Passport Validation for Spain

As you prepare for your trip abroad, is important not to overlook your passport expiration date. Regardless of whether your passport is valid for the duration of your stay abroad, you may be denied entry if your passport expires up to 90 days after the date of your return. To date, this holds for U.S. […]

Rethinking the Golden Rule

Everyone knows the Golden Rule: “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Or more colloquially, “treat others the way you want to be treated.” It’s a fundamental moral rule that most people claim to live by. It’s a fundamental feature of many societies and religions, and yet it’s probably the reason […]

How going abroad can boost your employability

Participating in a study abroad program is one of the best and most effective ways to grow, mature and develop skills to improve your employability. Why? Because submerging yourself in a foreign environment, leaving your circle of comfort, and confronting the unknown can challenge you on a professional, linguistic, social and personal level. Here are […]

Introducing our new logo!

GlobalEd is committed to helping university students and recent graduates develop the confidence and skill sets they need to compete in this fast-paced and ever changing world. While our values and commitment to quality have not changed, we continue to evolve and expand in our university relations, faculty-led programs, study abroad offerings, and internship opportunities. […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Packing for Study Abroad

Whether or not you’ve traveled before, packing for a study abroad program requires much more attention than most other trips. You’re gone for a longer amount of time, have to consider the destination’s culture, may need clothes for different seasons, and still have to meet weight requirements! If you don’t know where to begin when […]

5 reasons to study abroad in Seville during the Spring

If you’re considering studying abroad in Seville, there’s no better time to see this city come to life than the spring. In a semester long program, you’ll be able to watch the city change with the temperatures, and experience some cornerstone cultural events. Starting with these five reasons to study in Seville during the spring […]

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 […]

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