Meeting with a Global Education Advisor is an important part of the study abroad application process. Advising appointments are required for semester & full year applicants. Advising appointments are optional for summer applicants.

General Advising

Students may seek general advising through Study Abroad 101 sessions as well as through peer advisors.  To see a list of the scheduled Study Abroad 101 sessions and to sign-up, click the button below. While sign-ups for Study Abroad 101 are not required, they are highly encouraged.

Study Abroad 101 Sign-up

Advising Appointments: Semester & Full Year Programs

An advising appointment with your regional Global Education Advisor is a required part of the study abroad application.

Annette Kuroda Russell
Asia, Southeast Asia, Israel, Australia and New Zealand

Initial AppointmentFollow-Up Appointment

Ms. Arelis Palacios
Spain (Barcelona and Sevilla), Africa (except French-speaking Africa), Jordan, and Georgetown in Doha, Qatar

Initial AppointmentFollow-Up Appointment

Debbie Brown
Denmark and Sweden; Central Europe and Russia (Interim)

AppointmenTDIS Group Advising

Dr. Jason Sanderson
Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, French-speaking Africa 

Initial AppointmentFollow-Up Appointment

French 112 Students

Erin Pendle
Spain (GU Programs), Latin America, and Ireland

Initial AppointmentFollow-Up Appointment


Mia Pezzanite
Italy and Turkey including Georgetown in Fiesole, Italy - Villa Le Balze

Initial AppointmentFollow-Up Appointment


Sarah Mournighan
United Kingdom

Initial AppointmentFollow-Up Appointment

Incoming Exchange Students

Incoming Exchange Students

Susan Hochreiter
Central & Eastern Europe, Russia

For appointments through August 2017, please make an appointment with Debbie Brown.

Advising Appointments: Summer Programs

Advising appointments for summer study abroad programs are not required. If you would like to discuss a specific program, please make an appointment with the appropriate advisor below.

Annette Kuroda Russell

Arelis Palacios