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Program Description:

Program Overview     

Global Programs travel courses combine a focused academic study with an immersive travel experience abroad. Students must enroll in at least one course listed. Any Penn State student can enroll in our courses as they are offered through Canvas.These courses are a Global Programs (Education Abroad) courses that includes a required, one week immersion tour in Barcelona, Spain. The tour will take place Dec. 28, 2019-Jan. 4 2020. The courses are part of the Spring 2020 academic semester, and projects done on the tour comprise the first 1/3 of the coursework. The remaining 2/3 is done through Canvas during the Spring 2020 semester. As a result, this course can be taken by any Penn State student on any campus.

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Any pre-requisite courses are established by the faculty leader or department hosting the course.  The following have been listed as pre-requisites for consideration to enroll in this course and travel on the embedded education abroad program:
  • No pre-requisites.
  • This course is open to all majors and/or all colleges.
  • Admission in the course and permission to travel with the group are at the discretion of the faculty leader and/or academic department hosting the course.  Academic standing and disciplinary or conduct issues may impact eligibility.

Housing and Meals

During the embedded travel component, housing will consist of overnight accommodations at a hotel/hostel.

Program Costs

Students pay regular Penn State tuition (either in-state or out-of-state) for the credits associated with the embedded course.  Travel costs, lodging, meals, excursions, and other fees are determined by the program budget which is set by the program leader.  Please consult the program leader for additional information.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Global Programs administers a scholarship that is specifically designated to support students studying abroad on embedded courses.  The scholarship is competitive, and the deadlines to apply are strictly enforced.  Please review the Embedded Programs Scholarship eligibility, deadlines, and application process.

For More Information

For more information about this course, please contact the program coordinator: Lisa Yanonis by emailing

How to Apply

 The process for enrolling in an embedded course varies according to the instructor and/or department.  The program leader has indicated that in order to enroll in the course and travel component, students must register for courses offered as part of Brandywine Global Programs 1. Fill out a Drop/Add Form with student and course information. 2. Contact the instructor of the course for permission to add their course. You will need the instructor to initial the Drop/Add form OR have a printed copy of an email from them indicating permission to add the course. 3. Have your academic advisor sign the form. 4. Make sure your name, Penn State Id # and the course number and section is on the add form. 5. Take Drop/Add Form to Registrar's office, 105 Main Building. 6. Check your LionPath account to confirm registration.  Deadline to register is November 28, 2019.

Studying Abroad with a Disability

Many students with disabilities successfully study abroad each year. Please note that other cultures may have different attitudes and available accommodations regarding disabilities. While we cannot guarantee the accessibility of all program sites and locations, specific accommodations may be arranged in consultation with our office, the Student Disability Resources office, and our partners abroad. To prepare for success, students are strongly encouraged to research the country and program location to consider if and how they will manage their disabilities abroad in advance of selecting a program. Students with disabilities and other diverse backgrounds can begin their research on our Diversity Awareness Abroad page.




Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring- Embedded 2020 08/21/2019
Rolling Admission 12/28/2019 01/04/2020
NOTE: NOTE: The application deadline date is NOT as it appears above. Please contact the program leader, Paul Greene, by emailing if you are interested in applying for this embedded program.

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