Education Abroad: Applications and Deadlines
If you are participating in a Western Washington University Study Abroad, Exchange or Internship program, Faculty Led Program or Independent Study Abroad, you must complete the appropriate Western Washington University Student International Programs & Exchanges Application below.
It is important to read the instructions included in the application carefully prior to completing the application. Please print the application double-sided and submit to the IPE office, Milller Hall 208 by the deadline.
Study Abroad, Exchange, International Internship Students
Please note that TWO separate applications are required to participate in a study abroad, exchange or internship program. You must complete the application below and in addition, the specific application for your program, exchange or internship.
If you are applying to a WWU Direct Exchange, you must also download and complete the Direct Exchange Supplemental Application Material below.
- Study Abroad, Exchange, International Internship Application Packet
- Direct Exchange Supplemental Application Material (pdf)
Faculty Led Program Students
If you are participating in a WWU Faculty Led Program you must complete the WWU Faculty Led Program Application. This application is to be completed after you have been accepted into the program by following the procedures listed on the Extended Education Travel webpage.
Independent Study Abroad Students
If you are participating in a WWU faculty member approved Independent Study Abroad you must follow the Independent Study Abroad Guidelines and complete the WWU Independent Study Abroad Application.
If you would like to extend your study abroad or exchange program for an additional term, you must complete the IPE Extension Request Form and scan and email to your IPE advisor or directly to email@example.com.
If you have questions regarding the any of the above applications, please contact Krista Mantello at 360-650-7627 or Krista.Mantello@wwu.edu.
Below are deadlines for submitting the International Programs & Exchanges application. Two applications are required for a study abroad, exchange or internship program; the IPE application and the program specific application. Students must submit the IPE application to the IPE office by the appropriate deadline below or a late application fee of $50 may be assessed. If the deadline occurs on a weekend, applications will be accepted the following Monday.
Students must submit the program specific application directly to the program. Programs have their own applications and deadlines which may vary from the IPE deadlines.
Exceptions: Students applying to Direct Exchange and ISEP should submit both the IPE and the university or ISEP application to IPE.
STUDY ABROAD, INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIPS
Study Abroad, International Internships
- Fall - May 10
- Winter Quarter - October 15
- Spring Semester - October 15
- Spring Quarter - January 10
- Summer - April 1
Including but not limited to the following programs:
Academic Programs International (API), AHA International, Alliance for Global Education, American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), Arcadia University The College of Global Studies, CAPA International Education, CEA Global Education, Centro Fray Luis de Leon at the University of Salamanca, CET Academic Programs, CIMAS Ecuador, Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), EcoQuest New Zealand, Global Learning Semesters, GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, IFSA-Butler, Institute for International Education of Students (IES), Institute for Village Studies, Instituto San Joaquin de Flores, International Studies Abroad (ISA), Interstudy, Lexia International, NW Cadiz, ProWorld, School for Field Studies, Semester at Sea, SIT Study Abroad, Study Abroad Italy, The Education Abroad Network (TEAN), University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)
IE3 Global Internships
- Fall - April 15
- Winter - September 1
- Spring - November 15
- Summer - January 25
Educators Abroad WorldWide Teaching Internships
- Fall - July 1
- Winter - October 1
- Spring - February 1
- Summer - April 1
KCP International Language Institute
- Fall Quarter & Academic Year - July 10
- Winter Quarter - November 1
- Spring Quarter - January 15
- Summer Quarter - April 1
Tourism in Peru
- Fall Short Term - June 30
Direct Exchange Priority Deadlines
- Fall Quarter & Academic Year - March 1
- Winter/Spring Quarters - June 1
- Late applications considered on a case by case basis
International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
- Semester 1 or Academic year (programs beginning in July, August or September) - January 15
- Semester 2 (programs beginning in January, February or March) - August 15