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The Study Abroad Office at Philadelphia University provides students with the opportunity to experience the world beyond the borders of our campus and country. The Study Abroad Office prepares students for successful participation and competition in an increasingly interdependent world, and to perform with distinction in the international and multicultural contexts that are increasingly shaping professional life.

Students at Philadelphia University may study abroad and receive credit for courses that apply directly to their challenging, professional-oriented curricula. Opportunities are available for fall, spring and summer semesters, at locations all around the world. Click on the Program List to learn more about them. PhilaU offers custom semester programs in Rome, Italy (Design, Fashion, Business) and San Jose, Costa Rica (Health Sciences).

Interested in Studying Abroad? Applications are open during the Academic Year. Check out the deadlines, approved programs, and resources listed on this page as well as our on campus info sessions and events here to learn more. We also offer advising sessions with the Director and Study Abroad Faculty Advisors. Come into our Kanbar 102 to make an appointment.

Parents: Click here for FAQs about the application process, emergency support, and financial planning, as well as our philosophy about communication and advising.

Advisors: Click here for useful advising information and information on short course proposals. Please note that if students wish to participate in study abroad they MUST follow PhilaU's Study Abroad deadlines, application processes, and program approval process.

If you have arrived at Study Abroad in error or wish to return to or visit the Philadelphia University homepage at, click here.

The Study Abroad Office located in Kanbar 102. We are open according to the University Business Hours and Calendar
(Mondays through Fridays 9am-5pm during Fall and Spring Semester, Summer Hours may vary)
If you are having an emergency abroad please contact Safety and Security at (215) 951-2999