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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When is the best time to go abroad?

Congratulations on your decision to go abroad! Regardless of the duration of the program you participate on, immersing yourself in another culture, learning a foreign language and spending time outside your comfort zone will prove to be a worthwhile experience that is sure to be the centerpiece of your resume for years to come. When […]

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

  The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizens pursuing undergraduate degrees with limited financial means to facilitate their participation in international study abroad, language and internship programs.  The purpose of this initiative is to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. All eligible […]

Can I request a 1098-T form for my study abroad program?

Can I request a 1098-T form for my study abroad program? – 1098-T Form (Definition) The 1098-T form reports information on what you were billed in tuition expenses at a U.S. college or university. All U.S. colleges and universities are required by the Internal Revenue Service to provide you with this information. GlobalEd is a […]

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