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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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  • Adjusting to life in St. Petersburg, Russia
    September 11, 2019
    Today when I walk into my host family’s building after school, the hallway is filled with the scent of dill. Yesterday it was cigarettes. I pass apartment doors - no two the same - and recall my Russian professor saying that in the Soviet era, doors were a sign of wealth. The apartment was one […]
  • Getting Involved in Your New Community Abroad
    September 3, 2019
    By Casey Doherty, guest blogger This is a modified version of a post written for the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs.  When I arrived in Ghana, I had no idea what my semester would look like. What classes would I take? Who would I spend my time with? Perhaps the most important […]
  • Loving Lyon
    September 2, 2019
    Bonjour from France! Having arrived in Lyon just over a week ago, I can honestly say it feels like I have simultaneously been here for months and no time at all.  Despite filling much of my time in the past semester and summer with preparations and to do lists for coming abroad, I don’t think […]
  • Writing in a World of Metamorphosis
    September 1, 2019
    The Czech Republic, where I will be studying this semester, has been home to a vast number of creative writers with vivid perceptions of their societies. During the decades of Communist, totalitarian rule, a network of dissident writers worked secretly to publish and distribute their forbidden, free-thinking work—ultimately inciting a peaceful revolution as their ideas […]

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