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Please note that some publications and departmental websites have not yet been updated for the current incoming class. Publications will continue to be updated throughout the summer.

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Photo of Bridge Year group in China

Princeton’s Novogratz Bridge Year Program is a tuition-free opportunity for newly admitted students to begin their undergraduate experience with a year of public service abroad. Groups of seven Princeton students are placed in homestays at each program location. While abroad, you will explore and learn from host communities through volunteer work, language study, excursions and other cultural engagement activities.

In this video series, we asked past participants a series of questions about the program’s impact and why they applied.

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Fellowship Advising, housed within the Office of International Programs, is excited to welcome you to the Princeton community and support you in the process of applying for scholarships and fellowships that fit your academic interests and goals. It is never too early to start thinking about fellowships that provide funding for academic and professional opportunities in the U.S. and abroad.

Some scholarships like the Fulbright UK Summer Institutes are specifically designed for eligible first year and second year students to study in the United Kingdom through...

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Study abroad student

Welcome to Princeton — your gateway to the world!

We are looking forward to your arrival on campus, but don’t get too comfortable: There are so many international opportunities awaiting you! Our hope is that at least once during your Princeton experience you will pack your bags, leave the country, and explore the world beyond the FitzRandolph Gate.

Here are five great reasons to go abroad during your time at Princeton:

1. Cross-cultural understanding. By living abroad you will not only discover insights into other cultures, but also learn to reflect on how your own culture has shaped your personal understanding of the world. Your first step to cross-cultural understanding...

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If you took some Advanced Placement (AP) tests in high school, pursued an International Baccalaureate (IB) program, or sat for British A-level exams, you may be wondering how we take AP into account at Princeton, and how your AP credits can and cannot make a difference as you plan your academic path here at Princeton.

AP can be used:

  • to fulfill the foreign language requirement;
  • to place you into a higher-level course;
  • (if you are in the B.S.E. program) to fulfill general requirements in chemistry, math, and physics; (in some A.B. concentrations) to fulfill pre-requisites in your department
  • to qualify you for a semester or a full year of Advanced Standing, so that you could...
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Professor Joao Biehl

By now you’ve heard Princeton’s informal motto, “in the nation’s service and the service of humanity.” Princeton takes both parts of that motto very seriously and makes meaningful international experiences available for all interested students. Oftentimes, these experiences entail communicating in a language other than English, and Princeton prepares you for this by offering excellent instruction in a range of languages. Many of these language you may reocognize from your high school curriculum, but some may be new to you. Studying a language can help you understand just what your grandparents have been saying when they thought you couldn’t decipher their words. Foreign...

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