Eligibility requirements vary by program. Browse the list below for the most common eligibility criteria: semesters of college, minimum GPA, and language study. See individual program pages for the full list of program-specific eligibility requirements, which can include the student's major as well as course pre-requisites. See our Academic Policies for additional eligibility criteria, including: academic progress, lower age limit, and disciplinary status.
Semesters of college: Students must be in enrolled in at least this number of full-time semesters of college at the time of application. Visit our academic policies for more details.
Minimum GPA: Minimum cumulative GPA at IU at the time of application. Some programs allow flexibility in evaluating a student's GPA eligibility, indicated by "approximate." See our GPA Requirements page for details. If you have any concerns about meeting or maintaining a program's GPA requirement, please meet with one of our study abroad advisors.
Language Study: Students can meet the language requirements for a program by either completing the required coursework at IU or by testing into the appropriate language level. Students with advanced language skills may not be eligible for programs designed for students with low or no foreign language skills. See individual programs for details and contact our office with any questions.