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 the Office of Study Abroad by clicking the 'SCHEDULE AN ADVISING APPOINTMENT' button on the Study Abroad homepage (
    1. You will have the opportunity to select two links.
      • The first, is an interest survey to inform the Study Abroad Coordinator characteristics of the program you would like to discuss. 
      • The second link, displays information which must be contained in an email to the Office of Study Abroad ( regarding your availability to meet Monday-Friday / 8 - 5:00.

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