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3 benefits of living with a host family while abroad

There are a lot of factors that go into choosing a study abroad program. Obviously the destination and the courses matter, but another big factor that’s often overlooked is the housing situation: living independently, or with a host family. Many programs place students in apartments or student housing with other Americans. While many students thrive […]

How Study Abroad Left an Impact on Me

In the summer of 2017, I studied abroad in Seville with Auburn University College of Liberal Arts through GlobalEd Programs. Three weeks, seven students, numerous outings, and one incredible city—this is what made up the foundation of my study abroad experience. I took a chance on this program. Although everyone who signed up was an […]

The GlobalEd Story

Back in 2009, GlobalEd received its first application for a summer internship program in Seville, Spain. Kirsten was looking for ways to prepare for graduation, and studying abroad seemed like a great way to do it. As someone who has had experience delivering study abroad programs overseas since 2001, I always knew that the study […]

Let’s Talk Tapas

When you think of Spain, there are several images that most likely come to mind. You probably picture the bright colors of flamenco dresses, beautiful architecture lining the narrow streets, warm beaches… and of course, tapas. Here in Spain, everything is a social activity, including the way the Spanish people eat. Tapas are small portions […]

8 things to see before you leave Seville

Whether you’re studying abroad or just visiting on vacation, Seville is a must-see city for anyone who enjoys history, art, and culture. However, with so many sites to see, it’s hard to know where to spend your time, especially when it’s limited. While there are plenty more sites worthy of adoration in the capital of […]

Take half the clothes and twice the money

While this may not be 100% true for everyone, students tend to overpack and underestimate how far their money can take them. I always suggest students to pack light. Why not bring the basics, enough for one week, and then purchase clothes when you arrive? Purchasing clothes locally serves a couple of purposes…. It helps […]

GlobalEd is now a member of the Forum on Education Abroad

Global Education and Career Development Abroad (GlobalEd) is proud to be an institutional member of the Forum on Education Abroad, an organization focused on developing and implementing standards of good practice, encouraging and supporting research initiatives, and offering educational programs and resources to its members. This organization establishes quality assurance programs, improves education abroad curricula, […]

GlobalEd faculty-led team wins Auburn University’s costume contest

Auburn University held a study abroad fair on Halloween and asked all the tables to dress up announcing that there will be a costume contest. Two of our faculty leaders that will be participating in the 2018 Summer Auburn Public Relations program for the first time showed up dressed in flamenco and as Sancho Panza. […]

Seville, Spain is the Lonely Planet’s #1 destination recommendation for 2018

In an article published by CNN, The Lonely Planet has announced Seville, Spain to be the world’s number one destination choice for 2018. Hear from Steven Davis, GlobalEd Programs Executive Director on what this worldwide recognition means to him:   We are so excited that Seville has received the international recognition it deserves. As a […]

Can I Afford to Study Abroad?

If you’re looking into studying abroad but have concerns about being able to afford it, you’re not alone. But relief is on the way! The vast majority of schools offer both scholarships and grants to students interested in going abroad and internationalizing their academic discipline. GlobalEd also awards scholarships to affiliate universities ranging from $300 […]

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