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Welcome to the Global Education Office

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    Thinking about studying abroad?

    We're here to help you consider the options. Walk-in advising hours are from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and 9 a.m.- 12 noon on Tuesday and Thursday.
  • funding opportunities

    Upcoming application deadlines

    Can funding make or break your study abroad dreams? Make sure to note these application deadlines
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    Fulbright Program

    For 70 years, the Fulbright Program has fostered mutual understanding between people of the United States and the people of other countries. Consider being part of the Fulbright story by applying. Contact Betty Watts for more information. 
  • Program types

    What type of program is right for you?

    Faculty-led, bilateral exchange, direct-enroll, third-party -- the options to study abroad are endless. Learn more about each type here.

How will you redefine your classroom?

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Global Education in the News


Travel Alerts

Read up-to-the-minute travel and security information for U.S. citizens abroad. Go to alerts now. And don’t forget to register with the U.S. Department of State’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program if you are headed abroad or already overseas. Register now.


Global Travel Policy 1070
In keeping with Virginia Tech’s ongoing efforts to optimize the preparedness and safety of Hokies traveling abroad, President Sands and the University Safety and Security Policy Committee recently approved substantial revisions to the university’s Global Travel Policy 1070.

Don't miss out on these funding opportunities
Note these upcoming funding opportunity deadlines.

Zika Virus Information from Schiffert Health Center
The Schiffert Health Center offers information on the Zika virus.

State Health Commissioner issues letter on Zika virus
In advance of spring break, find additional information on the Zika virus here.

State Department issues travel alert for Europe
The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe.

Greetings From Abroad