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Please view our Western Abroad 101 webpage to complete a session online or register for an in-person session. 
University leadership has agreed that students are allowed to petition to study abroad in State Department “Level 3: Reconsider Travel” and "Level 4: Do Not Travel" countries as of early June 2021…
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the monkeypox outbreak a global public health emergency. Cases have been reported globally with the U.S. leading in the number of cases. Although…

5 Steps to Study Abroad

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1. Complete an online or in-person Western Abroad 101 information session

We welcome all undergraduate and graduate students interested in studying abroad. 

Have questions after completing the Western Abroad 101 info session?

Contact the EdAbroad office 

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2. Research your program options

Define your goals for studying abroad and identify programs that interest you. Your study abroad program courses may apply towards your major or minor.  However, you do not have to be a declared major or minor to study abroad.

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3. Get funded

Programs and exchanges vary in price. Many grants, scholarships, and loans can be applied to study abroad programs through EdAbroad.

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4. Learn about your region of interest

Inform yourself by learning about the country and region where you wish to study. Learn more about the experience of studying abroad:

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5. Apply

There are two applications:

Once you have decided on a program, start the application process early! Deadlines vary depending on the program. Start planning a year in advance to explore all your options.