Things to know
Program Information Limited Enrollment L.E. Surcharge Locations
If you hear the term Terra Dotta, that refers to this online portal for Study Abroad information and the application system
It is recommended that when applying to a program, that you keep a second option in mind. When writing your essay to support your application, please make sure to mention your second choice in the essay. But only apply to one program--your first choice.
The side menu bars have information at the main level in addition to the sub levels. For example, if you click on Getting Started, you will find text "As you start to consider..." AND menu bars titled To log in and Selecting a program. Don't miss out on the good information provided on the main pages of each section.
When you are accepted for placement you will be assessed a $30 acceptance fee. If you do not accept your placement or decide at a later time to not participate on study abroad, the fee will still be assessed. The fee will appear on your bursar bill in January after the decision date.
For courses that have previously been assigned Juniata Credit and FISHN Designations:
Please see the International Course Database located on its own tab under Academic Information.
Program Types:Exchange Programs: Juniata has a long history of vibrant direct exchanges with international institutions. Students on Juniata Exchange (EXC) programs apply first through Juniata's study abroad application process and then directly to the partner institution.
Third Party Programs: Another school or institution administers this program that will be held at another university. Examples are BCA Abroad, EPA (European Programs Abroad), and CIS Abroad. A student applies first through the Juniata study abroad application and then to BCA, EPA or CIS Abroad. An additional fee may apply and you may be required to pay a deposit.
Duration of the Program:
Semester--fall or spring, application deadline is first Monday in December
Year long--application deadline is first Monday in December
summer (SU)--Feb. 15 application deadline. May require registration in a Juniata course in both the spring and summer semesters.
Winter (WI)--October 1 application deadline. May require registration in a Juniata course in both the fall and spring semesters.
A student may apply for two sites that are designated limited enrollment within an academic year, but if placed at both sites the student will be required to pay a surcharge of $5,000 - $10,000 as determined by the Dean of International Education and based on budgetary impact. The student will be apprised of the surcharge at the time of notification for placement on study abroad.
Juniata students can study abroad on every continent (except Antarctica) in the following countries:
Africa: The Gambia, Rwanda
Asia: China, India, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Philippines
Europe: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom
North America: Canada, Mexico
Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
South America: Ecuador