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Application Process

Before you Apply

Application Process

  • When you have found a program you are interested in, login with your Kutztown credentials – login can be found in the top right corner.
  • Navigate to the program brochure and click the “Apply” button to start your study abroad application. You will also have to select the term you intend to study abroad.
  • This will bring you to the Online Application page. Click the “Get Started” button.
  • Complete all elements of the application, then click the "Submit" button. You must click the "Submit" button in order to finalize the submission of your application.
  • The Kutztown Study Abroad Office will review your application and issue you a decision on whether it has been approved or denied.

After KU Approval

  • Once your application to study abroad had been approved you will see a new screen with a set of pre-departure tasks to complete. These include things like:
    • Completing the Course Pre-Approval Form and submit it along with course descriptions
    • Meeting with Financial Aid
    • Purchasing Study Abroad Insurance
    • Reading about and uploading important documents about your program, emergency contacts, health & safety, and travel plans.
  • If you are applying to a third-party provider or exchange partner, you will also have to submit their program application. 
  • You will be required to attend a pre-departure orientation.
  • Go Abroad!
You can always contact the Study Abroad Office at with any questions about the application or pre-departure process. We will also be here to support you throughout your study abroad experience, so please reach out to us!

Please note: According to the Study Abroad Privacy Policy, our staff members are prohibited from communication with anyone but you about your plans to study abroad unless you gave us permission to speak with them in your KU Study Abroad application. This applies to all forms of communication, including emails, phone calls, or in-person inquiries.

Study Abroad Course Pre-Approval Form
Academic Advisor Letter (to accompany course approval form)