Wang Center Study Away Programs

Chinese bridgeSemester Study Away
PLU students earn academic credit and use Financial Aid & Scholarships to study away for a semester or a full year.

Students standing in front of lights on buildingShort Term Study Away
PLU students study all over the world for 3 – 6 weeks. Academic content, location and duration vary.

The Student Experience


Consider these questions:

  • What are your motivations for studying away?
  • What are your academic goals?
  • When do you want to study away?
  • Where do you want to study away?
  • What do you want to achieve?


Narrow down your options. Determine which programs will best meet your academic and personal goals.

  • Meet with a Study Away Advisor - Request an appointment
  • Review course offerings by program
  • Discuss your plans with your primary academic advisor
  • Complete your FAFSA and meet with your financial aid advisor
  • Research your destination


All application materials must be submitted to the Wang Center for approval. Check with your study away advisor for application requirements and materials.

  • The application for  2015-2016 Semester Programs is now available on our Documents page. Deadline: March 13, 2015
  • The J-Term 2016 application will be made available online soon. Deadline: April 20, 2015