Studying Abroad as a GWSB Student

Why should I study abroad?

There are unlimited reasons why you should study abroad while a student! But some of the most valuable reasons are:

  • Broaden your firsthand experience with other cultures and viewpoints
  • Meet people from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Gain new insights and perspectives while building new relationships
  • Discover new talents and career interests
  • Expand your employment qualifications and opportunities
  • Learn a new language
  • Engage with business students in an international setting

Who do I talk to about studying abroad?

1. You should talk to the Office for Study Abroad Advisors in Colonial Crossroads (Marvin Center, 5th Floor) who can assist you with:

  • Regional advising – narrowing down where you want to study abroad
  • Tier structure/financing study abroad
  • Transferring credits back to GW
  • Application information and deadlines

2. The GWSB Study Abroad Advisors in the Advising Center can assist you with:

  • Reviewing your degree requirements
  • Seeing if/when studying abroad is an option with your curriculum
  • Suggesting what courses to look for abroad and reserve for GW
  • Resources for the course approval process


If you have questions pertaining to your academics and studying abroad, you can request an appointment with the appropriate GWSB advisor by calling 202.994.7027.

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Last Names Le-Z: Helen Iasnik