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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 10/14/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Study Abroad Program Coordinator: David Wiley
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:


Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
 
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

 

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        c. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        d. Autobiography
        e. Official Transcript

        f. 2 Recommendations
        g. Authorization to Release Student Information
        h. Student Conduct Verification

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.



Program Ratings:
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Academic Experiences:
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Cultural Experience:
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Program Reviews:
Spring 2017 Participant
While attending classes at Uppsala University was a great experience, I found that simply living in Sweden was the most rewarding experience. I enjoyed seeing a different approach to student life and meeting people from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities.

Fall 2017 Participant
One of the most rewarding things I found was having to re-learn everything you take for granted while at home. Doing simple things like grocery shopping, catching a bus, or ordering food can be intimidating at first but figuring out, even the simple things, feels like accomplishment and boosts your self esteem.

Sara J Trupiano, Spring 2017 Participant
I found the housing and living on my own to be most rewarding. The housing I choose in Uppsala was Flogsta, which means I had my own room and bathroom but shared a kitchen with 12 people. Because I lived on my own and had to cook all of my meals (and learned how to cook with Swedish labeled ingredients), I felt I grew a lot as a person and learned how to live independently.