If you are considering study abroad, your study abroad timeline has begun! The date that you are interested in being abroad determines when you should apply.

Below, you will find a general timeline of when applications/registration open and close geared towards helping you plan your study abroad process. Please note, this is an estimate and exact deadlines vary per program. Visit ieo.ucla.edu/deadlines for exact dates.

Timeline

Start

Begin your study abroad research 4 – 12 months prior to when you would like to be abroad. Make note of deadlines.

October - November

Applications and registration for all Summer, Fall, and Year terms open.

December - April

Applications and registration for all Summer, Fall, and Year terms close.

January

Applications for Winter and Spring term open.

May - September

All Winter and Spring term applications close.

Click the image below to download a printable When to Apply Study Abroad timeline.

When to Apply Timeline

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