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Getting Started

Step 1: Begin to think about your study abroad interests (possible region, country, city, when you’d like to go abroad, what you'd like to study, etc.).

Step 2: Search for some ideas in this Portal!  This is not an exhaustive list.  Please contact OIE if you do not see the program on which you wish to participate.

Step 3: Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a study abroad advisor, or attend a Study Abroad Information Session

Step 4: If studying abroad for the fall and/or spring semester(s), understand the different Program Options.

Step 5: Apply directly to the foreign university or study abroad program provider once you've chosen a program(s).  

Step 6: Complete the Carnegie Mellon Study Abroad registration/approval process - by first attending a required Pre-Departure Orientation session.