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Steps for Studying Abroad

  1. 1. Define your goals for your study abroad experience (e.g. internship, learn a different language, research, etc.) 

  1. 2. Browse our website for the different types of programs we offer. We provide the resources necessary for you to go on a faculty-led, international exchange, affiliated program, hybrid (Interdisciplinary) and non-affiliated programs.  

  1. 3. Schedule a general information session. (Required) 

  1. 4. Create a TXST Study Abroad online application profile.

  1. 5. Start applying for scholarships like the Texas State IEFS.  

  • You can start applying for Financial Assistance before you are accepted. 

  1. 6. Call or email your academic advising center to let them know that you’re at the academic advising stage of your study abroad application. 

  • Click on this link to find your Advising Center by Major.  

  • While discussing Study Abroad with your Academic Advisor visit your degree plan and your class options for studying abroad. (Required)  

  1. 7. Schedule an appointment with an Study Abroad Advisor here. (Required for Affiliated and International Exchange Programs only) 

  1. 8. Prior to your appointment complete all of the pre-acceptance steps in your online application.  

  1. 9. You will be notified by the Study Abroad Office of your acceptance 

  1. 10. Return to your online application and complete all of the post-acceptance steps.  

  1. 11. Attend mandatory orientations and review the pre departure information here 

  1. 12. GO ABROAD!