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Steps to Study Abroad
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WORLD is here to assist you through every part of your study abroad experience.


Some step-by-step bullets to help you along:

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  • Come to a WORLD Study Abroad Information Session.

  • Do a self-evaluation:

    • where,

    • why,

    • when,

    • and how long do you want to study abroad?

  • Choose your desired language(s) of instruction.

  • Schedule a session with your WORLD Study Abroad Coordinator.

  • Contact your Academic Advisor to discuss credit transfer, how study abroad will fit into your program, etc.

  • Speak with Stetson students who have studied abroad, and review our on-line blogs and student journals.

  • Explore ways to finance your program both with WORLD as well as the office of Financial Aid. We also have a budget planning worksheet on our website to assist you in planning your finances.

  • Complete your study abroad application through our on-line system.

  • Get your passport NOW!

  • Start researching the visa process NOW!

  • Go to the pre-departure orientation sessions.

  • Make your travel plans.

  • Make an appointment with your doctor.

  • Get ready to have a life-changing experience!

  • WORLD offers a returning workshop after you return. This will give you a chance to reflect on your cultural experience and how you have grown as a result of your time spent abroad, as well as provide concrete ways to continue to bring this experience into you academic and personal world.