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FBI Movie Warns Students Going Abroad of Being Drawn Into ‘Game of Pawns’

For American college students, studying abroad is an opportunity to explore a new country, sample a unfamiliar culture, and meet people from very different backgrounds. But the Federal Bureau of Investigation is worried that some of those new friends might actually be foreign spies.

The FBI has produced a new film, Game of Pawns, to warn students of the "possibility that a foreign intelligence service might try to recruit them while abroad to eventually steal secrets from the U.S. government." The half-hour movie is based—somewhat loosely—on the story of Glenn Duffie Shriver, who studied abroad in China and later was induced by intelligence officers there to apply for American government jobs.

In addition to the video, the FBI has created a resource for students abroad, which is at: Many of the same considerations listed above, would also apply to use of this resource, and any others created by the FBI.

Traditional Summer and Fall 2015 Programs- Applications OPEN!

Apply to study abroad!


The Global Experience Office (GEO) is now accepting applications for our Traditional Summer and Fall 2015 programs.


Please take note of the deadline and application materials of your desired program, which will be listed on the GEO page of your program!  You may turn any paper materials in to GEO in 403 Richards by the deadline and in turn, we will send them to the Host Institution!

We encourage you to attend an Info Session, Walk in hours, or schedule an appointment should you have any questions or concerns!  We look forward to meeting with you!!


If you have any questions please call 617-373-5276 or email

Experiential Year Abroad


The Office of International Study Programs is proud to introduce you to Experiential Year Abroad

Photo/Video Contest Winners

Photo/Video Contest from Fall ’11 study abroad announced

Venice 2011 Photo Exhibit at Gallery 360

Gallery 360 Venice 2011

The 2011 Photography & Art History in Venice Dialogue of Civilizations will be exhibiting exemplary student photography from this year's program in Gallery 360 sections B & C. This exhibit will run from November 1, 2011 through February 3, 2012. 

There is an opening reception for this exhibition on November 4, 2011, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Refreshments will be served at the reception.

If you have any questions, contact Steven Olimpio: (603)

This event is sponsored by Gallery 360 and the Northeastern University department of Art + Design.

Photo and Video Contest 2011

Photo & Video Contest 2011

Spring and Summer 2011 Photo and Video contest winners!

Study Abroad Photo Exhibit

Study Abroad Photo Exhibit

Stop by the Curry Student Center to see photos submitted by NU students from their study abroad experiences! The exhibit is hosted on the first floor and will feature photos from all over the world until June 14th!