Study Abroad Events

WU-sponsored study abroad application is now open!

Find a link to the program applications on the How to Apply page.  Follow the instructions to set up your profile and to begin a specific program application.  

This application is for all programs in Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019 and Academic Year 2018-2019.

The application deadline for these programs is Tuesday, December 5, 2017. 

Study Abroad Information Sessions, Start HERE!, Eaton 209

Where in the world will your education take you?

For students interested in all WU sponsored study abroad programming for summer 2018, fall 2018 and spring 2019. We encourage all students who are considering study abroad (even if you aren't sure yet!) to come and learn more about researching programs, finding scholarships and the application process. You are expected to attend one Study Abroad Information Session before you complete your application. AFTER you have attended a general information session, come to OIE to make one-on-one study abroad advising.

Attend ONE! All sessions take place in Eaton 209.

Oct 26   8:30 AM  (for early birds!)

Oct 30   4:15 PM

Nov 7     7:00 PM

Past sessions: Sept 13 1:00PM, Sept 19 11:30AM, Sept 28 3:00PM, Oct 5 5pm, Oct 17 11:30am

Tuesday October 24

5:00 pm
Granada Interest Meeting - Study in Spain! , Smullin 117

Immerse yourself in a city with a fascinating history, a modern flair, and old world beauty! Spanish language learning, host family living, and opportunities for internship or service learning. Find out more!

Thursday October 26

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
ISEP Interest Meeting + Student Panel, World Languages Studio - Ford 101

Study abroad exchange sites by the dozens!  Offered through Willamette's program with ISEP. Find out how to navigate the many options available and what to expect when you embark on a direct enroll university experience! Talk with international students who are at WU through ISEP and with WU students who studied abroad with ISEP!

Wednesday November 8

Scholarships and Funding Study Abroad - Information Session, Ford 102

It is NOT too early to start finding scholarships for 2018-2019 study abroad programs! Attend this session for tips on finding scholarships that fit your needs so you are ready to study abroad! Many scholarship deadlines are before you get your study abroad application is approved. Plan carefully to get advantage of the opportunities out there.

Tuesday December 5, 2017 Application Deadline

WU Sponsored Study Abroad - Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Academic Year 2018-2019, online application
The current application cycle includes Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Academic Year 2018-2019 programs. See How to Apply for a link to program applications.

Deadline:  Online applications must be fully complete by Tues Dec. 5, 2017, 11:59pm

QUESTIONS? Email us at <> or visit our office in the Global Learning Center - the corner of Baxter and Westwood res halls.

Past Interest Meetings

Monday October 16:   Japan Interest Meeting - JSP!   Thinking about Japan as your study abroad destination? Even if you are interested in a primarily English program, this one may work for you!

  • JSP accommodates all levels of Japanese language skills - including no Japanese. Different language instructions class levels meet all levels of language learning.
  • With the advantages of a homestay, cultural and language learning blossom!
  • Find out about the different paths that are available within this program designed for cultural learning (including language instruction) coupled with Japanese and English academic course opportunities.

Monday October 16: Ecuador Interest Meeting - Study in Quito! 

Looking for an intensive Spanish language learning experience abroad? Immerse yourself in cultural learning and language learning in Quito.

  • This site is offered as a summer '18 or fall '18 semester program.
  • Both terms include intensive language instruction at ACLAS and service learning experiences.
  • SUMMER!  Need to be on campus to meet critical credit needs - consider summer. Earn 2.0 WU Spanish language credits.
  • SEMESTER! For a longer experience, a visit to the Galápagos, and also take courses at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ).

Come to this meeting to find out about the advantages of each terms opportunities and how Ecuador might fit into your plans!