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Spring 2016 Study Abroad Fair
January 20th, 12:00pm-5:00pm, Tate Student Center Ground Floor
Find a Program
Explore Financial Aid
Attend an Info Session
Meet with an Advisor
Work or Volunteer Abroad
  • Freie Universitat Berlin
  • Exchange Program Deadline: 2/1/2016* (*some programs have earlier deadlines)
Student Forms and Docs
Request a Speaker
Learn more about Education Abroad!
Education Abroad 101
Please note students must attend an Education Abroad 101 session before scheduling an appointment with an adviser
Upcoming sessions:
Monday 1.11.16 @ 5:30pm, MLC 277
Tuesday 1.12.16 @ 12:30pm, MLC 348
Wednesday 1.13.16 @ 10:00am, Journalism 502

Education Abroad Workshops 
Re-entry Orientation

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 4pm-7pm, MLC 348
For students returning in Spring 2016 from education abroad programs - Please join the Office of International Education for a special workshop about adjusting back to UGA and American life, and share your tales from abroad with us! Many students return to the USA expecting to resume their normal lives prior to studying abroad, only to realize things are now very different. This "reverse culture shock" can manifest in various ways, making adjustment to life at home more of a struggle than one might expect. We'll have a panel of previously returned UGA stu dents answering your questions and discussing their experiences, as well as sharing opportunities for making the most of your international experiences post-study abroad, such as: joining the Education Abroad Ambassadors or the Peace Corps, volunteering at OIE events, marketing your study abroad experience for your future job search, and much more!

Options Abroad
UGA Exchanges
Tuesday 1.12.16 @ 5:30pm, MLC 253
Wednesday 1.13.16 @ 12:30pm, MLC 350

This Options Abroad session will focus on UGA Exchanges. Whether you're still investigating your study abroad options or you've already begun an application with a UGA Exchange partner, join us to learn more about credit transfer, housing, tuition, etc. The deadline to apply for a Fall 2016 exchange program is February 1st.
UGA Exchanges
Fall 2016 Exchange Program Application Deadline: February 1, 2016*
*Some applications may have earlier deadlines

         For students considering a UGA Exchange Program for Fall 2016, now is the perfect time to learn about and plan for an upcoming program!

Exchange placements are available for UGA partner institutions in Australia, Austria, Brazil, China & Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Germany, Korea, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, & the United Kingdom

Search for UGA Exchange Programs Here:

Costs & Financial Aid: Exchange Program Fee: (currently $5,811 for Spring 2016), which is equivalent to UGA in-state tuition/fees (payable to UGA); additional expenses include airfare, meals & accommodation expenses at host university, study abroad insurance, and other personal expenses. Hope, Zell Miller, and other Financial Aid may be used on all UGA exchange programs. Additional scholarships may be found here.

To Apply: The UGA Exchange Application is available via our new online UGA GoAbroad Portal here.
Contact OIE and/or the faculty director of each exchange program to schedule a mandatory advising appointment.

Academic Areas: While on exchange, students take regular university courses offered by the host institution; programs offer a variety of subjects suitable for a wide range of majors, minors, elective and core areas of study. In addition, many programs will offer language and culture study as part of the curriculum.

Don't know if an exchange is right for you? Start by attending an Education Abroad 101 session.

For more info & to Schedule an Exchange Advising Appointment: Please call OIE's front desk to schedule an exchange advising appointment by calling 706-542-2900 or email
The Logo and Seal of the Freie Universität Berlin
FUBis is an intensive, academic program through which students can earn credits that may be counted towards their degrees at their home institutions. FUBis sessions run for 3 to 6 weeks and take place both in summer and winter.
Visit their website for more information.
Internships and Volunteer Opportunities
The US-UK Fulbright Commission in London is now seeking applicants for our internship programme for summer 2016!
This opportunity is a great fit for:
1) Study abroad students seeking to gain work experience alongside their studies in the UK (student must be on a Tier 4 Student Visa)
2) Recent graduates eligible to travel on the BUNAC Intern in Britain programme (Tier 5 visa, up to 6 months). Click here for more information.

Applicants come from a variety of fields. The largest number of applicants have backgrounds in international relations, marketing, communications, political science, international/higher education, student affairs, education, or non-profit management.

To apply, students should email a CB and cover letter to with the subject line "Awards Internship", "Alumni Internship", or "Advising Internship."
The Atlantis Project's 2016 internship applications are now open! US Pre-Med and Pre-Health students can choose dates during winter break (Dec.-Jan.), spring break (March), or summer (May-Sept.) Visit Atlantis Project's New Website for more information and to apply.
2016 InterCambio Cultural Scholarship
Priority given to applications received prior to January 1st, 2016
Since 2009, InterCambio Cultural (ICC) has supported more than 500 students from around the world. ICC is a non-profit cultural organization located in downtown Cordoba, Argentina. It was founded in 2005 to promote intercultural learning experiences and bring global cultures together where participants develop new skills and gain a broader global perspective. 
Complete and submit applications here.
Email with any questions
Available scholarships include:
  • Argentine Culture (Scholarship covers 100% of tuition, fees, and accommodation)
  • Spanish Language and Culture (Scholarship covers 30% of tuition and 100% of accommodation and board)
  • Internships or volunteer experiences (Scholarship covers 50% of tuition and fees)
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Freeman Asia Grant 
Spring Deadline: February 15th, 2016
Intern in Southeast Asia!
Grants of up to $5,000 for internships in Southeast Asia. Currently enrolled UGA undergraduate or graduate students are eligible. Internships MUST last for a minimum of 4 weeks and MUST earn academic credit. Preference is given to students traveling to Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam, but scholarships may be considered for students interning in other countries within Asia, as well. You MUST be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Each student may only submit one application.
Asia-Georgia Internship Connection Application Form

Aberystwyth Scholarship Competition
Interested in studying in the UK?
More information can be found here.
or on our twitter: @AU_StudyAbroad


ThinkSwiss Scholarship Program
Deadline: January 31, 2016
The ThinkSwiss Scholarship program managed by the Office of Science, Technology, and Higher Education of the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, D.C. is ready to go into its next round! The program is designed for students enrolled at U.S. and Canadian universities and provides them with a scholarship so that they can go to Switzerland to undertake a research internship at a Swiss university or institution with a respective host professor for 2-3 months.

Visit the Swiss Embassy Website for more information
Additionally, please visit our website for a list of Non-UGA Programs provided by outside organizations.

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