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Welcome to Global Education

  • Migrate Abroad This Winter

    Several study abroad opportunties are offered during Winter Session 2014. See here for the list of winter experiences abroad.

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    The World Awaits

    Photo by Liz Reilly

    Virginia Tech's Global Education Office challenges students to engage with the world by providing study abroad opportunities that are academically, culturally, and personally enriching. Find a program that's right for you!

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    Top 10 Reasons to Study Abroad

    Photo by Casey Carbaugh

    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 why Hokies study abroad.

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    Global Education 2014 Photo Contest

    Photo by Jeff Pettit

    Congratulations to all the winners and finalists in the annual Photo Contest!

  • Fall Fair 2014

    Thank you for attending the 2014 Fall Fair!

    We hope you found your next adventure abroad at the fair. If you would like to follow up with an appointment, please review the presentation below.

Redefine your classroom.

When students of all backgrounds and disciplines explore, learn, and engage with other cultures, they begin to challenge their assumptions, broaden their perspectives, and understand what it means to become responsible citizens of their nation and of the world.

Ready to explore your options?

Watch the presentation below and follow the steps to schedule your appointment.


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Click here to submit basic advising information.


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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.


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Renamed the Global Education Office
Our office, formerly Education Abroad, has been renamed the Global Education Office. The new name becomes official in fall 2014. We appreciate your patience as we transition and update our communications and materials.

Greetings From Abroad