• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University of Nebraska - Kearney

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2017/18 (not students):

    N/A

    General University Website:

    http://www.unk.edu

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    http://www.unk.edu/international/

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Ann Marie Park, Study Abroad & Exchange Coordinator
    2504 19th Avenue
    (308)865-8944 - phone
    (308)865-8947 - fax
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    https://admit.nebraska.edu/applyUNK/login.action 

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Yes, admission is processed through two different offices on campus.

    Other important notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/01/14

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    add info here

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    Yes, (http://www.unk.edu/academics/gradstudies/Graduate_Studies___Research)

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    N/A

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    Yes, English proficiency TOEFL 550 graduate catalog.

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    N/A

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    name, title, full address, phone, fax, email:

    None

    Websites for course offerings

    http://aaunk.unk.edu/catalogs/current/index/prog.asp

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    12-15 credits available through the exchange

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    N/A

    Language Requirements

    UG: TOEFL score of 500 PBT, iBT score of 61
    IELTS 5.5 and StepEiken (Japan) Grade 2A

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    If English is a non-native language, the above requirements must be satisfied upon application

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    English Language Institute fees are extra

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Office of Academic Advising counsels prior to course registration

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/01/14

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    Fall: 2nd Friday in May prior to semester of intended study
    Spring: 2nd Friday in October prior to semester of intended study

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Fall: August 24 - December 17, 2015
    Spring: January 11 - May 5, 2016

    Examination period(s)

    Fall: December 14 - 17, 2015
    Spring: May 2 - 4, 2016

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

    No

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Fall: Third week August 
    Spring: First week of January

    Course registration deadline

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/registrar/academic_policies_handbook/Change_of_Schedule_Drop_Add.php

    Last updated

    12/01/14

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below)

    Housing

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/reslife/room_and_board­_rates.php

    Meals

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/reslife/room_and_board­_rates.php

    Books

    $500

    Local Transportation

    Taxi Cabs - $5 per ride (approximate)

    Health Insurance

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/counseling_healthcare/health-care/insurance-information%20.php

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    N/A

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/01/14

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes

    Housing options

    On-campus

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    http://www.unk.edu/reslife/
    Ms. Sandra Heiden (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    The on-line housing application is separate from the regular application. Rolling deadline

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    http://www.unk.edu/offices/counseling_healthcare/

    Are internships available?

    No

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Yes, limited on campus

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/01/14

  • General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University of Missouri – Kansas City

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2017/18 (not students):

    4 Semesters or 2 academic year students

    General University Website:

    www.umkc.edu

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    www.umkc.edu/international

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Kate Wozniak
    Assistant Director for Study Abroad
    University of Missouri – Kansas City
    International Academic Programs (IAP)
    Student Success Center #120 | 5000 Holmes Road
    Kansas City, MO 64110
    P: +816-235-5790
    E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Online (only) application available at: www.umkc.edu/international (click on Incoming Exchange Students).

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Proof that you have already received your undergraduate diploma is required in order to apply to master’s/graduate level

    Other important notes

    We can no longer accept graduate level (Masters or PhD) psychology students

    Last updated

    03/03/2017

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    Accounting, American Studies, anthropology, art, art history, biology, Black studies, business, chemistry, classical and ancient studies, communication studies, entrepreneurship, mass communication/journalism, communication studies, telecommunications, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, information technology, criminal justice and criminology, dance, environmental sciences, economics, education, engineering, English language and literature, environmental studies, French, geography, geology, geosciences, German, history, liberal arts, journalism and creative writing, liberal studies, mathematics and statistics, music, music therapy, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religious studies, social work, sociology, Spanish, studio art, theater, urban affairs, urban planning and design, women's and gender studies

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    Yes (please inquire to be sure)

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    Inquire to make certain: Accounting, American Studies, anthropology, art, art history, biology, Black studies, business, chemistry, classical and ancient studies, communication studies, entrepreneurship, speech communication, Telecommunications, computer science, software architecture, networking, criminal justice and criminology, dance, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, English language and literature, environmental studies, geosciences, French, geography, geology, geosciences, German, history, humanities, information technology, journalism and creative writing, liberal studies, mathematics and statistics, music, music therapy, philosophy, physical education, physics, political science, religious studies, social work, sociology, Spanish, studio art, theater, urban affairs, urban planning and design, women's and gender studies

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    No

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    No

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    Medicine, pharmacy, nursing, law, dentistry, architecture

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Medicine, pharmacy, nursing, law, dentistry, architecture and graduate psychology

    Websites for course offerings

    https://umkc.umsystem.edu/psp/prd/?cmd=login&languageCd=ENG& (click on Schedule of Classes under Important Info)

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Maximum allowed (this is also the minimum required): 
    12 credits, undergraduate
    9 credits, graduate

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    No.

