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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

All Hokies in Europe and Northern Africa have been contacted and are safe
Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, Virginia Tech immediately began to contact all students and faculty studying, teaching, or engaged in research in Europe and Northern Africa. By Saturday, all 104 students and six faculty members confirmed their safety. In addition, staff from the Division of Student Affairs have reached out to students from France studying on our campus to offer support and assistance.

Global travel update: Working to keep students and scholars abroad safe
The Global Travel Oversight Committee is vigilantly following updates and alerts, reviewing security conditions throughout the world, and communicating with our students, faculty, and staff in an effort to keep them secure while abroad.

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.