Office of International Education
The Office of International Education has partnered with four universities to offer both semester and summer study abroad opportunities.
Learn more about each program below:
|Hochschule München University of Applied Sciences||Munich||Germany|
|Lincoln University||Lincoln Township||New Zealand|
|Inha University||Incheon||South Korea|
|Tunghai University||Taichung City||Taiwan|
Requirements and Process
ESF undergraduate student who:
has completed at least 30 credits towards their bachelor's degree; and
has achieved a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Important: your selected program may have a higher GPA requirement. If your GPA is less than a 3.0 please consult OIE to determine your eligibility.
is in good student conduct standing
Once you have selected your program, please fill out this online form to apply. You will need to sign in using your ESF credentials
There are three additional things that must be completed alongside your application:
Complete an Academic Plan form with your Academic Advisor and Curriculum Coordinator and upload it into the application.
Write a Study Statement reflecting on your reasons for applying to the program, and on cross-cultural engagement and understanding. The full prompt is in the application. You will need to upload your statement to the application.
You will also need to submit two academic references. At least one of these should be from a professor who has had you as a student in class, the second can be from your academic advisor or another faculty member you have worked with. Your references can fill out their recommendation using this online form.
If you are applying to the exchange program with the Munich University of Applied Science, you must also obtain the appropriate ESF faculty exchange coordinator's approval. Please contact Dr. Doelle of the Chemical Engineering department so that he may submit a nomination for you:
416 Walters Hall
Once OIE has approved your participation in the program, you will receive additional instructions on the supplemental materials to complete for your host institution as well as post acceptance paperwork for ESF.