Welcome to the Office of Global Education

We facilitate undergraduate credit-bearing study abroad opportunities. Serving Georgetown College, the Walsh School of Foreign Service, the McDonough School of Business, and the School of Nursing and Health Studies, we send approximately 900 students abroad to earn academic credit in over 50 countries.

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Stories Beyond the Hilltop

Mentally Preparing for the Unknown

January 24th, 2020

When I told my Chilean host mom from this fall that I was going to study abroad in Kathmandu, Nepal in the spring, I was met with curiosity and excitement “Where is that? Near China?” she asked. “What do they eat there? What do they speak there? Are they Catholic? You have to send pictures.” […]

From the Airplane Window

January 24th, 2020

Applying to and preparing for my upcoming semester at the University of Bologna in Italy felt like a class of its own. After the applications, the language test, the pre-approval, the final approval, the Visa process, and the pre-departure paperwork, I finally found myself at home over winter break with two weeks to go. I […]

My Failed Search for an Australian Utopia

January 17th, 2020

Flying to Australia distorts your sense of time. You leave on one day, and arrive two days later in a foreign place where the time zone is sixteen hours ahead. Before going to Australia, you hear the country tangentially mentioned in the news, but Australia always seems like a country far away and beyond reach. […]

Comfortable Out Of Place

January 12th, 2020

Sometimes it can be hard to remember that there are people everywhere, living and breathing, every day, going about their lives just like you and I. I always imagine a world far beyond my microcosm, but I never truly grasp what exactly is out there until I experience for myself. As I pack I first […]

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