Create your Study Abroad Experience
Where ?
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Multi-Region
  • North Africa and Middle East
  • North America
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • England
  • France
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Morocco
  • Multi-Country
  • New Zealand
  • Northern Ireland
  • Peru
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Vietnam
When ?
  • Summer 4 Weeks or Less
  • Summer
  • Semester
  • Year
  • Winter J-Term
Program type ?
  • Study
  • Study + Intern
  • Study + Service Learning
  • Language & Culture
  • Explore Summer
  • Explore Semester
  • STEM Abroad
  • Internship
  • Virtual
Discipline ?
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Childhood Studies
  • Chinese
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethics
  • European Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Fashion Studies
  • Film
  • Finance
  • Food Science
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • Greek Language
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Relations
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Languages & Culture
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Management
  • Marine Studies
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Other
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Studies
  • Science
  • Security Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Speech and Hearing Studies
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Studies
  • Veterinarian
  • Culinary Arts
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Student Resources

Application Process

You’ve discovered the perfect program for you. Now it’s time to apply!
Don’t get bogged down with the details. Take it one step at a time.

Learn Your Home Campus Application Process

Contact your study abroad advisor on your campus to make sure you understand your institution’s application process.


Upload a copy of your passport to the online application. Don’t have one yet? Apply right away! Passport applications can be found online and are usually submitted in-person at a local location.

Start the CCIS Program Application Online

Make sure your study abroad advisor knows you're applying. Double check application deadlines and eligibility on the program page. Then, head to and begin the application process

Submit the CCIS Program Application

Once your personal information, essay, recommendations, and transcript are complete, you can submit! If you don’t have a passport, you can still submit the application.

Recommendations & Transcript

Don’t delay! Using the online application system, request two letters of recommendation. Upload an official copy of your transcript online. Your application isn’t complete without them.

Submit Any Supporting Application Materials As Requested

During the second phase of the application process, you may be required to submit additional supplemental materials. The information and forms you will need will be communicated to you through the online application system. At this point in the application you will be working more closely with the program sponsor and international host institution.

Application Process

What Happens Next?

You’ve submitted an application and you’re probably wondering, what happens next?
Scroll below to learn about the application review and acceptance process.

Application is reviewed

Your application is being reviewed by the program sponsor and by the host institution abroad. This step could take only a few days or a few weeks. To speed up the process, make sure all your supplemental and supporting application materials are submitted right away.

While you wait

There are many things you can do to better prepare for your time abroad while you wait for your acceptance. Have you researched student visa requirements in the host country? Have you researched and applied for scholarships? This is a great time to prepare for next steps once you receive your acceptance!


You will be notified of your acceptance by the program sponsor or your study abroad advisor. Make sure to share a copy of your acceptance with your study abroad advisor if it comes straight to you.

On your way

Now that you have your acceptance, you will receive detailed information regarding travel arrangements, orientation, housing, course selection, and other important details. Take some time to meet with your study abroad advisor to learn next steps at your home campus.