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Auggies: Get Started Here! Click on each section below to expand and learn more about each topic.

1. Attend an Information Session

• Stop by to attend a 20 minute info session that will give you an overview of how study abroad works at Augsburg: planning, finances, scholarships, academics and more. They are held daily in Oyate commons in the lower level of Christensen. See below for a full schedule. Feel free to bring any specific questions with you.
• Online information sessions - COMING SOON!

2. Research Programs

We recommend Auggies start with the Quick Program Finder, to learn about the types of programs available, including the recommended Augsburg programs: Study Centers, Exchanges, and Short-Term.

Other research methods:
• Use the advanced search tool to find programs by locations, program styles, academics, + more!
• Make an appointment with a study abroad/away advisor: email us at  

3. Discuss with Others

Talk with your faculty and staff advisors about how courses that are offered fit into your major and other requirements. Also consider talking with family members and mentors about your personal goals and finances,or other advisors you might work with (such as CLASS or TRiO advisors) about finding the program that best supports you. Contact us at with questions!

4. Apply by the deadline

Applying online is easy—just click “Apply Now” on the programs’ online brochure and follow the checklist provided. There is no obligation or cost to start an application, so you’ve got nothing to lose! The checklist will prompt you how and when to complete all the steps of the application by the deadline.

I want to go abroad... Application Deadline
Spring Semester 2019 October 1, 2018
Spring Break 2019 November 1, 2018
Summer 2019, short-term program January 31, 2019
Fall Semester 2019, Academic Year 2019/20, or affiliate summer program 2019 March 1, 2019

5. Go!

Check out the pre-departure requirements on our Accepted Students information page. You’ll need to get your passport, attend mandatory pre-departure orientation, and start packing! You’re off!

Augsburg CGEE Study Centers
Augsburg CGEE's Study Centers in Central America, Mexico, and Southern Africa offer a variety of courses, such as keystones and general education requirements, in a experiential style.
  >> Auggies on these programs receive an automatic $1,500 CGEE Travel Grant (Fall and Spring)!

Augsburg’s exchange universities around the world offer semester study at a university abroad. Courses available for most majors, and take your courses in English or other languages! 
  >> Auggies on these programs receive an automatic $1,000 CGEE Travel Grant (Fall and Spring)!

Short-term Programs
Take a course with an Augsburg professor that includes a 1-3 week travel component in Winter, Spring, and Summer! Programs change each year, are offered in various locations around the world, and often satisfy gen ed and major/minor requirements.

Global Affiliates
Looking for something else? Global Affiliate programs offer a wide range of experiences in locations, program types, course options, and majors that our own study centers and exchanges don't offer.
No need to sign up in advance! Location: Oyate Commons, in the lower level of Christensen Center, Suite 2.
Offices are closed on university holidays and schedule is subject to change.

Spring 2018 Schedule: 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:40 AM 2:15 PM 10:40 AM 3:45 PM 1:45 PM

Walk-in Hours:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:00am – 12 noon and 1:00pm-4:30pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 11:30-1:30pm and 2:00-4:30pm

WEC/AU/Grad Advising: by phone or evenings by appointment

Contact with any questions or to schedule a meeting.

Online Information Sessions coming soon!
This section is under construction. Check back soon!
For advising about these programs.... Make an appointment with...
all short-term programs or Augsburg's own Global Site programs Maren
all Global Affiliate semester/academic year programs, summer programs,
or if you are not sure which program to choose
all Exchange Programs and Augsburg's Study Center programs Margaret
general questions? Peer Advisors