Application Process

Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney can participate in an international experience in almost any country. Programs range in length from several weeks to a full year. Regardless of the field you choose to study, a program is available for you! The Study Abroad Office is ready to help you choose a program that is right for you.

Steps to Take:

  1. Make and appointment with Ann Marie Park, Study Abroad Coordinator by e-mailing
  2. Select a program by talking with the study abroad coordinator and conducting research on the web
  3. Complete a UNK Application which is either available on-line (for select programs only) or in the Study Abroad Office (Welch Hall #104)
  4. Complete a host institution application form (when necessary)
  5. Submit all applications and associated material by individual program deadline
  6. Obtain a Passport
  7. Wait for acceptance Letter from UNK/the host institution
  8. When necessary, apply for Visa at the nearest host country consulate

UNK's Study Abroad Office CAN:

  • Advise you in selecting a program that suits your academic and personal needs
  • Provide applications and materials on UNK's study abroad options
  • Discuss differences in educational systems
  • Provide information on UNK policies and procedures
  • Help connect you with study abroad returnees international students from you chosen program

UNK's Study Abroad Office CANNOT:

  • Choose your study abroad program for you
  • Approve courses taken while abroad for use in your degree program (your academic advisor does this)
  • Register you for classes for the semester upon return
  • Forward your mail overseas
  • Make your travel or flight arrangements
  • Provide applications for your passport
  • Provide applications for visas
  • Remove the holds on your records
  • Negotiate a change of grade