All students apply to study abroad through our online system called JayhawksAbroad. After you begin your application, you will see an electronic checklist on your JayhawksAbroad online account that will guide you through each step. Send us an email or give us a call if you have any questions! We are happy to help.
Step 1: Find a program that works for you
Stop by the Study Abroad Info Center in Lippincott 105, from Monday - Friday from 9 AM - 5 PM for walk-in advising. Peer advisors will help you find a program that meets your academic goals and personal interests. Once you find a program, they can also make an appointment with a program coordinator or financial advisor for you.
Step 2: Meet with your program coordinator
Once you have selected a program, you can meet with a program coordinator to learn more and make sure it is a good fit. To make an appointment, stop by the Study Abroad Info Center in Lippincott 105 or call our office at 785-864-3742.
Step 3: Begin your online application
Students can begin an application by clicking the “Apply Now” button on our online program pages. You can also come by the Study Abroad Info Center and a peer advisor can walk you through the application process.
To start an application, click "Apply Now" on the Dates & Deadlines page!
Step 4: Complete your application
Below is a list of the typical documents that will need to be completed for an application. Requirements will vary by program. After an application is created, students will see a checklist of specific required documents for their program application.
- Statement of Purpose
- Official Transcript/Un-official Transcript or Advising Report
- Authorization to Release Student Information
- Student Conduct verification
- Any additional forms required by the specific program
Not a KU student?
There are several KU programs that are open to students from other colleges and universities. Non-KU students will be asked to complete the requirements above. Once accepted, Non-KU students will need to apply to KU as a non-degree seeking study abroad student. For more information on the application process for Non-KU students, please view the Non-KU student section.