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Welcome to Education Abroad

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    The World Awaits

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    Virginia Tech's Education Abroad 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

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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 why Hokies study abroad.

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    On-Campus Advising

    Looking for a more convenient way to learn about studying abroad? Check out our new walk-in advising hours! Contact us at or (540) 231-5888 to schedule an appointment.

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    Education Abroad 2014 Photo Contest

    Congratulations to all the finalists in the Virginia Tech Education Abroad 2014 Photo Contest! Please visit our Facebook page to vote for your favorites in each category. Join us for the photo contest exhibit at the XYZ Gallery, April 14-27.

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    Pre-Departure Orientation

    Are you ready for your trip abroad? All students participating on non-VT/non-faculty-led programs are required to attend the mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation on April 22, 2014 at 6:30PM in Surge 104B.

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.


Program Leader Pre-Departure Orientation
First time leading a program? Leading or coordinating a program that takes place this upcoming summer or fall? Join us for the Program Leader Pre-Departure Orientation this Friday, April 25, 9AM-12PM in the Great Room of Ambler Johnston Hall.

2014 Education Abroad Photo Contest Gallery Exhibit
Thank you for sending us over 280 photos for this year's Education Abroad Photo Contest! We've narrowed it down to the 18 finalists. The finalists and all the submissions will be featured in a Photo Gallery Exhibit at the XYZ Gallery in downtown Blacksburg from April 14-27. Be sure to like your favorites on our Facebook Page.

Student Wage Marketing & Design Assistant Needed
Virginia Tech Education Abroad is still accepting applications for a student wage Marketing Assistant. Please contact for questions.

On-campus Advising Available
Looking for a more convenient way to learn about studying abroad? Check out our new walk-in advising hours! Every Wednesday we will be in the Multicultural Center from 11-2 and Ambler Johnston from 6-8.

Greetings From Abroad