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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

My Visit to the Flourishing, Dying Reef

February 25th, 2020

Following the conclusion of my Summer term Aboriginal Sydney class, my dad flew out to visit and we fulfilled our lifelong dream of visiting the Great Barrier Reef. As lifelong fishermen in Connecticut, we have always dreamed of the sea diversity that can be found at the Great Barrier Reef.  My dad and I took […]

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. […]

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