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WELCOME to USF’s Center for Global Education!

The Center for Global Education is dedicated to the development of academic and immersion programs throughout the world and to the creation of an educational environment at home and abroad where students are challenged and inspired to enhance their social and intellectual awareness by exploring different cultures, lifestyles, values, and beliefs.

The Center supports the Vision, Mission, and Values of the University of providing a global perspective to educate leaders from the United States and from other countries who will fashion a more humane and just world.

To get started, please complete a Study Abroad Interest Form and view our Study Abroad Programs

Applying to study abroad is a two-step process.

You should plan to apply at the beginning of your Sophomore year.
  1. Students must meet with a Study Abroad Advisor and complete a USF Study Abroad Pre-Application for their program of choice. Pre-Applications completed by the December 1st deadline will be reviewed and students will be notified of their nomination by the 3rd week of January.
  2. Accepted students can then apply for their nominated program. Students are responsible for submitting their host program's application and required documentation by the program's deadline. Please note that nomination by USF does not guarantee acceptance by the host program.
*Students must have completed a minimum of 64 units by the start of their academic semester program abroad. Students are required to declare their major with the Registrar's Office prior to submitting their pre-application to study abroad. The selection process is competitive and students may not be approved. In addition, participation is dependent upon completion of all prerequisites, while maintaining satisfactory academic and disciplinary standing.*