Study Abroad Opportunities

Application Deadlines:

 Spring Semester 2014  Enrollment:

 

 Extended April 30, 2013 (early acceptance deadline) and October 1, 2013 for regular  admission based on space available.*

 

  Fall Semester 2014  Enrollment: 

 

  November 1, 2013 (early acceptance deadline) and February 15, 2014 for  regular admission based on space available.*

 

*some programs have early acceptance deadlines, check each program for specific deadlines

 Semester and Year-Long Programs

 
Program
Internship/Service Learning Opportunity
 Term  Deadline

Language or Special Requirements

 GPA

VU Administered Study Centers

Cambridge, England
  Fall or Spring
 listed above
None - Courses in English  2.75

Hangzhou, China

Extended Brochure
Internship or Service Learning Opportunity Fall only
 listed above
None- Courses in English; Chinese 101 to 310 offered  2.75
Reutlingen, Germany
  Fall or Spring
listed above None - Courses in English; German 101 or 203/204 offered
 2.75
San Jose, Costa Rica 7-week internship Fall, Spring or Year
 listed above
None - Courses in English; Spanish 203 recommended  2.75

 Exchange Programs

Anglia Ruskin University, England

Service Learning opportunity

Spring or Year

 listed above
None - Courses in English  3.0

L'University de Cergy-Pointoise, France

  Spring only
 *September 15, 2013
Equivalent of 4 semesters of college French
 3.0
La Rochelle International Business School, France
Internship opportunity
Spring only
 *September 15, 2013 (year in advance)
French 203, Courses in French and English  3.0
La Rochelle School of Engineering (VIEP)
Internship Required Year only
 *September 15, 2013 (year in advance)
 VIEP France requirements
 3.0
Ansal Institute of Technology, India   Fall, Spring or Year  listed above None - Courses in English
 3.0
Karunya University, India Service Learning Opportunity
Fall, Spring or Year
 listed above
None - Courses in English  3.0
Kansai Gaidai University, Japan
  Fall, Spring or Year  listed above
None - Courses in English, Beginner's to Advanced Japanese offered  3.0
Tuebingen University, Germany
  Year only

 *December 2012

Equivalent of 4 semesters of college German required and junior status  3.0
Hochschule für Kirchenmusik, Rottenburg am Neckar, Germany   Spring only  listed above FLGR 204 and junior status - Courses in German  3.0
Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Service Learning Opportunity
Fall,  Spring or Year
 listed above
None - Courses in English, Beginner's Thai offered  3.0
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain Fall, Spring or Year  *recommended early application Equivalent of 4 semesters of college Spanish 3.0
Universidad Vina del Mar, Chile Service Learning Opportunity Fall, Spring or Year  listed above Equivalent of 4 semesters of college Spanish 3.0
Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Mexico Internship or Service Learning Opportunity Fall, Spring or Year listed above Spanish 203, Courses in Spanish and English.  3.0

Cooperative Agreements

Granada, Spain Service Learning Opportunity
Fall only
 *November 1, 2013 (year in advance) Advanced Spanish and junior status  3.0
Paris, France  Service Learning Opportunity
Spring or Year
 listed above
Equivalent of 4 semesters of college French
 3.0
Paris, France - Internship
Internship Required
Fall or Spring
 listed above
Equivalent of 4 semesters of college French  3.0
Windhoek, Namibia  (& South Africa)
Internship or Service Learning Opportunity
Fall or Spring
 *recommended early application None - Courses in English  3.0
 Athens, Greece
Service Learning Opportunity
Fall only
 listed above
16 credits of Greek (or 8 cr. Greek + 9 cr. Classic Civalization)  3.0

Non-VU/Independent Program 

Click here to download procedures.

Application Deadline as listed above, 3.0 GPA Required.

Please meet with the Director of Study Abroad Programs to discuss your interest in a non-VU program.  Students must be approved through the Office of International Programs to participate in a non-VU program in order to earn academic credit towards a University degree.  No late applications accepted for non-VU programs.

 Summer Programs

China Summer Program -  Please contact Prof.Lin for more information: zhimin.lin@valpo.edu.

Valparaiso, Chile YMCA Summer Internship - Please contact Julie Maddox for more information: julie.maddox@valpo.edu.

 Spring Break Programs

 Costa Rica/Nicaragua Service Learning Trip - Please contact Prof. Amy Cory for more information: amy.cory@valpo.edu 

 Other Opportunities

 Engineers without Borders - Please contact Prof. Gingerich for more information: elizabeth.gingerich@valpo.edu
 Chicago Urban Semester - Please contact Prof. Mike Longan for more information: mike.longan@valpo.edu
 Washington D.C. Semester - Please contact Prof. Amy Atchison for more information: amy.atchison@valpo.edu
 Meteorology/Storm Chasing - Please contact the Department of Meterology at 219-464-5136
 Hawaii Volcano Field Study - Please contact Prof. Janke for more information: ronald.janke@valpo.edu