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GIEUs (Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates) 
are project-based service-learning programs. Earn 3 credits taking a semester-long pre-departure course on intercultural learning, conducting fieldwork abroad for 3–4 weeks during the summer, and completing a community education project in fall term with your cohort. Pell Grant recipients on GIEU programs automatically receive a scholarship to cover their entire program fee and are eligible for additional funding through LSA Scholarships.


  • First-Years, Sophomores, Juniors
  • GPA 2.0
  • Instruction in English
  • No language prerequisite

GIEU Israel / West Bank—Conflict Resolution and Co-Resistance

Work the land, grow your dialogue skills, and change the discourse in your communities.

GIEU Uganda—Disability in Uganda

Learn about disability in a remote rural setting.

GIEU Indonesia—Preserving Local Cultures and Ecologies

Learn how people in Bali and Java preserve and develop their cultures and ecologies while participating in global cultures and economies.

GIEU Brazil—Sustainable Systems in Brazil

Explore rich environmental diversity and economic divides in the Brazilian state of São Paulo.

GIEU Peru—Corazón de Bombero

Study the social, medical, and environmental responsibilities of Peruvian volunteer firefighters.

GIEU Peru—Healthy Kitchens and Agriculture

Learn from local experts about grassroots approaches to hygiene, sanitation, and nutrition.