Semester Abroad Application Process & Deadlines

As you embark on the incredible adventure of spending the semester or year abroad, it is important to begin planning how that time fits into your overall Penn experience. The Penn Abroad team is here to guide you through the process as you define your goals, choose a program, and complete the application process. All students applying to semester abroad programs are required to apply through Penn Abroad. Use the information and steps below to begin this exciting journey.

The application cycle for Fall 2021 Semester Abroad has closed. Current Fall 2021 Semester Abroad applicants should reference our Fall 2021 Abroad Locations & FAQs page for more information on planning, health, and safety as we continue to navigate the ongoing public health situation.

Penn Abroad has not yet defined its portfolio of program offerings for Spring 2022. Penn Abroad will begin advising and opening applications for Spring 2022 Semester Abroad opportunities in June 2021. By joining our mailing list, you will receive an email when Semester Abroad advising resumes and our Spring 2022 portfolio is announced.