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. Depending on the program location, appointments may be individual or in group settings. Group advising sessions may include up to 5 students. Please arrive on time.

At this time, Penn Abroad is accepting applications for Spring 2022 study abroad, and for Fall / Academic Year 2022 Oxford programs only. Penn Abroad is not currently accepting applications for Fall / Academic Year 2022 and beyond for any other program locations.

Penn Abroad has not yet defined its portfolio of program offerings for Spring 2022. Penn Abroad will confirm its portfolio of Spring 2022 abroad offerings in August 2021. Applicants whose program of interest is not within the confirmed Spring 2022 portfolio will be notified and redirected to a suitable alternative.

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 advising 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 & Wharton

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

UK & IRELAND

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

MULTI-CITY PROGRAMS

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Virtual Internships Abroad

An advising session is not required as part of the VIA application process. If after careful review of the program information on PASSPORT you still have remaining questions, contact us at intern-abroad@upenn.edu to schedule an advising appointment. 

Note: Attending an advising session will not impact your likelihood of admission to the VIA program.  

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Global Research & Internship Program

Fall advising for GRIP Summer 2021 has concluded.

There will be a limited number of General GRIP Advising sessions on January 6th-7th. Please note that this will be the final opportunity for students to fulfill the advising requirement for their GRIP application.

Registration for these sessions will open on January 3rd. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, January 6th at 11:30AM EST

Wednesday, January 6th at 4PM EST

Thursday, January 7th at 10:30AM EST

Thursday, January 7th at 1PM EST

Schedule a GRIP Group Advising Session

 

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Penn Global Seminars

An advising session is not required as part of the Penn Global Seminars application process. If you are interested in learning more about Penn Global Seminars virtual drop-in advising is a great way to learn more and ask questions. Advising is also available by appointment by contacting pgs-abroad@upenn.edu. We also invite you to stay up to date on PGS and Penn Abroad by joining our mailing list.

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. Depending on the program location, appointments may be individual or in group settings. Group advising sessions may include up to 5 students. Please arrive on time.

At this time, Penn Abroad is accepting applications for Spring 2022 study abroad, and for Fall / Academic Year 2022 Oxford programs only. Penn Abroad is not currently accepting applications for Fall / Academic Year 2022 and beyond for any other program locations.

Penn Abroad has not yet defined its portfolio of program offerings for Spring 2022. Penn Abroad will confirm its portfolio of Spring 2022 abroad offerings in August 2021. Applicants whose program of interest is not within the confirmed Spring 2022 portfolio will be notified and redirected to a suitable alternative.

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 advising 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 & Wharton

AFRICA

ASIA

AUSTRALIA

CONTINENTAL EUROPE

LATIN AMERICA

UK & IRELAND

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

MULTI-CITY PROGRAMS

web

Virtual Internships Abroad

An advising session is not required as part of the VIA application process. If after careful review of the program information on PASSPORT you still have remaining questions, contact us at intern-abroad@upenn.edu to schedule an advising appointment. 

Note: Attending an advising session will not impact your likelihood of admission to the VIA program.  

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Global Research & Internship Program

Fall advising for GRIP Summer 2021 has concluded.

There will be a limited number of General GRIP Advising sessions on January 6th-7th. Please note that this will be the final opportunity for students to fulfill the advising requirement for their GRIP application.

Registration for these sessions will open on January 3rd. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, January 6th at 11:30AM EST

Wednesday, January 6th at 4PM EST

Thursday, January 7th at 10:30AM EST

Thursday, January 7th at 1PM EST

Schedule a GRIP Group Advising Session

 

book

Penn Global Seminars

An advising session is not required as part of the Penn Global Seminars application process. If you are interested in learning more about Penn Global Seminars virtual drop-in advising is a great way to learn more and ask questions. Advising is also available by appointment by contacting pgs-abroad@upenn.edu. We also invite you to stay up to date on PGS and Penn Abroad by joining our mailing list.

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.