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KU Faculty & Departmental Advisors for Study Abroad List
Financial Aid and Scholarships Office
KU Registrar's Office
Global Awareness Program: The Global Awareness Program (GAP) is a KU initiative that recognizes undergraduates' international experiences. Students can receive transcript certification for experiences including study abroad, classes with an international focus, foreign language study and international co-curricular activities.
Student Recreation Fitness Center (SRFC): Students who depart on their study abroad programs after the beginning of KU's semester, or return from study abroad before the end of KU's semester may pay $4/week to use the SRFC while they are on campus.
Undergraduate Course Catalog
Schedule of Classes
KU Distance Learning Information Services: KU library and information services, available to KU students abroad

Consulates and Embassies

U.S. Department of State: Links to United States Embassies and Consulates Worldwide

Health and Safety

Bureau of Consular Affairs: Background, entry requirements, passport and visa information, immunizations, medical information, State Department Travel Warnings, as well as conditions abroad that may affect your safety and security
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Find information on required and recommended vaccination for countries, as well as other important information pertaining to health issues while traveling
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program: U.S. State Department's free travel Registration program to help individuals keep up to date on the latest travel notices and information.


U.S. Department of State: Passport Services Office
University of Kansas International Programs Passport Acceptance Center


Study Abroad Information Center
To learn more about your study abroad options, we encourage you to visit the Study Abroad Info Center (105 Lippincott Hall). The Study Abroad Info Center offers walk-in advising for current and prospective students. Drop by to learn more about program options, make an appointment with a study abroad program coordinator, get information on scholarships and financial aid, and talk to returned study abroad students. We also encourage you to explore the resources available on our website to learn more about the application process, KU Core Approved programs, and the cost of study abroad. 

Study Abroad Information Center
Lippincott Hall, Room 105
1410 Jayhawk Boulevard
Hours: Monday - Friday. 9AM - 5 PM

Study Abroad Financial Advising
The Office of Study Abroad has weekly 'You Can Afford to Study Abroad' Financial Aid and Scholarship Info Sessions/Open Meetings on Wednesday afternoons at 4:00 pm and Thursday afternoons at 2:00 pm in the Info Center (105 Lippincott Hall). The financial aid officer will be happy to take any questions and can offer individual advising at the end of sessions for specific concerns. For those that cannot attend the weekly Info Sessions due to scheduling conflicts, we also offer appointments for financial planning as well as financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.


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9th among public universities in the country for high quality, low cost study abroad programs — U.S. News & World Report
Longest-running exchange program in Western Hemisphere (begun in 1958) between KU and University of Costa Rica
18th in the nation among public universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad — Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange
28.1% of KU undergraduate students study abroad prior to graduation.
KU students who study abroad graduate in four years at twice the rate of students who do not study abroad
More than 160 study abroad programs in 75 countries, with instruction in all disciplines and 20+ languages
Students can study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, spring break, or winter break
Programs include international study, internships, service, and research opportunities
Students participating in semester, academic year, and select summer programs fulfill Goal 4.2 of the KU Core curriculum
Students can fulfill major, minor, certificate, elective, and KU Core curriculum requirements abroad
Programs are available for students in every major at KU
Financial aid is applicable to study abroad programs, and most KU scholarships and grants can be applied to study abroad
The Office of Study Abroad and many academic departments offer scholarships to qualified KU students
By studying abroad, students gain a global perspective on the world and strengthen their career opportunities
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times