2021 Study Abroad Fair

2021 Study Abroad Fair

Spring Term, Week 1
Tuesday, March 30 - Friday, April 2
Drop-In Sessions Daily!

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. daily
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday – Thursday
Check back here for the Zoom link a week prior to the event.

Register Here

That's right! Applications are now open for travel-based study abroad programs in summer and fall terms in 2021. All programs remain under continuous review and all student travel is subject to UO travel approval. To learn more about health and safety when planning for future study abroad, read our frequently asked questions.

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Sessions

COVID-19: Health & Safety Abroad
Virtual Internships
Summer 2021
Just Exploring
How Will I Pay for This?
Academics of Study Abroad: Credits
Non-Travel Global Engagement Programs
Meet the GEO Site Director in Italy
Meet the GEO Site Directors in Spain
Meet the GEO Site Director in London
Where Can I Study Abroad with GEO? 
Opportunities to Go Abroad with UO Faculty
Going Green: GEO Sustainable
Passport to Professionalism
Play Global Bingo (with prizes!)
Ducks Abroad: Conversations with Alumni
Global Elements for the Classroom (faculty only)
Parent to Parent Q&A (Open to all family members)

Choose Drop-in Sessions

Get inspired! These mix and match sessions are open to anyone. Discover how you can travel this summer, study abroad around the world, and earn academic credit toward your general studies, major, minor, and elective requirements. Meet financial aid, academic advisors, study abroad alumni, and more!

Any student interested in studying abroad is welcome to join us at the fair. This is the perfect place to ask questions, get more information, and discover your study abroad opportunities. If you can't make it, don't worry, you can schedule a remote advising appointment at any time or contact GEO at 541-346-3207 or by email at geoinfo@uoregon.edu.

COVID-19: Health & Safety Abroad
Do you have questions about how to study abroad safely during the pandemic? Here's your chance to get the answers! GEO’s Health, Safety and Risk Manager will answer all of them, from testing requirements to housing matters and the factors that guide GEO as we monitor the safety of program locations, plus much more. A great session for students and those that support them.
Virtual Internships
It’s a great time to expand get professional development experience. Come learn about Virtual Internships and hear how easy it is to get going with GlobalWorks.
Summer 2021
All student travel is subject to UO approval but apps are open for Summer 2021! Find out why now is a great time to apply (one of many reasons: GEO has waived the app fee!) and hear more about some great options for exciting global education experiences in locations throughout Europe and the UK.
Just Exploring: Study Abroad 101
You want to study abroad at some point during college, but not until there’s more certainty in the world? Come learn more about how it all works and leave knowing what the next steps are.
How Will I Pay for This?
One important consideration when selecting a program is the cost. GEO recognizes that studying abroad is a significant financial commitment, which is why we invite students to come hear more about scholarships, financial aid, and budgeting. Students will learn about why the cost of a program varies and how to use the budget sheet on each GEO webpage.
Academics of Study Abroad: Credits
You have academic goals and study abroad can help you meet them. Did you know that study abroad participation is associated with an 11.4% increase in four-year graduation rates at UO? This session shows you how easy it is to satisfy major, minor and core-ed requirements abroad, and offers tips on how to plan study abroad with your academic advisor.
Non-Travel Global Engagement Programs
Not interested in travel but want to stay globally involved on the UO campus and beyond? Discover all sorts of options, from the Global Leadership Challenge to Getting Ready for Your Global Career seminar to Expedition Oregon!
Meet the GEO Site Director in Siena, Italy
GEO Centers operate study abroad programs year-round and are perfect for students looking for a home away from home. Dedicated on-site staff, including Site Directors, help you with everything from housing to organizing weekend excursions! Each GEO center offers a comfortable place to hang out with other students, get tips on local events, and more! Come meet Silvia, our Site Director in Siena, Italy to learn more!
Meet the GEO Site Director in Oviedo, Spain
GEO Centers operate study abroad programs year-round and are perfect for students looking for a home away from home. Dedicated on-site staff, including Site Directors, help you with everything from housing to organizing weekend excursions! Each GEO center offers a comfortable place to hang out with other students, get tips on local events, and more! Come meet Silvia, our Site Director in Oviedo, Spain to learn more!
Meet the GEO Site Director in Segovia, Spain
GEO Centers operate study abroad programs year-round and are perfect for students looking for a home away from home. Dedicated on-site staff, including Site Directors, help you with everything from housing to organizing weekend excursions! Each GEO center offers a comfortable place to hang out with other students, get tips on local events, and more! Come meet Marian our Site Director in Segovia, Spain to learn more!
Meet the GEO Site Director in London
GEO Centers operate study abroad programs year-round and are perfect for students looking for a home away from home. Dedicated on-site staff, including Site Directors, help you with everything from housing to organizing weekend excursions! Each GEO center offers a comfortable place to hang out with other students, get tips on local events, and more! Come meet Amanda, our Site Director in London to learn more!
Where Can I Study Abroad with GEO?
A helpful session for students “just” exploring as well as those who want to study abroad this Summer or Fall. Explore some of our most unique program offerings and locations!
Opportunities to Go Abroad with UO Faculty
Learn about where faculty are taking their teaching and research expertise next, and how you can benefit as part of a small cohort traveling the globe!
Going Green: GEO Sustainable
At GEO, we believe that international engagement is integral to developing global citizens but we also recognize the impact that global, experiential learning has on the environment.
Come learn about 25+ GEO programs identified as GEO Sustainable, informed by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and hear how we have committed to developing and adopting practices guided by the 3 E’s of sustainable development: economy, environment, and equitable engagement.
Passport to Professionalism
Join the Career Center for help on describing your study abroad experience on a resume and in job interviews, and why global education makes you stand out of a crowd (it’s not what you think).
Play Global Bingo (with prizes!)
It may be April Fool’s but NO JOKE: come win up to $300 in discounts off any GEO program by joining us for an evening of Global Bingo and world music!
Ducks Abroad: Conversations with Alumni
Get the scoop on what it’s really like to apply and go abroad with GEO from those who have already done it and want to share their tips.
Global Elements for the Classroom (faculty only)
Looking for ways to weave some global perspectives into your Spring Term or Summer course syllabus? GEO can connect you with faculty and professionals from abroad who can speak to your students on a wide range of topics, at no charge. Join the session to hear specifics on what’s available.
Parent to Parent Q&A (Open to all family members)
This session is designed for any family member supporting a student who plans to go abroad. Ask any question you want to our panel: GEO Health, Safety & Risk Manager and GEO’s Assistant Director (and the mother of a UO student abroad on a GEO program when the pandemic began).
We'll see you there!
Image Mercedes Wright, Italian Language in Lecce
“Going to the Study Abroad Fair was great for me to see that this is where I belonged.”

- Mercedes Wright, Intensive Italian Language in Lecce

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