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GLO Statement on Racism

Please review the Global Learning Office's Statement on Black Lives Matter, Police Brutality and Racism.

Coronavirus Update

Please review the Global Learning Office's COVID-19 Study Abroad FAQs page and Northwestern University's Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates page. Learn more about Northwestern University's Summer 2020 policy for Taking Remote Courses Through Institutions Outside of the U.S.

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Your study abroad journey begins here

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GLO is remote for Fall 2020!


Despite being physically distant, we are still connected. You can:

  • Attend Study Abroad 101
  • Drop-in with questions
  • Meet with a GLO adviser

And keep an eye out for more events throughout the quarter!

Hear From Students

Learn what Northwestern students say about study abroad

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Student Ambassadors

Connect with GLO ambassadors who can speak to their identities and experiences studying abroad.

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Student Blogs

Learn about Northwestern students' experiences through blog posts. Sort by location, major, identity, and more.

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Program Evaluations

Read feedback from Northwestern students who participated in the programs you’re considering.

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Identity Abroad

Consider aspects of your identity and how these may be perceived in other cultures.

Consider Identity Abroad

Find Your Program

Explore 150 programs in 50 countries

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Plan Your Experience

Resources & Next Steps

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Find Opportunities That Fit Your Budget

Learn about program costs, financial aid, scholarships, budgeting abroad, and more.

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Meet With an Adviser

Meet with a study abroad or financial aid adviser to discuss your plans.

COVID-19 Information

Please review the Global Learning Office's COVID-19 Study Abroad FAQs page to learn more about the COVID-19 / coronavirus situation with relation to your study abroad plans.

For more general information about COVID-19, review Northwestern University's Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates webpages.