OGE News

Program Spotlight: Georgetown at Villa le Balze

October 13th, 2022

After a hiatus onset by the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgetown resumed summer study abroad programming at the Villa Le Balze study center in Fiesole, Italy. Sixty-one undergraduate students took…

Abroad after Graduation workshop

March 9th, 2022

Photo from student Rick Tamez (Argentina) Whether you missed the chance to study abroad as an undergrad, your study abroad program was cut short, or you simply want to build upon the abroad…

University of Sydney – February Info Sessions!

February 1st, 2022

Study abroad in Sydney! The University of Sydney is hosting several info sessions about study abroad for Fall 2022. Learn about the benefits of studying abroad at one of the world’s leading…

Program Spotlight: Yonsei University

October 28th, 2021

In August, as warm summer air descended on the city of Seoul, the first undergraduate Hoyas landed in South Korea to study abroad since the start of the pandemic.  Arts & Sciences at…

Experiencing Global – Fall Around the World

October 25th, 2021

As weather cools and leaves begin to change around Washington, DC, read about just a few fall traditions and holidays celebrated in countries where Georgetown offers programs. By studying abroad,…

Welcoming the 2021-2022 Peer Advisors

September 23rd, 2021

What is a Peer Advisor? The Peer Advisors are student staff at the Office of Global Education (OGE) who often serve as the first point of contact for students interested in studying abroad. They…

Funding Opportunity: Penner Family Experiences Fund

July 7th, 2021

As of July 6, 2021, the Fall 2021 cycle of the Penner Family Experiences Fund is now open. Through the Penner Family Experiences Fund, full-time undergraduate Hoyas can apply to receive an award of…

New Semester Program: Taipei, Taiwan

New Semester Program: Taipei, Taiwan

May 6th, 2021

The Office of Global Education (OGE) is excited to introduce a new semester program, CET Taiwan: Intensive Chinese Language in Taipei, Taiwan. Georgetown is partnering with CET Academic Programs to…

Experiencing Global - One Bite at a Time

Experiencing Global – One Bite at a Time

May 6th, 2021

Underneath every flavor is a rich history that, in many cases, highlights just how interconnected our lives are. Thus, while we may have spent more time at home this year, we’ve learned that we can still enjoy ‘the global’ one bite at a time.…

Six Ways to Go Abroad as a Postgrad

March 25th, 2021

Because of restrictions related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, students worldwide have missed out on certain aspects of the college experience and have had to adapt to new ways of learning. Many…

Resources for Heritage Speakers Going Abroad

March 17th, 2021

Heritage speakers, who may be defined as students raised in the United States with exposure to their family’s native language, comprise a unique and important group of study abroad…

New Semester Programs in Shanghai, China

February 3rd, 2021

Beginning Fall 2021, Georgetown University’s Office of Global Education is introducing two brand new programs in Shanghai, China.  International Business in China21st Century…

Blog Posts of Christmas Past

December 16th, 2020

Being away from home during the holiday season can sometimes bring a little homesickness to students abroad. However, students have the opportunity to participate in local cultural holiday…

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Spring 2021 Virtual Villa Le Balze Classes

November 23rd, 2020

Villa Le Balze professors offer remote learning classes to Georgetown students for the Spring 2021 semester Though Georgetown had to make the difficult decision to suspend Spring 2021 study…

#HoyasAbroad Snapshots – Virtual Abroad

November 9th, 2020

The term “virtual study abroad” may sound like an oxymoron. But, according to Harper Thomas (SFS ‘22), who this summer participated in Georgetown’s virtual summer program in Amman, Jordan,…

#HoyasAbroad Snapshots – UK

October 19th, 2020

Taha Bilirgen London, UK – Fall 2019 Legend (or, you know, the internet) says that Chuck Norris never does a push-up; rather, he pushes the world down. This is the story of how I, Taha…

Boat between two small islands in a bay

Tips for a Sustainable Study Abroad

October 7th, 2020

How to manage your carbon footprint while still making the most of your abroad experience. Studying abroad is a once in a lifetime experience. Living and studying in another country helps you…

Tetouan landscape

#HoyasAbroad Snapshots – Morocco

October 5th, 2020

Lauren Pyjar Rabat, Morocco – Fall 2019 I’m terrible at traveling – not necessarily at living in other places, but the actual act of getting from point A to point B. While I was abroad,…

Georgetown at sunset

Introducing the OGE Peer Advisors

September 28th, 2020

What is a peer advisor? Peer advisors are students who went abroad and now work in the Office of Global Education (OGE) as a resource for students planning to study abroad. Peer advisors can help…

Georgetown Ranked #8 for Study Abroad

September 23rd, 2020

For the second consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked programs at universities and colleges that offer well regarded study abroad, service learning, and other special programs…

Virtual Hoyas Abroad Fair

August 17th, 2020

September 8-11, 2020… The Office of Global Education at Georgetown University is hosting the Virtual Hoyas Abroad Fair showcasing study abroad opportunities for undergraduates: Tue-Thu…

30 Under 30 and Global Education

May 8th, 2018

Forbes listed eight Hoyas alumni in their “Thirty Under Thirty” list, three of whom studied abroad during their time at Georgetown.…

Global Hoya Stories

December 8th, 2017

OGE and OGS proudly present Global Hoya Stories, a short film about the power of international education on and beyond the Hilltop.…