Global Scholars Program

The Global Scholars Program offers an academic pathway that brings international and diverse perspectives to whatever you plan to study. Starting your first semester at Pacific, the Global Scholars Program prepares you to find your place in the world and to serve the global community. The Global Scholars pathway complements any major and prepares you for a career working with diverse people at home or around the world.  

Incoming First-Year Students     

Current or Transfer Students

NEW! 2023/24: Fall 2022 First-Year Seminar + Study Abroad January 2024 in Florence, Italy

2023 First Year Study Abroad in Florence Italy

Experience Culture First-Hand | Travel is Safe and Affordable | Global Scholars is for You

The Global Scholars First-Year Seminar and January travel class offer a unique opportunity to study abroad as a first-year student. Learn about Renaissance Florence on campus in the fall. Then travel to Italy together in January to experience art, science, history, and culture first-hand.

Learn More

Apply today to request your spot in the Global Scholars First Year Seminar and Global Explorations January travel course. Only 20 spots are available. An advisor will contact you about next steps. Submitting the application does not commit you to the program. 

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Contact Us

Jann Purdy | Chair of International Studies, Professor of French
Carnegie 101-B | 503-352-1564 |

Erica Andree | Director, Center for Languages and International Collaboration
CLIC Scott 100 | 503-352-1607 |

Melissa Vieira | Global Scholars Advisor, Academic and Career Advising Center
Chapman Hall 201 | 503-352-3126 |