Studying Abroad as a GWSB Student


Why Should I Study Abroad?

  • 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 visit the Office for Study Abroad(OSA) located on the 5th Floor of Marvin Center.  OSA can assist you with:

  • Beginning stages – discussing program types, location, and culture abroad
  • Discussing programs that meet your academic needs
  • Narrowing down programs and discussing your goals in relation to abroad
  • Tier structure/financing study abroad and scholarship opportunities
  • Transferring credits back to GW
  • Application information and deadlines

Students are encouraged to visit Study Abroad Express Advising or Open Advising hours before scheduling an appointment with Piper Arnold, OSA’s advisor for GWSB students. Read about OSA’s Advising Services options and times.

2. GWSB 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
  • Resources for the course approval process

You can schedule an appointment with a GWSB advisor.