globalMIT problem solvers to the world
Gilad Evrony in India

Bangalore, India

Gilad Evrony 07, Brain and Cognitive Science

Developed a system to improve tracking the health of children around Bangalore...

Christina in India

India, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, China

Christina Kang 08, Brain and Cognitive Science

Photographed MIT students involved in international development throughout the world...

Kriti Jain in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya

Kriti Jain 07, Biology

Field study abroad program led to the creation of a non-profit to benefit the women of Kibera, Nairobi...

who can help me

As you explore and plan your experience abroad, there are many resources available:

  • Contact the offices that run global programs:

Global Education (GECD)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI)

Public Service Center

Service Learning

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

  • Contact the many programs and student groups listed on the go global website for more details on individual programs
  • Your advisor and undergraduate or graduate administrator in your academic department can help you plan how an experience abroad can fit into you academic plan
  • Student Financial Services can help you identify potential sources of funding. For more funding resources, check out How Can I Afford It
  • The MIT Career Services can help you understand how an experience abroad is part of your career development
  • If you are not sure where to start, send an email to with your questions and you will be directed to the appropriate resources

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