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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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
Yes, students need to fulfil certain requisites and conditions. Click to know more.
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.
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.
There are no academic tests required to attend a 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.
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.
The nomenclature of the type of visa of each country is different. A student generally gets a short-term visa.
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.
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.
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.