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The options and opportunities for independent study projects are virtually limitless. Students would go through the independent study process when they are receiving credit for a GVSU course and not receiving an official transcript from their host organization abroad. The Padnos International Center (PIC) has established a set of guidelines to follow in planning your independent study abroad experience.
Independent study abroad may include but not limited to the following:
- Service learning programs
- Independent study courses
- Research projects
- Internship and work abroad
- Volunteer abroad
- Student Teaching (COST Program)
- Practicum placements
PLEASE NOTE: If you are receiving credit from another university, apply for a External program.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6 weeks prior to program. Students must apply on OASIS:
- If there is not a host university involved with your independent study, list the title of your specific project or program
- If the provider you are using doesn’t not appear on the dropdown list, please contact Rebecca Morrissey at firstname.lastname@example.org