At USFSM, we believe in having a positive impact beyond our local communities. Our Global Engagement Office (GEO) provides support for study abroad programs and global culture initiatives through coordination with USF World, campus-wide programs, an international certificate program and collaboration with deans and faculty. GEO also provides support to incoming international students looking to further their education at USFSM.
The Global Engagement Office (GEO) at USF Sarasota-Manatee leads the creation and implementation of the institution’s strategic academic initiatives by facilitating a variety of programs and services intended to expand institution’s international reach. GEO supports education abroad initiatives, provides immigration advising to international students and scholars, liaisons with USF World and facilitates international agreement process for USFSM.
We offer a variety of study abroad opportunities for students and faculty world-wide, from semester exchanges, dual-degree programs and summer/short-term programs to international internships and service-learning. Explore the possibilities and discover how you, too, can experience the world in a whole new way.
Students and faculty can get extensive planning assistance when proposing new study abroad programs including pre-departure orientation sessions, assistance with insurance enrollment, risk assessment and more.
Follow Their Footsteps
Not sure if study abroad is right for you? Take a look at these spotlights and images from former USFSM Bulls who studied abroad!
Begin the Process
Ready for personal growth, adventure and better understanding of other cultures? Take the first few steps to enroll in a study abroad program!