The following information will guide you in procedures for studying abroad. Find answers to general questions in our
FAQ. Remember to contact an advisor if you need help. You should never feel alone in this process.
1. Determine your eligibility. To be eligible to study abroad, you must:
2. Research programs
3. Obtain approval for study abroad. Submit your application for internal approval to study abroad through the Go Abroad application portal. You will need to submit the Internal Application Form, Supplemental Questionnaire, and a copy of your transcript and attend either a Study Abroad 101 session or a meeting with Maria Ferroni in order to be approved for your desired program.
4. Obtain approval to apply classes to your major. If you would like to apply the courses you are taking abroad toward your major/minor requirements, you must obtain approval from the faculty chair or director. A maximum of three courses can be applied toward your major and one course can be applied toward your minor requirement.
5. Submit your study abroad applications by the deadline.
6. Determine financial aid options and complete a consortium/contractual agreement
7. Register for study abroad
8. Before you depart
9. Keep in touch with your advisors while abroad
10. Register for your next semester’s courses at Lang while abroad
11. Sign up for Lang on-campus housing while abroad. If you have internet access abroad, you will be able to select your room/apartment as usual during the housing lottery. The Office of Student Housing will e-mail your New School account with instructions about a month prior to the lottery period.
12. Check in with the Study Abroad advisor when you come home. Every student who participates in an international program should meet with a
study abroad advisor upon returning. You can discuss your academic experience abroad, pending transfer credits, readjustment to Lang and the United States, and any other concerns. Many students return to the United States with a more global perspective and a thirst for international education, but some experience reverse culture shock. This might include
You don’t have to process your feelings alone. Support is always available from your advisors. For more resources on re-adjusting to life at home, visit our new website.
Study Abroad Office
64 West 11th Street