Education Abroad

Part of the Center for Global Engagement, FAU Education Abroad supports the University’s international initiatives by coordinating long and short-term study abroad programming, hosting events and activities for students and the community, managing the University’s international agreements and partnerships, and representing FAU within the field of international education.  FAU Education Abroad administers and oversees credit-bearing study abroad programming and provides general support services to students engaging in university-related travel abroad.

Important Update for Fall 2020 Study Abroad
As a result of ongoing travel restrictions related to the global COVID-19 pandemic, fall 2020 outbound study abroad programming has been suspended. Additional FAU updates related to COVID-19 can be found here.

Explore the following options for alternative global engagement opportunities:

*Participate in a virtual exchange experience with a partner university abroad while remaining in the U.S.
*Enroll in an online global learning experience or online international internship through an affiliated third-party provider.
*Explore summer 2021 FAU faculty-led study abroad programs - announced November 1. 
*Start working toward the Peace Corp Prep Certificate Program - you may have completed some requirements already without realizing.
*Defer study abroad experience to spring 2021 or a future semester.
*Explore Fulbright U.S. Student Programs - contact Madison McShane at
*Additional global engagement opportunities can be found here.

Contact the Education Abroad team for more information on the above opportunities! We look forward to working with you!

Fulbright Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program 2021-2022 competition deadline is open!
For information on award types and requirements, visit  and contact the FAU Fulbright Program Advisor to get started!

FAU Fulbright Program Advisor: Madison McShane, Email:

FAU Fulbright Campus Deadline EXTENDED: September 7, 2020 by 11:59 pm (EST)
Fulbright National Deadline: October 13, 2020 by 5 pm (EST) *No exceptions*
CLICK HERE for information on last minute Fulbright webinars


Individual Advising Sessions
Individual advising sessions will be conducted through WebEx, which is a web based videoconferencing service available to all FAU faculty, staff, and students, or it can be conducted via phone. Schedule the advising appointment through Starfish and follow the instructions provided. When scheduling the appointment through Starfish, please provide the best contact number that you can be reached.

Fall 2020 Group Advising Sessions
The Group Advising Sessions will be conducted via Google Hangout for the summer term. Please visit our Advising and Appointments page for the Google Hangout links for each date. 

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