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Welcome to Global Education

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    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.

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    Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

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    With the world as your classroom, you will gain a completely new perspective and develop new skills. Click here to find the  Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad why Hokies study abroad.

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    Fulbright Program

    The Fulbright Program offers several opportunities to students, alumni, and faculty. To learn more, please contact Betty Watts.

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    Small science, big world

    The International Perspectives on the Nanoscience of Macromolecules program is one of almost 60 study abroad options led by Virginia Tech faculty.

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    Kudos to the 2014-15 GEO Student Team

    A huge thank you to the GEO student team (Glen Duffy, Kevin Hopkins, Michaelanne Makuch, Hafsa Malik, Taylor Rains, and Nina Zegler) for their efforts this year. Congratulations seniors!

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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.


Position Opening: Graduate Assistant, 2015-16
The Global Education Office is currently searching for a Graduate Assistant for the 2015-16 Academic Year.

Renamed the Global Education Office
Our office, formerly Education Abroad, has been renamed the Global Education Office. We appreciate your patience as we transition and update our communications and materials including this website.