The application deadlines are:
February 1 for Semester 2 (UO Fall term)
May 15 for Semester 1 (UO Winter & Spring terms)
Important note: UO application deadlines may be earlier than other posted deadlines. All UO students must apply by the deadlines listed above.
This program is open to admitted and enrolled University of Oregon students in good standing in all fields of study. To be eligible, students must have before departure:
- at least 75 credits by departure
- an overall GPA of 3.00 or above (3.25 for graduate students)
- completed WR 121 and 122 with grades B- or higher
- certain faculties may have prerequisites
Students must also make satisfactory academic progress throughout the application process and their study abroad program, and otherwise comply with policies and procedures of the host university, the UO and Study Abroad Programs.
If you do not meet the minimum requirements, please contact Hilary Lord before applying.
Early application is advised. Selection for the program is based on a review of the student's written application, transcripts, recommendations and completion of the interview process. Applications are submitted to Study Abroad Programs.
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An application fee is due at the time the application is submitted and is non-refundable under any circumstances.
In addition to the process described above and below, graduate student applicants must also complete the Graduate Enrollment in UO-Sponsored Study Abroad Programs form. This form requires that you obtain pre-authorization for your program from your adviser, department head and the Graduate School.
Selection and Participation
Participants must meet the eligibility requirements for their chosen program, and be prepared linguistically, academically, and socially to succeed abroad. Study abroad participants must satisfactorily complete the following:
- well-written program application
- interview process
- timely submission of required paperwork
- attendance at pre-departure orientation sessions
- payment of program fees
Program participants must also demonstrate the ability to be successful overseas through evidence of maturity, motivation, and flexibility, and such other characteristics as Study Abroad Programs may deem relevant or appropriate. Participation in any program is subject to the approval of the Office of International Affairs and its partner institutions, which may grant or withhold such approval in their sole discretion.