How to Apply

Study Away programs are open to both undergraduate and graduate students at Temple University and other institutions. Applications will be reviewed once all materials have been submitted. We will email applicants our decision about admission.

Steps to Apply to Study Away

  • Chat with a Klein College peer advisor and research the programs you are interested in.
  • Consult with your academic advisor to identify potential semesters to study away.
  • Attend an Intro to Study Away Information Session or schedule an appointment with Study Away staff.
  • Begin preparing your application.
  • Apply to your program.
  • Apply for scholarships from Study Away, Klein College or national organizations.
  • Enroll in a program and review your course registration with your academic advisor.
  • Attend pre-departure orientation, and prepare to go!

Application Timelines

Spring

Application opens: July 15, 2016
Application closes: Oct. 1, 2016
Enrollment deadline: Oct. 30, 2016

Summer

Application opens: Dec. 1, 2016
Application closes: Feb. 15, 2017
Enrollment deadline: March 10, 2017

Fall

Application opens: Jan. 1, 2017
Application closes: March 1, 2017
Enrollment deadline: March 30, 2017

To be eligible to study away, you must

  • have a 3.0 cumulative GPA (preferred);
  • be enrolled as a full-time, matriculated student;
  • have completed at least two years of college level study;
  • be in good academic and disciplinary standing (students on academic or disciplinary probation or warning may not participate); and
  • plan to undertake a full-time program of study while away.

The Semester Programs Application requires

  • two academic references from college professors or teaching assistants;
  • an essay approximately one to two pages (500 words) long, describing how the program would contribute to your personal and academic development; 
  • unofficial transcripts from Temple and any previous institutions attended;
  • that non-Temple students submit official transcripts from their home institutions; and
  • a current résumé and personal statement (if you are planning on interning).

Application Forms

Semester application form
Study Away academic reference form

The Summer Programs Application requires 

  • one academic reference from a college professor or teaching assistant;
  • an essay approximately one to two pages pages (500 words) long, describing how the program would contribute to your personal and academic development;
  • unofficial transcripts from Temple and any previous institutions attended;
  • that non-Temple students submit official transcripts from their home institutions; and 
  • a current résumé (Global Internship program only).

Though language proficiency is not required, it is recommended and encouraged for the Global Internship programs in Barcelona, Hong Kong and Paris.

Application Forms

Summer application form
Study Away academic reference form