OSU: Architecture, Interiors, and Dress of Western Europe Application Checklist

All OSU students are required to complete the OSU Online Study Abroad Application. By completing this online application, a non-refundable, $50 application fee will be charged to your OSU student account.


OSU Architecture, Interiors, and Dress of Western Europe Deadlines

The Application Period has been extended to late January.

Please note that a non-refundable deposit of $1,300 will be due February 1, and the remaining funds ($2,700) by March 31.

Application Fee: 

All study abroad and internship applicants are required to pay an application fee. See the Application Fee page for details.


A passport valid for six months beyond your program is required. Apply for a passport immediately if you have not done so already. Visit travel.state.gov for an application.

Required Essays: 

Please respond to the following questions:

  • What do you hope to learn by participating in this program?
  • Where have you previously traveled (domestically and internationally) and at what age?

Submit your essays in a Word doc or .pdf to Elaine Pedersen, elaine.pedersen@oregonstate.edu by January 10th.

Letters of Reference: 

If you are not currently a Design and Human Environment major, please provide a letter of recommendation from an instructor or academic advisor. You may turn this letter in with your required essay (instructions are below.)

Health Disclosure: 

All students are required to return this form. See the Health Disclosure Form page for details.

Attend General Orientation: 

Orientation information will be available in January 2014.

Attend Site-Specific Orientation: 

This program will have two required pre-departure meetings. Please contact Elaine Pedersen elaine.pedersen@oregonstate.edu if you do not know the meeting dates.

Your program enrolls you in insurance for the duration of your participation. Review the insurance policy and carry additional claim forms and your insurance card with you abroad.
Travel Clinic: 

All students are encouraged to visit their primary care provider before going abroad. Information about immunizations and travel health can be obtained from the Travel Medicine Clinic at Student Health Services.

File FAFSA and apply for financial aid for the term(s) of your program.

IDEA will submit a financial aid budget with your estimated cost of attendance to the Office of Financial Aid the term prior to your departure so that your aid award may be adjusted.

All study abroad students will need to register for general Overseas Studies credits using the OSU online registration system and a PIN from their academic advisor. IDEA will send students an e-mail from education.abroad@oregonstate.edu with the instructions and CRN, and students are responsible for registering for these credits for the term(s) they are abroad. You will not receive financial aid for the program unless you are registered. To be registered, your account must be free of any hold, and your OSU bill balance must be below $2,200.
Grades and Credits: 
This program earns resident credit at OSU. Each course you take must be assessed for how the credit will be applied to your degree program.

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