Global Education at Penn State University

Penn State offers undergraduate students many opportunities to explore global issues. Whether you take a general education course, choose a major or a minor, or enjoy an experience outside the classroom, you can learn something valuable about the world and your place in it.

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Majors, Minors, and Courses

College is the perfect time to discover your place in the world and start making your own path in it. Take advantage of the great college community you belong to—with its more than 300 majors and minors, many of which explore global problems, and with professors from all over the world. Find out more about the majors and minors exclusively focused on global issues or simply check out some courses on global topics that may interest you.

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Offices, Centers, and Institutes

These University Park campus resources can help you delve deeper into the issues that interest you through getting involved in co-curricular events, research, internships, or off-campus and study abroad programs. Some of them can also give you great ideas for your life upon graduation.

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Student Organizations

There are dozens of student clubs and organizations at Penn State dedicated to global issues. You can search for them alphabetically or by category on Penn State's Index of Student Organizations.

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