- International Programs
- Int'l Degree & Education Abroad
- Int'l Student Advising & Services
- Int'l Scholar & Faculty Services
All study abroad and internship applicants are required to pay an application fee. See the Application Fee page for details.
Submit an official OSU transcript to the Program Coordinator along with the rest of the application materials. Please also submit an official transcript from each institution you have attended and earned 15 credits or more.
Each of these exchange partner providers has a unique process for applying, with which you should familiarize yourself.
University of Nottingham has an online application, which you do not fill out until recommended by the Program Coordinator to participate in the exchange. At that time you will be invited to fill out an online application form (and you will make course selections at that time).
For Lancaster University, the application materials for exchange students may be found at the following web page, and should be downloaded prior to your appointment for your interview.
Students applying to Bangor University, Wales: Nominations are sent from OSU to Bangor, after which you will be sent information on applying to the host University.
For each of the above, you should carefully review your coursework options (often called 'modules') prior to submitting an application or prior to your interview. See the Academic Planning form section for useful information for sorting through course options and applying those credits toward your degree program at OSU.
Modules for each program may be found online here:
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.
Complete the following essays and submit them to the Program Coordinator before scheduling an interview.
1. Please write a brief autobiographical sketch that includes your personal history, family background, work experience, travel experience and other factors which have influenced your personal development. (approximately 1-2 pages)
2. Please state how your participation in this international program will contribute to your educational, career and personal goals. (approximately 1/2 page)
3. All participants have personal strengths and weaknesses. Please give yours and describe how they are relevant to your participation in this international program. (approximately 1/2 page)
Essays should be turned in directly to the Program Coordinator, along with the rest of the application materials.
Two reference forms are required, or references may submit a letter. Please read about references and download the form here: http://oregonstate.edu/international/studyabroad/apply/reference
References should be sent directly to your study abroad advisor at our IDEA Office address.
All students are required to return this form. See the Health Disclosure Form page for details.
All study abroad students are required to submit the Academic Planning Form prior to departure. This form assists the student, academic advisors, and IDEA staff in understanding how the credits will be applied to the student's OSU degree upon completion of study abroad.
Students should retain a copy, provide the Program Coordinator with a copy, and submit the original to the IDEA Office.
All students are required to attend general pre-departure orientation. View orientation dates and registration.
There will be a required UK orientation in mid-May. Date and time are to be announced.
You are required to obtain a student visa for the United Kingdom if you are studying there for more than 6 months or if you intend to work.
There are several steps to the application, including travel to a regional center to be fingerprinted.
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.
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