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Global Mountaineers

Use your education abroad experience towards earning the Global Mountaineers certificate in Global Competency.

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Coronavirus affects Fall Exchange Programs

The Office of Global Affairs has announced the cancellation of both incoming and outgoing exchange programs for the fall semester of 2020.

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Semester Exchange Programs

WVU Exchanges Programs offer the most traditional and economical way to study abroad. Participants pay their regular WVU tuition and fees to enroll at one of WVU's partner universities for a semester, or year.

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Why Study Abroad

Study abroad is a transformative and life changing experience; learn about the reasons and benefits of studying abroad.

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Getting Started

This step-by-step guide will help you navigate the study abroad process, application, and offer useful resources.

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Program Search

The Program Search lists all programs available to WVU students. Programs are listed by country, term, length, and program type.

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  • Peyton in Japan.

    Peyton Cotter | Tokyo, Japan

    Peyton is a sophomore International Business Management student. For the 2019 summer, she pursued an international internship with Flip Productions in Tokyo. The two month internship led her to discover that joining the workforce in Asia is her ultimate career goal. Click below to learn more about Peyton's experience and her travels abroad.

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  • Gillian

    Gillian Wanosky | Japan and South Korea

    Gillian is a Journalism student with the WVU Reed College of Media. During her 2019 Summer break, Gillian traveled with the Reed College for the Japan and South Korea: Far East Culture, Technology, and Mass Communications program. Click below to learn more about her travels abroad!

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  • Brittany

    Brittany Nelson | Bahrain

    Brittany is a business administration major from Potomac State College. During the 2019 Spring Break, Brittany traveled to Riffa, Bahrain to step outside of her comfort zone and explore the world around her. Click below to learn more about her travels abroad!

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How Will I Pay?

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