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Students planning to apply for study abroad should plan to attend a Study Abroad Information Session held in the fall or spring semester. Information Sessions review the general requirements for study abroad at UWF and the application process outlined below. 


Identify the Study Abroad Program that is Right for You

Students are encouraged to compare programs to find the program which will be the best fit for their academic and financial needs as well as cultural interests. Contact International Programs at 850-474-2479 or to schedule a study abroad advising meeting. 


Apply for Your Selected Program

Once a student has you have determined the program to which they you plan to apply, follow the application process for the type of program selected. 

Application Forms for programs in

  • Standard Application for Study Abroad is completed by all students. 
  • For Exchange and Transfer Credit Programs: The Participation Request Form is provided for download for students to take to their academic advisor for signature before submitting to Study Abroad Services n the UWF International Center, building 71.  
  • For students applying for programs other than exchange or transfer credit (this includes independent research, internships, directed studies, or other activities abroad for UWF credit), students will have an online Advisor Approval Form. After submission, the academic advisor receives an email from requesting review and approval of the course associated with the internship, research or directed study abroad. 
  • Application Forms Specific to a Program may be required. Programs operated by other institutions or providers, including internships and research abroad, require additional forms for 


Additional Application Steps for Some Programs

Students may be asked to interview or audition with the faculty leader for short-term programs. Other optional application items such as essays or recommendation letters requiring action outside online and paper application forms may be requested based on the program.