Georgetown University Study Abroad Program

Georgetown University Study Abroad ProgramLooking for information regarding Georgetown University Study Abroad? Just about 55% of Georgetown students study abroad during their undergraduate career with the Georgetown University study abroad program, locally known as the Office of Global Education (OGE). The college distinguishes itself as an excellent liberal arts college. This small, private college is in Georgetown, Kentucky and sends somewhere between 900-1,000 students abroad in over 40 countries.

Georgetown University Study Abroad Programs

OGE offers up to 160 different programs to students for a range of duration from a semester, full year, and summer semester study abroad programs. While students are encouraged and offered courses abroad in direct matriculation programs in English-speaking countries, they are also offered in countries who teach French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. The OGE programs are nearly 70% of Georgetown-approve direct matriculation programs.

Georgetown study abroad students have options in 40 different countries. There are 10 programs in Spain alone in cities such as Barcelona, Seville, San Cugat, Madrid, and in Salamanca. From the 2015-2016 academic year, Spain was the most popular study abroad destination for Georgetown students. Following Spain in popularity was the United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark, China, then France. OGE offers12 programs in Italy from Florence, Milan, Fiesole, to Bologna. There are 17 programs in China from Beijing, Kunming, Hangzhou, Harbin, Nanjing, to Shanghai.

Besides many locations worldwide, OGE offers many types of programs. Also, area specific studies, business, faculty-led, language immersion, nursing, and direct matriculation programs are at the disposal of Georgetown students. In addition, Georgetown is partnered with affiliations such as SIT and CIEE to provide even more program options.

Georgetown Study Abroad also has an ongoing photo contest where students submit their best photos. This is one of our favorites from the 2017 Spring Semester.
Breakthrough of Hong Bay

Featured Program: Georgetown in Fiesole, Italy

Georgetown University owns Villa le Balze in Fiesole, Italy which allows them to provide a living and learning community abroad. In addition, Georgetown students and staff are welcome to explore and enrich their collegiate experiences at this Italian location. Some program options in 2017 are in documentary film making, Machiavelli seminar, and studying the brain and the experience of beauty in art.

An additional and ultimately unique option for Georgetown students is to study at one of Georgetown’s satellite campus in Doha, Qatar. OGE priority is to provide their students with exciting study abroad opportunities.

Contact Georgetown Study Abroad Program

Office of Global Education
Suite 210, Car Barn
3520 Prospect Street, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20057-1013
Phone: (202) 687-5867
Fax: (202) 687-5944

Passports & Visas

Obtaining or ensuring you have a valid passport is the first step to any study abroad trip. Also, in order for a passport to be valid, it must not be expired and also must not expire up to 6 months after you return from your trip. Passports can take about 4-6 weeks to process. Though private and trusted, expedited services are available if there is proof of departing in a short notice.

Student visas and visas, in general, vary from country to country as well as the planned duration of your trip. So, please let us know if you need passport or visa assistance.