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Study Abroad and International Exchanges

Programs offered

Important Note: All deadlines are listed two weeks prior to the official deadline of the program provider to allow time to process paperwork.

 

Africa
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application

Estimated

Budget

Cape Town, South Africa Winter: December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA 2009/10
Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi, Ghana Early to mid-June

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Cancelled for summer 2009.

CCSA 2009/10
Accra, Ghana

Fall: August-December

Junior standing

3.0 GPA

February 15
AHA 2009/10
Spring: January-May
September 1
Fes, Morocco Summer: 6 week program, June-August

Sophomore standing

2.5 GPA; no prior Arabic language experience required.

Applications for summer 2010 will be accepted in fall 2009. Application to be posted soon. 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon
Kimana, Kenya Fall: September-December

One semester of college-level ecology or biology;

Sophomore standing;

GPA 2.5

Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged for acceptance into your program of choice. SFS

 

2009/10

Spring: late January-early May
Summer I: June-July

Summer II:

July-August

Asia
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application Estimated Budget

Akita, Japan

(AIU University)

Fall: August - December

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

February 15 OUS 2009/10
Fall/Winter: August-March February 15
Spring: April - July October 1
Summer: June-July February 15
Academic Yr: August-July February 15
Beijing, China Fall: September- November

45 credits and GPA 2.75

1 term of college-level Chinese or 1 course on modern asia

February 15 OUS 2009/10
Spring Semester: February-July October 1

Academic year:

September-July

February 15
Summer: TBA TBA
Chiang Mai, Thailand Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

February 15 OUS 2009/10
Winter/Spring: January-May October 1

Academic Year:

August-May

February 15

Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

Study and service learning program.

 

Fall: September-December

Sophomore sanding

GPA 2.5

May 15 IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: January-May October 15
Hong Kong Winter Late December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA 2009/10
Hong Kong Summer Mid-late May

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Cancelled for summer 2009. CCSA 2009/10
India Winter Late December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA 2009/10

Kolkata, India

 

Study and service learning program.

Fall: August-November

Sophomore standing.

3.0 GPA

April 15 IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: TBD TBD
Spring 3 week: TBD October 15
Summer 3 week: TBD TBD
Seoul, Korea Summer: June-July

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

February 15 OUS 2009/10
Fall: August-December February 15
Winter/Spring: February-June October 1

Academic Yr:

August - June

February 15

Tokyo, Japan

(Waseda University)

Fall: September-February

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

1 year of college-level

Japanese study

January 18 OUS 2009/10
Spring: April-July October 1

Academic Yr:

September-July

January 18

Tokyo, Japan

(AGU University)

Fall Semester: September-February

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

January 18 OUS 2009/10
Spring Semester: April-August October 1

Academic Year:

September-August

January 18
Saitama, Japan Fall Semester: October-March

Sophomore standing

3.0 GPA

May 10 WOU Exchange 2009/10 Budgets will be posted soon.
Spring Semester: April-September October 10

Luchu, Taiwan

(Kainan University)

Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

3.0 GPA

May 10 WOU Exchange 2009/10 Budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: January-June October 10
Summer: July-August (6 weeks) May 10
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand)
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application Estimated Budget
Australia Summer June-July

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Cancelled for summer 2009.

CCSA 2009/10
Australia Winter Late Dec.-early Jan.

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17
CCSA 2009/10
Canberra, Australia

First Semester: February-June

(W/SP terms)

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

September 1 AHA 2009/10

Second Semester:

July-November (summer/fall terms)

February 15
Australia:Deakin Univ. (various campuses) Fall: July-November

Sophomore Standing

GPA 2.75

February 1 OUS 2009/10
Spring: February-June October 1
Academic Year: July-June February 1
Australia:James Cook Univ. (various campuses) Fall: July-November

Sophomore Standing

GPA 2.75

February 1 OUS 2009/10
Spring: February-June October 1
Perth, Australia

First Semester: February-June

(W/SP terms)

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

September 1 AHA 2009/10

Second Semester:

July-November (summer/fall)

February 15
Queensland, Australia Fall: September-December

One semester of college-level ecology or biology;

Sophomore standing;

GPA 2.5

Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged for acceptance into your program of choice. SFS 2009/10
Spring: February-May
Summer I: June-July
Summer II: July-August
Dunedin, New Zealand

First Semester: February-June

(W/SP terms)

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

September 1 AHA 2009/10

Second Semester:

July-November (summer/fall)

February 15
Europe
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application Estimated Budget
Angers, France Fall quarter: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

There is no language requirement for the Angers program, but one year of college level French is recommended.

