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Quando A Roma Part II With Adam Bendell

The culture of Rome is one that I have never experienced before. While Romans have   adapted their lives to first world technologies and innovations, they still retain their old rooted Italian traditions. Across almost every function of life, whether that be running a business or shopping for groceries, they still abide by their ancestor’s cultural […]

Carly Wraps Up Her Semester in Brussels With Her #onlyabroad Moments

How am I already writing my second blog post? Where did the time go? I never knew it was possible to feel like you’ve been in a place forever and simultaneously a millisecond. Wasn’t it yesterday that I pulled up to the SleepWell hostel in downtown Brussels, six hours late to orientation thanks to delayed […]

Oxford Academics, First Impressions, and Euro Travels with Greg Lidrbauch

A lot has happened since January, and I have been lucky enough to both complete my first term at Oxford, and get in about six weeks of traveling. One of the main differences between the Oxford system of instruction and that of GW is that Oxford operates on a trimester schedule with eight weeks of […]

The Belgium Experience Part II | Christian Ying

One of the best parts about studying abroad in Belgium is the fact that there are so many cities to see within Belgium. My program, CIEE really made an effort about explaining the cultural differences within Belgium and wanted to expand our knowledge beyond Brussels by taking us on day trips all around Belgium. Here […]

Ian Woller Learns How to Make the Most of His Time Abroad

Forgive me if I sound a little upset for the duration of this blog; just as I thought we had begun the transition from brutal Pamplona winter to summer (they kind of skip spring here it seems), we’ve had a serious setback over the last couple of days. I think it’s safe to say I […]

The Belgium Experience | Christian Ying

Living in Brussels, Belgium has been an eye-opening experience thus far. I am studying at Vesalius College (VeCo). It is a very small undergraduate college with only 300 students. It is located on the Vrije Universiteit Brussel campus, a Dutch speaking university. Many of the students that attend VeCo are from Belgium, have at least […]

Quando A Roma

My name is Adam Bendell, a Junior from Roslyn, NY.  After being given the opportunity to study Mandarin, learn about the Chinese business environment and intern in China, I knew that for my study abroad experience, I wanted something different. I wanted my abroad experience to diversify my knowledge of the global marketplace, rather than […]

March 3rd App Deadline! Short-Term Summer Abroad to Sweden – Green Business with Dr. Helm

Application Deadline for Summer Short-Term Abroad to Sweden with Dr. Helm has been extended to March 3rd!   Want to learn about the clean-tech culture?  There’s no better place for that than Sweden!   Click here to watch the prezi on IBUS 4900: International Perspectives on Green Business program to Sweden!  Apply to the program […]

March 3rd App Deadline| Short-Term Summer Abroad | FINA 3101/6223 in Israel with Dean Bajeux

Now open to a limited number of MBA students as FINA 6223! Click here to read more about the program and apply in GW Passport.  Why are we taking a Finance course to Israel? Israel is considered the next Silicon Valley.  It’s been dubbed “Silicon Wadi” and the “Start Up Nation“ BBC even had a […]

Kunal Explores Living in Barcelona

Living in a foreign country for an extended period of time has certainly been an eye-opening experience. Barcelona is considered to be one of the most popular places to study abroad. I know many students are attracted to this city for its vibrant nightlife, but by being able to balance the nightlife with everything my […]

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