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Our Students

Franklin & Marshall College offers students various paths to a global education.

Whether through language study, off-campus study, travel grants or research opportunities, students extend the classroom and engage in hands-on, experiential learning in many parts of the world.


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  • Exploring Democratic Participation
  • Katie McKiernan '13 and Argemira Florez '13 assisted Government professor Stephanie McNulty with research on the democratic process in the developing world with a focus on Honduras, Colombia, the Phillipines, and Rwanda.

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  • A Post-Graduate Year in Germany
  • Phil Ehrig '13 studied German and History.  He received an award through the Fulbright program to return for a post-graduate year to Germany, where he will work as an English teaching assistant in German schools.

  • Inernational and Off-Campus Study
  • The College approaches international education as an integral part of the entire undergraduate experience. It's not a term away.  It's an encounter seamlessly woven through the student's educational experience before, during, and after the time spent off campus.

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  • Traveling to the Top of the World
  • In summer 2012, a small group of students traveled across China, from Beijing to the Himalayas, with Monica Cable, Director of Fellowships, who also teaches in Anthropology.