May 18 AHA 2009/10
Fall semester: September-February May 18
Spring semester: February-June October 6
Summer sessions: 1) Month of July 2) Month of August March 1
 

September Session: Month of September

May 18
Athens, Greece Fall: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

May 18 AHA 2009/10
Spring: March-June
December 28
Summer: June - July March 18
Baden-Württemberg, Germany (various universities)

Academic year

September-July

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

1 year college-level German with 3.0 language GPA

 

February 1 OUS

2009/10

(all campuses except Mannheim)

Mannheim Budget

Fall/Winter Semester:

September-February

February 1
Tübingen, Germany

Spring Intensive Program:

April-July

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

2 terms college-level German with 3.0 language GPA

December 1 OUS 2009/10
Copenhagen, Denmark

Summer:

June-August

Junior standing

GPA 3.0

January 18 OUS 2009/10

Fall Semester:

August-December

January 18
Winter/Spring: January-June October 1

Academic Year:

August-June

January 18
Dublin, Ireland Summer: June-August

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

March 18 AHA 2009/10
Dublin and Galway, Ireland Mid-late July

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

February 13 CCSA 2009/10

England,

University of Sheffield

Spring Semester:

February-June

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

February 1 OUS 2009/10

Academic Year:

September-June

Kassel, Germany  Fall  Semester: July-January

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

2 years college-level German

May 10 WOU Exchange 2009/10 Budgets will be posted soon.
Spring Semester: January-Sept. October 10
London, England Fall Quarter: September-November

Junior standing

GPA 2.5

June 17 AHA 2009/10
Winter Quarter: January-March October 6
Spring Quarter: April-June December 18
London/Dublin Winter Late December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA 2009/10
London Summer July-August

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

February 13 CCSA 2009/10
London Winter Late December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA 2009/10
Lyon, France

Fall semester:

August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

2 years college-level French with a 3.00 language GPA

February 1 OUS 2009/10
Academic Year: September-June
Macerata, Italy Fall Quarter: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

May 18 AHA 2009/10
Winter Quarter: January-April September 1
Oviedo, Spain Summer: 1) July; 2) August

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

1 year college-level Spanish

Summer Session: no prior language experience

March 18 AHA 2009/10
Fall Quarter: September-December May 18
Spring Semester: January-May September 1
Poitiers, France

Academic Year: August-May

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

2-3 years college-level French with 3.00 language GPA 3.00

February 1 OUS 2009/10

Fall Semester:

August-December

February 1

Spring Semester:

January-May

October 1
Scotland

Summer:

Early Scotland June-July

 

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

February 13 CCSA 2009/10

Summer: Late Scotland

July-August

Scotland, Glasgow

 

Study and service learning program.

 

Fall: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

TBD IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: January-May TBD
Segovia, Spain Summer: June-August

Junior standing

GPA 2.5

2 years college-level Spanish
March 18 AHA 2009/10
Fall: September-December May 18
Spring: January-April September 1
Semester in England

Fall Semester: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

May 28 CCSA 2009/10
Spring Semester: January-June September 17
Siena, Italy Fall: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

May 18 AHA 2009/10
Winter: January-March September 1
Spring: April-June December 28

Siena, Italy

 

Study and service learning program.

Fall: September-December

Sophomore standing.

GPA 2.5

Some Italian helpful but students with any level of Italian language may participate. Italian taught at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.

