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  • Locations: Ljubljana, Slovenia; Multiple Locations, Slovenia; Piran, Slovenia; Portoro┼ż, Slovenia; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • Program Cost: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Jenna Hunter-Skidmore
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: No
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:

NOTE:  This program is only open to freshman and sophomore students in the SELF Engineering Leadership Fellow program or the Business Leadership Program.


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. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        b. Authorization to Release Student Information
        c. Student Conduct Verification
        d. Financial Aid Questionnaire

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



Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
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Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4 5
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
William Thomas Reintjes, Summer 2017 Participant
The most important thing I learned is that it is very important to experience new cultures, because you might find yourself wanting to become a part of it.

Andrew A Moore, Summer 2019 Participant
When the faculty told us that we needed to be ready for business at all times, that is a good rule to live by on the trip. Some of the other people did not take that rule seriously and paid the price in my opinion. I would also recommend packing extremely light (a single backpack sufficed for me), researching the visits beforehand, keeping a journal for your own personal memory, and taking just a crash course on the language for a month or two beforehand, because it will impress the faculty and the local people.

Summer 2017 Participant
When a representative from the US Embassy visited, he explained that he had learned the most about his own country by leaving it. He also spoke about how Slovenians are very lucky to have a small country because the same model would not work in a larger more diverse population like the US. I was able to experience this myself through our company visits. While I learned a lot about Slovenia, I debatably learned just as much about the United States while abroad. There is such a strong global interdependence that I was able to learn about a variety of places in just ten days! I believe that this experience enhanced my ability to think and consider multiple perspectives, as we were constantly faced with opportunities that led to me considering different cultures and experiences.


This program is currently not accepting applications.