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Faculty Led Programs

Faculty Led programs are usually designed by a VT faculty member and sponsored by a specific VT department. Some semester-long programs are held at Virginia Tech's satellite campus, the Steger Center for International Scholarship in Switzerland. Short-term programs typically take place in either the summer or winter at various locations.

Click here to explore a list of Faculty Led currently offered!

Here is a list of Faculty Led programs currently offered.

Program Requirements

Faculty Led programs require students to have a minimum 2.5 GPA, although some programs may require a higher GPA.
Most Faculty Led programs are taught in English. Speak with program leaders to learn more about programs that interest you.

Costs and Housing

Program fees are determined by the faculty member and usually include housing and trip fees. Some programs include airfare.

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.

Announcements

Global Travel Policy 1070
In keeping with Virginia Tech’s ongoing efforts to optimize the preparedness and safety of Hokies traveling abroad, President Sands and the University Safety and Security Policy Committee recently approved substantial revisions to the university’s Global Travel Policy 1070.

Office closed on August 16
The Global Education Office will be closed on Tuesday, August 16 for a staff retreat. If you require emergency assistance, please contact the VT Police at 540-231-6411. We will reopen on Wednesday, August 17.

Zika Virus Information from Schiffert Health Center
The Schiffert Health Center offers information on the Zika virus.

State Health Commissioner issues letter on Zika virus
In advance of spring break, find additional information on the Zika virus here.

State Department issues travel alert for Europe
The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe.

 
Greetings From Abroad