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After the dissolution of the Office of International Programs this summer, the newly created Office of Global Education and the Office of Global Services share their predecessor’s rooms in the Car Barn.

OIP Dissolves Into Offices for Education, Services

The Office of International Programs split into two offices this summer — the Office of Global Education, which will manage study abroad and international education, and the Office of Global Services, which will oversee the university’s global engagement and provide services for international students. “This reorganization is the outcome of[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
In iWeek, Georgetown Celebrates Student Diversity

In iWeek, Georgetown Celebrates Student Diversity

This week, students will take a break from studying to learn Greek dancing, play cricket and cook African food as part of iWeek, a celebration of international students’ cultures sponsored by the Office of International Programs, despite several funding hurdles this year. Student groups, including the African Society of Georgetown,[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Leaving Behind Constraints

Leaving Behind Constraints

For most students, “leave of absence” is euphemistic for something serious. Often prompted by medical emergencies or academic stress, they are seen to disrupt the flow of academic progress and leave conspicuous holes in transcripts. But for some, leaves of absence provide the chance to pursue opportunities beyond the bounds[Read More…]

by April 9, 2013 0 comments News

OIP Monitors Protests

The Office of International Programs is closely monitoring its study abroad programs across the globe in response to the wave of violent anti-American protests that have spread throughout much of the Muslim world. Thus far, no Georgetown students studying abroad have been endangered, nor have any overseas academic programs been[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Leave Japan; Semester Plans Uncertain

by March 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Settle In at Alternatives to Cairo

Though the American University in Cairo reopened the week of Feb. 14, none of the 15 Georgetown students who began their semesters there will return. University spokeswoman Julie Bataille stated that the students, who were evacuated on Jan. 24 amid riots against former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s regime, were given[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Undaunted By Europe Warning

The U.S. State Department issued a terrorism warning for travelers in Europe on Oct. 4, but so far the notification has not significantly affected the 200 Georgetown students studying across the pond this semester. The Office of International Programs has security measures in place in case of emergency, but does[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

OIP Relocates to Car Barn, New Office More Tech Savvy

The Office of International Programs moved a few blocks to the Car Barn this summer, expanding the office space available to students eager to consult with the department’s staff on study abroad options. On June 10, OIP relocated to the second floor of the Car Barn, three floors below the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Study Abroad Programs Decrease in Length on Campuses Across the Nation

During the sweltering summer of 2002, Dillon Smith (SFS ’07) found himself standing on Paris’ famed Champs Elysees amid a mob of tourists, cycling enthusiasts and curiosity-seekers alike. As a summer student in Paris, he was standing, waiting for Lance Armstrong and his Tour de France entourage to arrive. Smith[Read More…]

by April 16, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News

Initiative Creates Opportunities For Community Service Abroad

Georgetown students will soon have the opportunity to continue the university’s tradition of community service while studying abroad. A community-based learning abroad initiative will allow students studying abroad in several locations to participate in service projects in their host communities while earning course credit from Georgetown for their participation. The[Read More…]

by November 14, 2003 0 comments Campus News, News