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Rensselaer Education Across Cultural Horizons

To better prepare tomorrow’s leaders with the global perspective and multicultural sophistication that will be necessary to tackle the grand challenges facing humanity the 21st century, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will now expect most undergraduate students to participate in an international experience.

The new program, Rensselaer Education Across Cultural Horizons, or REACH, is highly flexible in that it will offer students the opportunity to participate in structured study abroad programs, as well as other international experiences such as internships, exchange programs, or other overseas opportunities.  Learn more

Study Abroad

Thinking about studying abroad? Check out these resources to help get you started!

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Other Resources

  • JourneyWoman (Premier Travel Resource for Women)
  • Mobility International USA (Empowering people with disabilities around the world to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development.)
  • Overseas Citizens Services: Call 1-888-407-4747 (from overseas: 202 501-4444)
  • NAFSA: Association of International Educators (A member organization promoting international education and providing professional development opportunities to the field.)
  • Rainbow SIG (Resources for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered international student community and study abroad students.)
  • Overseas Vote Foundation
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