Students Who Studied Across Partnering Universities Abroad Under Semester Exchange Programme

SEMESTER EXCHANGE/ABROAD PROGRAMME

An Introduction

Spend One full semester abroad and make your academic journey truly international with the path breaking semester abroad programmes offered at LPU. Aspiring students can travel abroad to study a full semester at our partner universities around the world and finish their degree at LPU.

Semester abroad is the most effective way of changing your view of the world and changing the view of the world about you!!! Right from adapting to live in a foreign country, in a different culture setting to staying with foreigners, a semester abroad is like ‘international education in 5 months’.

The full immersion experience of living in a different country gives you the opportunity to learn another country’s language at social, academic and professional levels which will be a huge asset when working in today’s workplace. This experience will teach you a whole lot of life skills, soft skills and give you an expertise in cross-country and interpersonal communications. This fact alone will make your profile stand out in your future job hunt. A semester abroad experience offered by LPU will showcase to employers that you are able to adapt to new complex environment and are not afraid of change.

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Benefits of Semester Exchange/ Abroad Programme

Study abroad
Students get to study abroad for a full term with a University Abroad
Immense savings
Gets to experience international study without paying the tuition fee of the partner university which can be thousands of dollars
New Experience
Study abroad program is the best opportunity to see the world and learn about different culture and environment
Become worldly wise
Acquire native language skills , soft skills and power skills that can be learnt only through practical immersion.
Better Employment
A student who has stepped out of his comfort zone and gone abroad always catches the eyes of the prospective employer and holds a competive advantage over his/her peers.

Eligibility and Other Requirements

6.5 above CGPA
No backlog
No reappearances
A valid Passport with more than six months of expiry
An offer letter from Partner foreign University
English Proficiency test (if Required)
Sufficient funds to manage visa, airfare and living expenses

Programmes offered under International Opportunity Program

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Find your course in different countries

Austria
Canada
Czech Republic
France
Latvia
Lithuania
Romania
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
United States of America
Poland
Bulgaria
Canada
France
Lithuania
South Korea
Spain
United States of America
Australia
France
Israel
Lithuania
Czech Republic
France
Latvia
Lithuania
Australia
France
USA
USA
Australia
South Korea
Malaysia
Bulgaria
Lithuania
USA
Canada
South Korea
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
USA
Canada
France
Lithuania
Sweden
Czech Republic
Spain
Poland
Bulgaria
USA
USA
Czech Republic
Poland
France
France
France
Lithuania
Lithuania
Lithuania
Lithuania
Lithuania
Canada
Poland

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the academic eligibility requirements?

Under Semester Abroad program the tuition fee of the overseas host university is waived hence LPU allows meritorious students with good academic standing to opt for semester abroad as an option. Student must at least spend one academic year at the home university to be eligible to attend semester abroad

Are there any other Requisites and Conditions that need to be fulfilled?

Yes, students need to fulfil certain requisites and conditions. Click to know more.

Is English Proficiency test required?

Generally English proficiency test is not required for semester abroad but some countries and universities make it mandatory. The score required is 6.5 bands not less than 6 in each module in IELTS.

Are there any charges involved in the semester abroad?

The student has to pay for the visa application charges, travel expenses, the living expenses while studying at overseas host university and the nominal expenses (if any) as suggested by the overseas host university.

Are there any academic tests required to attend a semester abroad?

There are no academic tests required to attend a semester abroad.

How do I get selected for Semester Abroad?

The student with meritorious and good academic standing has to go through a stringent selection process at Home University. The Home University nominates the selected candidates. Acceptance of the nominated candidates is at sole discretion of the overseas host university.

Would University be applying the visa on my behalf?

The University would not be applying visa on behalf of the applicant. The Division of International Affairs at LPU would only help in procuring documents required from the University side to apply for visa. The visa can be applied online by the applicant or through the third party appointed and authorized by the applicant.

What kind of visa I would I get?

The nomenclature of the type of visa of each country is different. A student generally gets a short-term visa.

Can I apply for education Loan?

The student is not eligible for an education loan because this is a short study abroad program. The education loan is applicable for full time study at the educational institute. The applicant is going for short duration only you can apply for visa once I receive the unconditional offer letter and I have all the necessary documentation in place as required by the visa issuing authority of the country you are applying to.

Can I do a part time job while studying at Foreign University?

It would be solely dependent on the type of visa granted to the student. Generally, students are not allowed to work part time on short duration of visa.

Is visa guaranteed?

Visa is not guaranteed because the visa is to be provided by the Embassy of the particular country the applicant is applying to. It would all depend on the documents which are being presented by the applicant at the time of visa application and the profile of the student.

Contact Information

In case of any query, please contact at;

Division of International Affairs
Lovely Professional University,
Jalandhar-Phagwara GT Road,
Phagwara, Punjab
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