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Join an event and find out more about our programs and scholarships. Visit the GEO Study Abroad Fair, offered each semester.

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Spotlights and Stories

Studying Abroad can leave a lasting impact. Student often describe it as transformative. Benefits may vary but students often describe is as transformative. Find out where they went, what they enjoyed most, the challenges they faced, and what food they'd recommend.

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About GEO

Mission Statement

The Global Education Office (GEO) facilitates international learning opportunities for Mason faculty and students through a diverse array of study abroad programs that are accessible and engage students in meaningful and life-changing experiences.

Vision Statement

Through collaboration and innovation, the Global Education Office (GEO) strives to make global learning experiences a reality for all Mason students and faculty.


  • Our students come first: We offer meaningful global experiences that serve the needs and interests of our diverse and growing student body. (Service)
  • Diversity is our strength: Through a wide range of study abroad programs, we encourage students to embrace cultural and ethnic differences, challenge norms, and develop skills that contribute to diverse and multi-cultural communities. (Diversity and Cultural Awareness)
  • Innovation is tradition: We develop intercultural competencies by offering curricula and study abroad programs that foster self-discovery, intellectual curiosity about the world, and unique learning environments. (Innovation and Collaboration)
  • We are careful stewards: We strive to create responsible and affordable study abroad programming that is enriching and sustainable. (Stewardship)
  • We act with integrity: We collaborate and interact with faculty, staff, and educational partners through respectful, transparent, and honest approaches. (Integrity and Collaboration)
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