Vienna University of Technology (www.tuwien.ac.at)
Williams Business College, Sydney, Australia (www.williams.edu.au)
How to Apply for Study Abroad Programs
University American College Skopje students who want to study abroad, must apply through the Office of International Programs. They are authorized to handle all such applications from UACS students. The process of communication and application begins at the host university.
Guidelines for completion of the application process:
1) Fill out the study abroad application form,
2) Schedule an appointment at the International Program Office to review your proposed study abroad program and go over the application procedures,
4) Schedule an appointment to meet with your academic advisor to review your progress towards your degree and your proposed study abroad program,
5) Fill out the Host university study abroad application with advisor,
6) Arrange to have an official transcript of your program course work sent to the Office of International Programs,
7) Obtain two letters of recommendation.
8) Upon acceptance you will be asked to fill out and sign three additional forms:
a) Acknowledgement of Risks and Responsibilities form (.doc)
b) A Financial Agreement Specific to the program for which you are applying if you are applying for a UACS short term program.
c) Signature form (.doc)
1. Academic advisor,
2. Financial standing (for outstanding payments to UACS)
Completed study abroad applications must be turned in to the Office of International Programs according to the Semester/Academic year.
Most universities have on their websites dates when students should submit their applications and the deadlines for the application. Universities in the USA generally ask students to complete their application 3-6 months in advance. Universities in the EU are similar with their application process and require 2-3 months in advance of the commencement of the semester.
Study Abroad Application guidelines at most host universities in the USA and EU:
o For the fall semester no later than June of the current year.
o For the spring semester no later than October of the current year,
o For the summer semester no later than March of the current year.
Prior to the arrival to the host university, UACS study abroad applicant shall be responsible for obtaining a visa and related travel documents necessary to pursue studies in a particular country, such as satisfying host country student visa requirements and other formalities for study abroad students. Both participating universities will provide all necessary student documentation for visa application if needed. However, neither UACS, nor the host University will be deemed responsible if the visa application is denied. In the event that UACS students are denied an entry to a host university, they will be required to return to their university of origin for program completion.
Study Abroad Approval Form
Student that complete the eligibility form and have been approved by the study abroad coordinator for the study abroad program may continue with the application process.
Documents needed for the study abroad approval will be available to all in the office for international programs. You may download all necessary documents from the website designated for this program at www.uacs.edu.mk.
Please consult with your international program coordinator, Ms. Viktoria Gombar for further details. firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Students who went to Study Abroad
Student: Marija Smilevska - Virginia International University (www.viu.edu)