailable annually from October 1 – November 14 and March 2 – April 1 for application review. During these timeframes, all students should come to walk-in advising. If you have a question, please contact goabroad@upenn.edu.

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Global Research & Internship Program

GRIP advising for Summer 2022 has closed as all program deadlines have passed. If you have questions or are interested in learning more about the Global Research & Internship program we offer a variety of events and drop-in hours exclusively for those who are beginning to navigate the programs available and how to apply.

You are also invited to join our mailing list to receive reminders, updates on programs, events, and future application deadlines.

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Penn Global Seminars

An advising session is not required as part of the Penn Global Seminars application process. If you have questions or are interested in learning more about the Penn Global Seminars program, we offer a variety of events and drop-in hours exclusively for those who are beginning to navigate the programs available and how to apply. You are also invited to join our mailing list to receive reminders, updates on programs, events, and future application deadlines. Advising is available by appointment by contacting pgs-abroad@upenn.edu

Note: Advising meetings are a great way to learn about the Penn Global Seminars courses and the application process. They are not intended to provide applicants with advice related to program competitiveness or how to gain an advantage over another applicant. 

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. In addition, you’re invited to learn more about global opportunities at Penn by viewing PA101 on demand.
     

  • Participate in virtual 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 group session may include up to 8 students. Virtual and in-person options are available, according to each advisor’s schedule.

In-person appointments in our office require the use of stairs. For assistance or to request accommodations, please contact goabroad@upenn.edu

Still deciding or exploring Penn’s global opportunities? Visit our Why Go Abroad? page for resources on getting 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.

Engineering

Nursing

  • Programs for nursing credit will be available in Fall 2023. Advising will begin in November 2022.
     

College & Wharton

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

UK & IRELAND

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

MULTI-CITY PROGRAMS

Please note that Semester abroad advising is unavailable annually from October 1 – November 14 and March 2 – April 1 for application review. During these timeframes, all students should come to walk-in advising. If you have a question, please contact goabroad@upenn.edu.

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Global Research & Internship Program

GRIP advising for Summer 2022 has closed as all program deadlines have passed. If you have questions or are interested in learning more about the Global Research & Internship program we offer a variety of events and drop-in hours exclusively for those who are beginning to navigate the programs available and how to apply.

You are also invited to join our mailing list to receive reminders, updates on programs, events, and future application deadlines.

book

Penn Global Seminars

An advising session is not required as part of the Penn Global Seminars application process. If you have questions or are interested in learning more about the Penn Global Seminars program, we offer a variety of events and drop-in hours exclusively for those who are beginning to navigate the programs available and how to apply. You are also invited to join our mailing list to receive reminders, updates on programs, events, and future application deadlines. Advising is available by appointment by contacting pgs-abroad@upenn.edu

Note: Advising meetings are a great way to learn about the Penn Global Seminars courses and the application process. They are not intended to provide applicants with advice related to program competitiveness or how to gain an advantage over another applicant.