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More than 50 countries!
Choose from over 200 schools in more than 50 countries through ISEP's worldwide network!
Term: Fall semester, spring semester, academic year
Type of Program: Full time university enrollment
Language of Instruction: English and/or host language; varies by host institution
Fields of Study: Unlimited! Options across the arts, humanities, business and STEM fields; varies by host institution
Prerequisites: Varies by host institution
Participants are enrolled in courses at an ISEP member institution and are fully immersed in the host university. This model facilitates intercultural competence and broadens academic understanding as students engage in a curriculum presented through perspectives different from their home country. Students can choose from two types of programs, ISEP Exchange and ISEP Direct. These programs are differentiated by their financial structures, chance of placement, and application deadlines.
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Use "More Filters" to select ISEP Exchange or ISEP Direct program options.
ISEP Exchange programs allow participants to swap spots with a student from another ISEP Exchange institution as an international student. ISEP Exchange follows the Hampshire Exchange structure, whereby students pay tuition and fees to Hampshire making the cost of study abroad comparable to a semester on campus. Applicants choose up to 10 universities and are placed at the best option depending on exchange space and academic needs. More information on the ISEP Exchange program can be found at ISEP Study Abroad Types, Fees & Deadlines.
Hampshire Exchange Fees and Financial Aid provides detailed information on the fee policy, withdrawal policy, and how financial aid may apply.
Tuition Fees: Hampshire tuition
Housing Fees: Hampshire board fees
Meals: Hampshire meal plan fees
Other expenses: ISEP application fee, ISEP placement fee, and ISEP health insurance fees; Students are also
responsible for the cost of passport and visa fees; international and local transportation including airfare; books and supplies; international health insurance; and personal expenses. A travel stipend may be awarded by the global education office to help offset the cost of travel.
ISEP Direct programs guarantee that applicants get to study at the university of their choice while offering students the ability to customize their study abroad experience to meet their needs. ISEP Direct follows the Hampshire Course-based Field Study structure, whereby students pay Hampshire a field study fee and are also responsible for paying ISEP Direct tuition and fees. Many ISEP Direct placements offer high-quality academic programs for a very reasonable price. More information on the ISEP Direct program can be found at ISEP Study Abroad Types, Fees, and Deadlines.
Hampshire Field Study Fees and Financial Aid provides detailed information on the fee policy and how financial aid may apply
Tuition Fees: Hampshire Field Study Fee + ISEP Direct program fee
Housing Fees: ISEP Direct program housing fee
Meals: ISEP Direct program meal expenses
Other expenses: ISEP application fee; Students are also responsible for the cost of passport and visa fees; international and local transportation including airfare; books and supplies; international health insurance; and personal expenses.
*ISEP locations subject to change
Housing is provided by the ISEP host institution either on campus (student residence halls or apartments) or in a local homestay. Housing and meal options vary by program.
ISEP programs are open to Division II Hampshire College students. Some placements are restricted to third-year undergraduate students. Review detailed information on eligibility requirements and policies in the Hampshire College Handbook under Exchange, Field Study, and Short-term Field Courses.
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