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Through a consortium consisting of Nebraska state universities and state colleges, Nebraska students will be able to study abroad for one semester at the Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.

The semester includes study with a faculty member from a Nebraska institution as well as study with faculty and experts from throughout Europe. The semester begins in early March and runs until early June. Students will register for a minimum of 12 hours of course study that are conducted from Monday through Thursday. The cost for the semester, which includes room, board, travel, tuition and excursions, is approximately $6000.

Applications for the program are due November 1 with selection made by November 5. For more information visit the Office of Study Abroad.


Deakin University, located in Melbourne, Australia, is a comprehensive university with 26,000 students on three separate campuses. Students interested in studying in Australia pay tuition and fees to UNK and room and board cost to Deakin University. For more information about Deakin University contact the Office of Study Abroad.


The University of Nebraska at Kearney is officially affiliated with Kansai University of Foreign Studies in Osaka, Japan. Kansai University is a very prestigious University devoted to the promotion of international education. As an affiliate, UNK sends one student per year at UNK rates to study in the Asian Studies Program. More information about this program is available from the Office of Study Abroad.


Based at Teikyo University Holland, the Maastricht Center offers two semester-length study-abroad programs plus a one-month summer program per year, focusing on a comparative, multidisciplinary approach to transatlantic relationships and developments. Staff and students from institutions in the Maastrict Consortium gather in a central location to form an interactive, international learning community. For more information visit the Office of Study Abroad.


The MAUI/Utrecht Consortium brings universities from the Midwest together with universities from the European ERASMUS program to facilitate student exchange for the purpose of developing internationally competent citizens who can participate in the development of our nations' foreign policy, provide international political, economic and social leadership, and who understand nations, cultures and people who have different histories, traditions and religions. Specific information about the European universities is available in the Office of Study Abroad.


Rostock University, located in Rostock in the new lands of Germany, is an historic university dating to 1419. Rostock University offers many unique opportunities to UNK students who speak intermediate German. For more information about Rostock University, visit the Office of Study Abroad.


Through a sister institution exchange, Sapporo University offers two UNK students a one-year scholarship that provides tuition, fees, board and room to study at Sapporo University, Sapporo, Japan. While at Sapporo University students will study the Japanese language and culture as well as choose courses from the Sapporo University offerings. For more information contact the Office of Study Abroad.


ISEP allows a student at UNK to enroll directly in a foreign university for a year of study and earn academic credit toward a degree at UNK. Through ISEP, a student may study at a member institution in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe or Latin America. ISEP has member institutions in more than 20 countries on six continents including sites in Bangladesh, Brazil, Finland, France, the Cote d'Ivoire, Malta, Mexico, The Netherlands, Togo and many, many others. As an ISEP participant a student enrolls as a regular student at a host institution, taking the same courses as regularly enrolled students at that institution. ISEP exchanges are small in scale; only a few students go to each participating institution abroad.

This means that an ISEP participant is immersed in the culture and exposed to new ideas and new world views.

The cost for this ISEP experience is the same as one academic year at UNK plus a $300 placement fee paid to ISEP and international health insurance. Through a simplified admissions policy, the UNK student pays room and board at UNK and receives equal benefits at the foreign institution. For more information about this exchange program, please contact the ISEP coordinator on campus, Ann Marie Harr, Study Abroad advisor.

16 May 2005