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Summer Program Deadlines                                                                                                                        Click here to access MyKIIS

January 20 Apply Early & Save $100 Submit online app, pay $250, and email transcript, faculty rec & passport info
February 1 Early Decision Notification KIIS will email your early acceptance notification
February 15 Regular Application Deadline Submit online app, pay $250, and email transcript, faculty rec & passport info
February 15 KIIS Scholarship Deadline Email your KIIS Scholarship application (optional). Notification April 1.
March 5 Regular acceptance notification KIIS will email your acceptance notification


A Complete KIIS Application Consists of the Following (due Jan. 20 for early acceptance, or by Feb. 15 regular deadline):

1. A completed online application (MyKIIS). During online app, you will be required to:

       Enter relevant biographical information
       Upload your essay on "why you would like to study abroad" (approx. 300 words). Word or PDF only.
       Select whether or not you will fly on KIIS group flight (your decision is final). Read important KIIS flight info details before deciding.
       Select your two desired courses (you can change courses at a later date)

2. Have a professor email or fax KIIS one faculty recommendation (click)

3. One transcript (from your current or most recent college or university). You may send it to KIIS in ONE of two ways:

       Email kiis@wku.edu your unofficial transcript (access it from your online university account. No XPS or webarchive files) OR
       Pick up your transcript at your Registrar (official transcripts issued to student are accepted) & scan/email it to KIIS yourself

       Graduate Students: KIIS requires your official undergraduate transcript (should arrive to KIIS by your chosen application date)
         (**ask the Registrar at your undergraduate institution to send an official electronic transcript to haley.mctaggart@wku.edu)

4. Copy of your passport photo page (email to kiis@wku.edu)

      OR email KIIS a copy of your completed passport application, a receipt showing you have purchased a passport, and one photo of
            yourself (basic head/shoulder shot)

     **Apply for new passport or passport renewal at least 2-3 months before KIIS departure. When your passport arrives, email KIIS a copy**
     **Note: If you already have a passport, it must be valid for at least 6 months after you return to the U.S.**

5. Pay your $250 application fee online, by phone, or by mail. See KIIS Payment Info for details.

      If you are not accepted into a KIIS program, KIIS will refund your $250 application fee
      If you withdraw your application (at any time for any reason), KIIS will not refund your $250 application fee

6. Contact your KIIS Campus Representative to complete any study abroad paperwork required by your home institution

                              To receive $100 discount, all the above items must arrive at the KIIS Office by January 20


Winter and Semester Programs

Early Application Deadline (Save $100):
Fall Semester programs: May 1
Winter programs: October 1
Spring Semester programs: October 1

Regular Application Deadline:
Fall Semester programs: May 15
Winter programs: October 15
Spring Semester programs: October 15

Acceptance Notification: approximately 2 weeks after regular application deadline above

Semester programs require two faculty recommendations (click for Spring / Fall)

Apply for KIIS Fall, Winter or Spring Semester Scholarship

Semester Programs Essay Language Requirements:
  Caen: French (or English if you will be enrolling in 100 or 200-level French courses in Caen)
  Regensburg: German
  Segovia: Spanish
  Merida: Spanish


Quick links: Academics, Courses, Deadlines, Flight Info, Money Matters, Scholarships, Financial Aid, Forms, Health, Once Admitted, FAQs

Questions: Contact KIIS at 270-745-4416 or kiis@wku.edu. Fax 270-745-4413.





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