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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

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

Student receives Fulbright to teach in Poland
Matthew “Jake” Mathey of Baltimore, Maryland, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach at a university in Poland.

Faculty & Staff Invited to Webinar Series
The Global Education Office will be hosting a webinar series presented by the Institute for Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning. Key Concepts for Intercultural Learning Through Study Abroad: Putting Theory into Action is a series of five conceptually-linked webinars focusing on how to tie theory to practice.

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.

New Course - A Global History of Race
This course examines how people have created, resisted, acted upon, and reinterpreted ideas about “race.”

New Course - There and Back Again
If you are returning to campus this Fall, please consider bringing your international experience and expertise to ENGL 4854: “There and Back Again” (restricted to study abroad returnees).

 
Greetings From Abroad