Study Abroad 102

After attending a Study Abroad 101 Session students who are interested in semester study abroad programs must attend Study Abroad 102. Study Abroad 102 are led by the study abroad advisors who will provide students with country and program specific information. The half hour sessions will also feature a detailed overview of the application process. Review the dates and times below to find the session that is right for you. These sessions are offered up until the listed date below. Students interested in a semester study abroad program must participate in Study Abroad 101 and 102 before meeting individually with an advisor. If there is not a session that fits your schedule, please come to the walk in hours (listed below) for the appropriate advisor. There are no Study Abroad 102 sessions for short-term (summer/winter) study abroad programs.

The deadline to choose a program for the Fall 2020 semester is Friday, February 21 and all applications are due Friday, February 28.

Session Dates & Times

All Study Abroad 102 Sessions are held in the Hub Conference Room, Van Meter 107, unless otherwise noted.


Europe - OIS Advisor, Mark Bladel

Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Greece

Wednesday       January 29             3 PM

Monday             February 3             11 AM

Thursday           February 13           3 PM

Friday                 February 21           1 PM


ROMANCE LANGUAGES - OIS Advisor, Mark Bladel

Paris Gateway, IFE Paris, Brussels, Strasbourg, Spanish Studies Seville and Universidad VERITAS Costa Rica

Wednesday       February 5               1:30 PM

Monday             February 10             1 PM

Tuesday             February 18             11 AM


UNITED KINGDOM - OIS Advisor, Mark Bladel     

Thursday           January 30                  3 PM

Monday             February 3                  1 PM

Tuesday             February 11               11 AM 

Wednesday       February 19               12 PM


Australia/New Zealand - OIS Advisor, Mark Bladel

Thursday           February 6                  10 AM 

Friday                 February 14                11 AM

Monday             February 17                12 PM


SIT - OIS Advisor, Mark Bladel

The Balkans, Morocco, Netherlands, India    

Friday               February 7                    2 PM


Asia - OIS Advisor, Mark Bladel

Chengdu and Shanghai, China, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Korea, Thailand  

Wednesday     February 12                    1 PM


Africa & Israel- OIS Advisor, Mark Bladel

Ghana, Israel, Mauritius 

Wednesday     February 12                    2 PM


SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION SESSIONS - OIS Advisor - Mark Bladel

Gilman scholarship opportunities  

Tuesday             February 18                 5 PM    

Wednesday       February  26                4 PM

Please bring drafts of all essays to scholarship information sessions. For Gilman application instructions, please see gilmanscholarship.org


Advisor Walk-in Hours

If you are unable to come to a session that you are interested in you may come to the appropriate semester term advisor's walk in hours.  No appointment necessary.    

Mark Bladel  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 2 PM and 4 PM

*Please note that you must have attended Abroad 101 and declared your major to receive a semester application.

Questions? Contact Mark at mark.bladel@goucher.edu