At USFSM, we believe in making a positive impact beyond our local communities.

Our Global Engagement Office (GEO) provides support for study abroad programs and promotes global culture on campus through a variety of programs and initiatives.

 GEO Mission

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.

Global Engagement Office

Study Abroad

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.

Study Abroad at USFSM

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!

Student Abroad Experiences

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!

Study Abroad FAQ

Additional Resources