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Welcome to Education Abroad

  • GEO FALL FAIR 2014

    The Global Education Fall Fair

    Fiind the right international experience for you! The annual Global Education Office Fall Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Drillfield.

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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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    Education Abroad 2015 Photo Contest

    Photo by Jeff Pettit

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

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    Hands-on in Hamburg

    Photo provided by Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

    VT students Connor MacNeal, Kevin Girvan, Corey Johnson, and Nathan Caballero participate in an exchange opportunity at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany. Read about their experience here.

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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Fall Fair 2014
Visit the Global Education Fall Fair tent on the Drillfield on Wednesday, September 24 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. You will learn about more than 80 international program opportunities.

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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.