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WU Study Abroad Application Process & Phases

Once you have determined the program to which you would like to apply, click on the "Programs" link on the top of the page to find the program. Then, click on the "Apply Now" button near the top of the page. The application will prompt you to select the term for which you are applying.

Once you have started an application, you will go through the following application phases:

  • Pre-Decision
  • Post-Decision
  • While Abroad
  • Returnee

Pre-Decision Phase

During this phase, you will complete the materials noted on the application page. You must submit all materials and questionnaires by the stated application deadline to guarantee that your application will be considered.  Below is a list of typical documents that are included in the application process:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Faculty Recommendations (these will be requested and submitted online)
  • Study Abroad Consent & Release Form
  • Additional forms and questionnaires are required for specific programs.  The forms will be viewable as soon as the application is created.

Post-Decision Phase

All students with approved applications will be required to complete any post-decision questionnaires and material submissions before departing on the program.

While Abroad Phase

You can access the system during this phase to learn of important happenings at your study abroad site.

Returnee Phase

During this phase, you will be able to log in to evaluate the program.




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