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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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  • Beginning with a Quick Flight over the Pond
    January 7, 2019
    “I’ve heard they speak the same language there!” One can imagine how many times I have heard that as a reaction to my telling people that I will be spending this semester in Canterbury, England. A close second: “Canterbury? Have you ever heard of Canterbury Tales?” (and yes, of course, I have). For the past […]
  • Singapore here I come!
    January 5, 2019
    If this is your first time knowing of my existence, hiiii! My name is Gladys, I am a third-year student at Georgetown University and I am so glad to have you onboard. Just under a year ago I was speaking to one of my study abroad advisor about where I wanted to go abroad. I […]
  • Which Direction Is the Subway?
    December 13, 2018
    While visiting an unfamiliar scene, whether a new city or a house party full of strangers, most people fall within two categories. Those in the thought camp of “I don’t know anyone; I have no idea who I might see here again” are generally conservative in their behavior, avoiding embarrassing accidents or outbursts in the […]
  • Gracias a Dios for Tortilla
    November 20, 2018
    ¿Un huevo…cada mañana? my host mom said with a look of shock on her face, “No, tal vez dos o tres días cada semana mi niña.”   I had been warned by the orientation packet that I so scrupulously read that breakfasts in Spain ranged from small to non-existent, and I probably should have been […]

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