Hokies Abroad Programs

Attend an Info Session to learn more!

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Mark your calendars now and come prepared with your laptop to start your application!

Virginia Tech Study Abroad Fair

Learn more about the Hokies Abroad program options from faculty, past program participants, and AUIP staff on the Drillfield on  Wednesday, September 13th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at VT’s annual Study Abroad Fair.

Application Deadlines

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to study abroad in the South Pacific! Note the upcoming application deadlines:

2017/18 New Zealand (South Island) Wintermester Program: October 1, 2017

2018 New Zealand (North Island) & Australia Program: February 15, 2018 (TBC)

2018/19 Antarctica Program: mid-March, 2018

Antarctica Sustainability

Antarctica – Human Impacts on a Fragile Ecosystem

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the remote and dramatic wilderness of the world’s least-understood continent. Towering icebergs, glacier-draped mountains, and waddling penguins are just a few of the wonders that greet you on this experiential program.

Dates: December 15 – 30, 2017 Credits: 6 credits (GEOG 3954) Cost: estimated $9,650* (excl. airfare & VT tuition)


New Zealand: South Island – Humans and the Environment

This three and a half-week experiential program will examine resource conservation and the natural, and related social, history of New Zealand’s South Island. In this course you’ll use New Zealand as a case study to examine different cultural perspectives on the three pillars of sustainability: environment, social equity, and economics.

Dates: Dec 26, 2017 – January 17, 2018 Credits: 6 credits (GEOG 3954/5954 or NR 3954/5954) Cost: $TBA (excl. airfare & VT tuition)


Australia & New Zealand – Sustainability & Conservation-based Service Learning

This three and a half-week program combines 12 days on the North Island of New Zealand with an additional two weeks in North Queensland, Australia, conducting service learning projects and studying sustainability by applying traditional and modern ecological knowledge.

Dates: May 31 – June 28, 2018 Credits: 6 credits (BIOL 3954) Cost: $TBA (excl. airfare & VT tuition)