May 15 IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: January-May October 15
Summer I: May-June TBD
Summer II: June-July TBD

Växjö, Sweden

Fall: August-January

Junior standing

GPA 3.0

April 15 WOU Exchange 2009/10 Budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: January-June September 15
Vienna, Austria Fall semester: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

May 18 AHA 2009/10
Winter Quarter: January-March October 6
Spring semester: January-April
North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application Estimated Budget

Canada

(Various locations)

National Student Exchange

 

For details about National Student Exchange Programs contact: Debbie Diehm

Student Affairs

diehmd@wou.edu

503-838-8423

  NSE  

Atenas,

Costa Rica

Fall: September-December

One semester of college level ecology or environmental science; one college-level Spanish course;

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged for acceptance into your program of choice. SFS 2009/10
Spring: February-May
Summer I: June-July
Summmer II: July-August
Falmouth, Jamaica Summer: July-August

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Not offered 2009/10 CCSA  

Lakota Nation, USA

 

Study and service learning program.

Fall: August-November

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

May 15 IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: February-May October 15
Summer: May-August TBD

Kingston, Jamaica

 

Study and service learning program.

Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

May 15 IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: TBD October 15
Summer: TBD TBD
Baja, Mexico

Fall: September-December

One semester of college-level ecology or biology;

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged for acceptance into your program of choice. SFS 2009/10
Spring: February-May
Summer I: June-July
Summer II: July-August
Mexico (Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey--various locations) Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

2 years college-level Spanish

February 1 OUS 2009/10
Winter/Spring: January-May October 1

Academic Year:

August-May

February 1
Mexico (Universidad de las Americas--Puebla) Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

3 years college-level Spanish

February 1 OUS 2009/10
Winter/Spring: January-May October 1
 

Academic Year:

August-May

February 1

Guadalajara, Mexico

 

Study and service learning program.

 

Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

2 years of secondary school Spanish or 1 year of college/university level Spanish

May 15 IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
Spring: TBD October 15
Summer: TBD TBD
Morelia, Mexico Summer: July-August

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

March 18 AHA 2009/10
Fall: Sep-December May 18
Winter: January-March October 6
Spring: April-June December 28
Quito, Ecuador Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

2 years college-level Spanish
February 1 OUS

2009/10

USFQ

PUCE

Galapagos

Spring: January-May October 6

Academic Year:

August-May

February 1

Ecuador

Galapagos,

Guayaquil, or

Quito

 

Study and service learning program.

 

Fall:August-December All programs:

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

 

Galapagos: 1 year college level Spanish or equivalent. And one course each in general biology and ecology.

Guayaquil: 1 year college level Spanish or equivalent.

Quito: 3 years of secondary school Spanish or the equivalent of 3 semesters of college/university Spanish.

May 15 IPSL 2009/10 budgets will be posted soon.
TBD
Summer I: May-June October 15
Summer II: Late June-August March 1
Rosario, Argentina Summer Session I: June-July

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

1 term of college spanish or 2 years of high school spanish (Note: there is no requirement for summer)

March 18 AHA 2009/10
Summer Session II: July-August March 18
Fall: August-November May 18
Spring: March-June December 28
Turks & Caicos Islands Fall: September-December

One semester of college-level ecology or biology;

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged for acceptance into your program of choice. SFS 2009/10
Spring: February-May
Summer I: June-July
Summer II: July-August
Valdivia, Chile Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

2 years college-level Spanish

December 28  CWU 2009/10
Spring: March-July June 1
Internships
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application Estimated Budget

IE3 Global Internships

(nearly 300 locations)

Summer term

Junior, senior, or master's level student. Currently enrolled in a degree program. In good academic standing.

Plus individual selection critiera for each internship.

January 11 IE3
Varies by program. Students receive an individualized budget.
Fall Term April 1
Winter Term August 18
Spring Term November 2
CCSA Internships
(internships in Dublin, London, and Sydney)

Fall semester

Junior standing.

Good academic standing.

Plus individual selection criteria for each internship.

April 3

CCSA

2009/10

Dublin

London

Sydney

Spring semester September 17
Summer January 29
 

 

 

The Office of Study Abroad and International Exchanges Western Oregon University
345 N. Monmouth Ave.,
Monmouth, OR 97361
phone: 503-838-8905 fax: 503-838-8435
e-mail: studyabroad@wou.edu

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