Global Opportunities at SP2

SP2 takes seriously its responsibility to prepare students for leadership positions both nationally and internationally, and thus has created a wide range of global opportunities. Students at SP2 gain a global perspective through strong international curricular content, learning from international faculty, interacting with peers from across the globe, and engaging in study abroad programs and global immersion experiences.

SP2 welcomes students, faculty, staff, alumni, and distinguished visitors from around the world. SP2’s formal and informal programming is designed to embody a global focus at every level. Globally-focused student organizations provide support for our international student population and opportunities for intercultural engagement.

Questions about global opportunities at SP2 can be directed to:

Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

Courses and Programs

Students may choose from SP2 courses with a global perspective, SP2 courses that take place in other countries, and formal linkage programs with other universities.

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International Independent Studies

International Independent Studies

International Independent Studies

In limited cases, SP2 is able to assist students in setting up independent studies in other countries.

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Cost & Financial Assistance

Cost & Financial Assistance

Cost & Financial Assistance

Learn about the costs and financial assistance opportunities associated with global coursework.

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Forms

Forms

Forms

Find required forms related to global coursework.

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SP2 News

Faculty & Research

SP2 Faculty Member Testifies Before Congress on Competition in U.S. Labor Markets

Ioana Marinescu, PhD, assistant professor at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, recently provided testimonial before Congress during a...

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Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

A Philanthropic Approach to Strengthening Democracy

For the past several decades, there’s been a marked decline in how much U.S. citizens trust the country’s democratic process....

Raekwon Burton

Student Life, Global Engagement

MSW Student Reflects on Transformative Experience in India

Prior to enrolling in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2),...

Dr. Jerri Bourjolly

Faculty & Research, Student Life

SP2 Task Force on Race and Social Justice

Earlier this year, Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) launched the SP2 Task Force on Race and Social...

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