I'm on financial aid/I have a scholarship. Can I still study abroad?
Most likely, yes. For students who have non-AUS sponsorship, you will have to get permission from your sponsor. Financial aid and scholarships given by the university can be applied toward a semester abroad. AUS students receiving tuition benefits because of a faculty parent are also welcome to study abroad and retain that benefit.
Where do I begin?
Exchange programs are open only to Junior I, Junior II and Senior I students with at least a 2.5 GPA (some programs require a 3.0) in good standing. Click here for more details on eligibility requirements. There are no exceptions!
If you have no idea where to go, start by checking out the websites of our partner institutions, and the Directory of Universities found at the ISEP* website. You may study at any university where English is the language of instruction.
Tip: From ISEP's home page, click Students on the blue bar and search for a program.
Once you have a university -- or country -- in mind, fill out this form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment with the exchange programs advisor, Anna Ray. You cannot begin the application process until you have met with the advisor. It is best to include in your email the days and times you are available to meet.
You may also stop by MG45 during office hours, UTR 2-5 or MG 43 any time to browse our selection of brochures and catalogs and to talk to a student advisor.
If you want a university that is not on the list, or if none of the universities on the list fits your needs, it is still possible to study abroad as a visiting student. Email email@example.com to set up an appointment to discuss your options.