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Welcome to the Global Education Office

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    Weekly walk-in advising with Peer Advisors

    Have questions about studying abroad? Weekly walk-in advising hours are from 10AM-2PM on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

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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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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.


GEO and IES partner to bring Legal and Risk Issues Presentation to Blacksburg Campus
Bill Hoye, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, IES Abroad to offer presentation on Friday, October 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the North End Center (National Capital Region Training Room).

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.