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What's Included

GSE programs offer the total study abroad experience! Every aspect of your study abroad program has been extensively planned for your convenience. Everything from housing and university enrollment, to weekend excursions and daytrips, is included when you sign up for a GSE program. The following lists everything included on all GSE summer, quarter, semester, and year programs.

Superior Student Support
• GSE provides assistance in achieving each student’s academic and personal goals
• GSE Program Advisors work one-on-one with each student and his or her parents for a positive, stress-free experience
• Students have access to a Program Advisor who will assist with program selection

Experienced Student Advising
• All of GSE’s Program Advisors have first-hand study abroad experience
• Program Advisors are equipped to counsel and adequately prepare students for their time abroad

Transferable Credits Issued By Accredited Foreign Universities
• GSE works with each student to find a program that best suits individual academic goals
• Studying abroad with GSE host institutions enables students to continue their education while experiencing a new culture and way of life
• Students receive copies of their foreign transcripts upon completion of the program
• GSE arranges for official transcripts to be mailed to the student’s home institution in the U.S.

University Services
• GSE students are encouraged to become a part of the international student community at the host university
• Services provided by host universities vary but typically include Internet access, computer labs, library facilities, reference materials, student cafeterias, and academic advising

Centrally Located Student Housing
• Each GSE program includes housing in shared apartments or student dormitories
• Fully-furnished dorms and apartments are equipped with the necessary basic amenities
• All GSE housing options are centrally located and within easy access to the host university

Cultural Immersion Events
• GSE events strive to provide an in-depth perspective of the host culture by visiting sights that are popular among locals and tourists alike
• GSE hopes to cultivate a deeper understanding and appreciation of the host country and its customs

• GSE provides day and overnight excursions to surrounding regions of students’ host destination
• Exploring these regions is an integral part of adapting to and appreciating the culture of the host country

Mobile Phones
• GSE students are provided international mobile phones and sim cards for the duration of the program
Extensive Pre-departure Information
• GSE students receive an extensive pre-departure information packet
• GSE provides detailed information about the climate, customs, culture, passport and visa regulations, and Onsite Program Director of the destination city

Onsite Program Director
• Every GSE program is coordinated by an Onsite Program Director passionate about introducing students to a new city and culture
• Provides assistance with the host university, housing, and general city information
• Lives in the host city year-round

Arrival Orientation
• Onsite Program Directors coordinate a city orientation and tour at the beginning of each program to familiarize students with their new surroundings and host university
• During the orientation program, Onsite Program Directors will review health and safety information as well as cultural customs

Comprehensive Health and Medical Insurance (mandatory enrollment for an additional fee)
All GSE participants will be enrolled in a comprehensive medical insurance plan specifically tailored for study abroad students. Fee will vary based on the duration of the program. Complete policy information will be included in the confirmation packet and is available by calling GSE toll free at (866) 756-2443. 

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