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    Upon arrival

    Language Requirements

    English, see requirements below

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    In most cases, TOEFL test score required: result (minimum score of 500 (61 IBT) for undergraduates, 550 (79 IBT) for graduate; the IELTS may also be accepted (5.5 undergraduate; 6.0 Grad). Upon arrival at UMKC, you may take an English proficiency test at UMKC's Applied Language Institute (ALI) which may require you to take an English class. Please inquire for further details. Anyone below a 600/100 TOEFL, or a 6.0 IELTS will still test at the ALI to determine readiness

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    Intensive English courses available during semester as required. There is no extra charge but it would count toward your credit maximum

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Students will meet with academic advisor to help plan courses upon arrival

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    03/03/2017

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    Fall 2017: March 15, 2017
    Spring 2018: October 1, 2015

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    UMKC ACADEMIC CALENDAR

    Fall 2017: New students must arrive in KC on 14 Aug or before (also the first day you can move into apartments)
    Coursework begins: 21 Aug 2017
    Fall Thanksgiving Break (no class): 18-25 Nov
    Last day of final exams, end of day 15 Dec 2017
    If Fall only, apartment move out: 16 Dec by Noon

    Spring 2018: New students must arrive in KC on 8 Jan or before (also the first day you can move into apartments)
    Coursework begins 16 Jan 2018
    Spring Break (no class): 24-31 March
    Last day of final exams, end of day 11 May 2018
    If Academic Year or Spring only, apartment move out: 12 May by Noon

    Examination period(s)

    Fall 2017: 11-15 Dec 
    Spring 2018: 7-11 May

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

    No break

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Orientation is mandatory for all new international students. The cost is included in the $80 per semester international student fee charged by the international admissions department

    Fall:
    Tues, 15 Aug 2017. Students must arrive in KC on 14 Aug which is also the first day you can move into OPA
    Spring: Tues, 9 Jan 2018. Students must arrive in KC on 8 Jan which is the first day you can move into OPA

    Course registration deadline

    Upon arrival

    Last updated

    03/03/2017

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below)

    Housing

    Not charged by month but by semester only: Approximately $4,200 per semester, on campus Oak Place Apartments with no meal plan (price will depend on exact option chosen)

    Meals

    $400-600 (depending on lifestyle and how often you eat in restaurants)

    Books

    About $600 per semester (it’s not a monthly charge since books must be purchased at beginning of semester – in U.S., textbooks are not available in library)

    Local Transportation

    Kansas City Metro bus pass is free with UMKC student ID (about $25 per month other for taxis/Uber)

    Health Insurance

    Mandatory: Approximately $700 per semester "note that these are not exact amounts, only estimates of what we expect rates will be in 2017-18

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    $80 per semester International Student Affairs Office (ISAO) international student fee
    $50 processing fee for International Academic Programs (IAP) online exchange application

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Not at this time

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    03/03/2017

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes, (only guaranteed option is the furnished Oak Place Apartments 4-bedroom)
    Please note: Off-campus housing difficult to find and we are unable to provide assistance

    Housing options

    Upload the housing form + contract through our online application system at time of exchange student application

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    http://www.umkc.edu/housing/ (please don't apply directly). The IAP office will reserve your space once you submit the signed housing forms with your online application

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    Students apply for housing and submit it online with other application materials by application deadline (IAP will reserve your space)

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    Campus health clinic. Swinney Recreation Center (includes gym equipment, track and Olympic sized swimming pool) - free to enrolled students with UMKC ID

    Are internships available?

    Yes, but only possible after completion of one full academic semester at UMKC -- arranged on individual basis

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Yes (on campus jobs only - up to 20 hour per week)

    Additional Notes

    Students should arrive in Kansas City on the OPA move in dates, on or before 14 August for Fall (8 January for Spring). You may request an Uber (from app on your phone) upon arrival, or book another ground transport service. Either will drop you at Oak Place Apartments at 5050 Oak Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

    Students will have access to campus recreation center, computer labs, libraries, etc. once they receive their UMKC student ID card

    Last Updated

    03/03/2017

  • General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University of Missouri—St. Louis

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2017/18 (not students):

    2

    General University Website:

    http://www.umsl.edu/

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    http://www.umsl.edu/services/abroad/exchange.html

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Matt Lockaby
    International Exchange Coordinator
    366 SSB
    1 University Boulevard
    St. Louis, MO 63121, USA
    p. +1.314.516.7195
    f.  +1.314.516.6757
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (student assistant email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Please apply at this website. More information on the application process can also be found here

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Graduate admission is at the discretion of the graduate department and applications are reviewed by the departments for admission.

