Penn Summer for International Students

The University of Pennsylvania welcomes international students from abroad and international students studying at other U.S. universities to Penn Summer programs. Through Penn Summer programs you can:

  • Experience the academic excellence and vibrant intellectual community at an Ivy League University
  • Earn college credit and an official Penn transcript
  • Make friends with academically talented students from Penn and other U.S. universities
  • Learn from top faculty in small discussion-based classes
  • Explore one of America’s most historic cities

If you are currently in a degree program at the University of Pennsylvania you may register for courses using Penn-In-Touch.

For international students already studying in the U.S., enroll here for Penn Summer courses.

The following programs are open to international students for Penn Summer 2016.

Penn Summer Global Institute Visiting Students

Penn Summer Global Institute

Penn Summer Global Institute (PSGI) is a comprehensive academic experience for top undergraduates from around the world with high English proficiency. As a pre-arranged package, undergraduates spend 6 weeks as visiting students, and experience everything Penn has to offer: earning Ivy League credits alongside other Penn students, living and dining on campus, and socializing with other Penn students from the U.S. and abroad.

Learn more about PSGI.

English Language Programs for International Students

Each year, 2,000 students from all over the world come to the English Language Programs (ELP) to study English for a wide variety of purposes, including: general English; business English; English for academic preparation; English for professions such as law, architecture, dental medicine, and nursing; and teacher training. In the summer, the ELP has a robust range of program options.

Learn more about the range of the ELP summer programs.

High School Students High School Students

Summer Abroad for International Students

Interested in taking Penn courses in another part of the world during the summer? If you are an undergraduate student at Penn or at any other U.S. accredited university, Penn Summer can help make this the summer of your life!

Learn more about Penn Summer Abroad.

Penn Summer for International High School Students

For the past decade, high school students from around the world have enjoyed their first taste of college life by attending one of Penn’s Summer High School Programs. Whether you’re interested in earning academic credit at an Ivy League university or gaining hands-on lab experience at a world-class research institution, we’re sure you’ll find a program that’s just right for you!

Learn more about Penn Summer for International High School Students.