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Application Process

It’s important to understand your responsibilities as an education abroad participant.  Read through the Statement of Responsibility that is required during the application process.  Also make sure you understand the application timeline and process, as well as what policies are in place should you need with withdraw from your program.

Itsukushima shrine in JapanKnow Your Responsibilities

Similar to the guidelines and expectations in place for your time spent on campus in East Lansing, the Office for Education has outlined responsibilities for you as an education abroad participant.

Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, ItalyDeadlines and Acceptance

Education abroad programs run year-round at MSU. It is important to know when to apply for your program and what to expect from the acceptance process.

Rotorua Museum in New ZealandRefund and Charge Policies

Things happen. You might have to withdraw from your education abroad program for academic, personal, financial, or health reasons. It's also possible a program has to be suspended for safety or security reasons. Learn more about the financial implications and Office for Education Abroad refund policies.