    Other important notes

    Last updated

    4 JAN 2017

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    accounting; area studies; anthropology; art & art history; astronomy; biochemistry; biology; biotechnology; black studies; business administration; languages; communication; education; economics; English; graphic design; history; interdisciplinary studies; international business; international relations; music; legal studies; philosophy; physics; political science; psychology; public administration; public law; social work; sociology; tropical ecology; urban studies; women's and gender studies; writing

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    Yes

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    Some graduate programs are open to graduate level exchange students while other departments may only have limited course selection available to exchange students. Exchange partner coordinators should inquire before nominating any graduate level student. Additional materials are required, and graduate applicants should apply as early as possible. Admission to the graduate program is at the discretion of the graduate department.

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    No

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    N/A

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Optometry, Engineering, Nursing
    Graduate applicants are typically denied enrollment to any practicum, internship, or field work courses within a department.

    Websites for course offerings

    Complete list and brief descriptions: http://bulletin.umsl.edu/ (Please note, not all Bulletin listed courses are available each semester.) 
    Upcoming semester offerings: https://apps.umsl.edu/webapps/courseschedules/ (Available in March/April for Fall courses and Mid-October/November for Spring Courses)

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    International students must maintain full-time status at UMSL
    Minimum 12 hours and maximum 15 hours for undergraduates
    Minimum 9 hours and maximum 12 hours for graduates
    Students may enroll in additional credit hours over the above maximum; however, they will be responsible for paying tuition and fees associated with the additional hours.

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    Both 

    Language Requirements

    Undergraduate: 
    TOEFL minimum iBT score:           61 (PBT: 500, CB: 173)
    IELTS minimum score:                    5.5
    ITP score is acceptable for an undergraduate student
    Graduate
    TOEFL minimum iBT score:           79 (PBT: 550)
    IELTS minimum score:                    6.0
    ITP score is not acceptable for an graduate student

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    Exchange students who are not native speakers of English will be given a placement test upon arrival and may be recommended to take EAP courses during the semester, depending on the results of their English placement exam.

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    None. EAP (formerly ESL) courses are offered during the semester. The EAP classes are classes included under the exchange if the student decides to take them instead of other content courses.

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Students will be given contact information for an academic advisor who will enroll students in their selected courses. Students should work with their home university to determine the course selection.

    Additional Notes

    Last updated

    4 JAN 2017

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    For Fall or Academic Year: 15 April
    For Spring: 1 October
    Graduate applicants should submit materials as early as possible.

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Fall Semester: 21 August 2017 - 16 December 2017

    Spring Semester: 16 January 2018 - 12 May 2018

    Examination period(s)

    Exams held during the last week of class of each term.

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

    No, there is no break between the semester and exams

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    A one-week mandatory orientation session is held before classes begin in the Fall and Spring semesters. There is no charge.

    Course registration deadline

    Registration begins approximately one-two months prior to the start of the semester. Students may add/drop courses within the first week only, otherwise, they may be penalized and must pay fees associated with that drop.

    Last updated

    4 JAN 2017

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below) Students must show at least $6,000 semester in funding

    Housing

    $600

    Meals

    $300

    Books

    $400 per semester

    Local Transportation

    Free - students receive a local bus and metro pass

    Health Insurance

    International students using an F or J visa will automatically be enrolled in UMSL's student health insurance plan. More information is available here: http://www.umsl.edu/services/intelstu/admittedstudents/immunization.html. Please note, costs can be expected to rise by approximately 5-10% per year.

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    $200 for personal expenses

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes, students must be eligible and apply for a waiver. Waivers are not guaranteed.

    Additional Notes

    Last Updated

    4 JAN 2017

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Housing assistance is available, but housing is not guaranteed. Students apply through the website below.

    Housing options

    A residence hall (dormitory) option is most convenient because it is fully-furnished and comes with a required on-campus meal plan.  Res Life is campus owned and operated housing and University Meadows is campus affiliated housing (independently operated).

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    University Residence Halls and Apartments: http://www.umsl.edu/services/reslife/ 
    Campus Affiliated Apartments (University Meadows): www.campushousing.com/umsl

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    Once students are admitted, they may apply for housing. Housing may be limited so apply as early as possible. Assignments are made on a first-come basis.

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    Health Services, an ambulatory care clinic, is under the direction of a nurse practitioner with a doctoral degree. Care is provided by nurse practitioners and a registered nurse. Referrals to other medical facilities are provided when deemed necessary.

    Are internships available?

    Yes, it is possible for students to find their own internships. Internships must be unpaid and done for academic credit. It's the student's responsibility to arrange any and all internship activities.

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Yes, students are allowed to work on campus up to 20 hours each week. Jobs are limited in number, however, and the application process is competitive.

    Additional Notes

    Last Updated

    4 JAN 2017