The global education program at Georgian Court University gives you a deeper understanding of other cultures and their own values and culture; become aware of critical concerns that affect the world; participate in the dialogue on global issues; appreciate diversity; heighten critical thinking skills; become civically engaged; and become self-directed scholars and global citizens.
While Studying Abroad, you’ll develop knowledge, understanding, and skills related to your academic discipline. You will also immerse yourself in another country and its cultures while cultivating career connections. It’s not just a one-time experience, either. Many of our graduates are able to leverage their time studying abroad into relevant careers.
FAQs for Study Abroad at GCU (COVID-19)
The Office of Global Education Programs is constantly monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
For the most recent updates on the impact of COVID-19 at Georgian Court, please visit our coronavirus communication page.
Yes, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all GCU study abroad programs.
Students can begin the application process for January, spring, summer, and fall study abroad programs. However, students will not be permitted to begin a study abroad program in a Level 3 or 4 advisory country. If a country has a Level 3 or 4 travel or CDC health advisory 70 days prior to the program start date, then the student will be advised to select a program in another destination or defer their application to another semester.
Yes, we are currently accepting applications for all 2022 faculty-led programs. Each program will confirm if it can run based on travel advisories 2 months prior to the departure date.
There are virtual global internships available, a 1 credit experiential learning course (GS200- Global Perspectives of Diversity), and a Virtual Hong Kong Program (November 2021). Please contact Laura Grodewald for more information.
Schedule a study abroad advising meeting with Laura Grodewald at firstname.lastname@example.org to begin your journey!
Our faculty-led Spring Break study abroad programs departed on February 28, at which time there were no Level 3 travel or CDC health advisories issued for the program destinations. Students shared their experiences from abroad on our blog.