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Our guidance can enable your success. Whether you're planning a trip abroad or managing a project from afar, we offer tools and support to help you reach your international goals. Because it's not just about where you're going, it's how you get there.
Our community is singular

Our reach is global.

Harvard University supports academic activity in every corner of the world, with a global footprint that is second to none. Here's a look at just a sampling of activities our office supports....

  • 18

    Registered Trips in 2023

  • 156

    Countries Visited in 2023

  • 11

    Harvard Global Entities

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With 2 Harvard offices, Brazil is a common destination for Harvard affiliates to study, research, and travel.


Harvard University’s academic and research engagement with China runs deep.


Greece is a top 20 destination for Harvard affiliates and home to Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies.


India is home to 3 Harvard offices and ranks in the top 10 destinations for registered Harvard trips.

Mexico is home to the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies’ (DRCLAS) office in Mexico City.
South Africa

Following the 2017 opening of a Harvard office in Johannesburg, South Africa has become an increasingly popular location for affiliates to learn, research, and share knowledge.

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is one of the most popular locations for Harvard affiliates to study and research.

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Take it from an insider

With any new endeavor, it helps to learn from someone who's been there. And when that someone is already part of your trusted community, even better. Find out how fellow students, staff, and faculty have been served by GSS.

To do high-impact global health research right, you need strong relationships with trusted partners in some of the most remote and challenging geographies around the world....
Pardis Sabeti, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, and Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
GSS expertise has been invaluable to us in the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology as we administer funding for faculty archaeology projects worldwide.
Karen Crabtree, Financial Administrator Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
We rely on GSS in many ways... risk assessment of local conditions, training faculty and staff who lead our programs, student pre-departure sessions, and emergency response...
Rob Neugeboren, Dean of Students, Harvard Summer School
GSS continues to be a key partner in managing our center’s office operations, employing staff, and receiving and managing international gifts to enable our programming.
Emmanuel Akyeampong, Oppenheimer Faculty Director, Harvard University Center for African Studies
I have no idea what we would have done without GSS…. We now mandate that everyone who travels for business register.
Laura Maliszewski, Executive Director, Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science
We partner with GSS to provide the best possible learning environment for our global Field Method courses to ensure we are mitigating risk....
Stephanie Galloway, Senior Director, Global Experience Office, Harvard Business School
GSS has been extraordinarily helpful… navigating us through protocols and regulations in the host countries to ensure continuing productive work.
William Fash, Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology
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