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A Division of the International Studies Office


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for study abroad you must:

  • be a matriculated, degree seeking UVA student
  • have completed at least one semester at UVA (one year is recommended)
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.500 (some programs may require higher GPA for admission)
  • be in good academic standing (no academic warning)
  • be in good disciplinary standing
  • be enrolled as a full-time student
  • have completed the on-line Education Abroad Workshop

Before departure, you must:

  • Complete the UVA Education Abroad online application and all required paperwork by the assigned deadline
  • Secure pre-approval for credit transfer
  • Participate in a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation or complete required online modules (varies by program)

Travel Restrictions

UVA policy prohibits undergraduate study abroad in certain countries or regions.

For a list of Alerts, Notices and Warnings, please consult

For further information, please review the University Policy on Student International Travel.