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Outgoing Exchange

UPDATE: November 2, 2020
All Outgoing Exchanges for Spring 2021 have been suspended.

GE3 still accepting applications to limited locations, please contact to find out if your preferred location is accepting applications.

 Please note: Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 outbreaks future intensity and track, your exchange could be cancelled. DO NOT BUY any flight tickets until you have been cleared by the Office of Global Engagement to go on your program (even after acceptance to the host university). 

As of October 1,2020 the Department of State is offering normal processing times for passports (10-12 weeks) and expedited processing times (4-6 weeks)

  • This will be an experience like no other
  • Just pay Embry-Riddle (ERAU) tuition; includes all financial aid
  • Learn in English, or fully immerse in the language
  • Take courses that apply toward your degree or enjoy an internship
  • Grading for exchange: Pass/Not Pass
  • Programs for every major
  • Live another culture and make lifelong friendships


Fall      2020           last Friday in March 2020
Spring 2021           last Friday in October 2020

Getting Started

1. Research possible exchange programs that interest you, and then come talk to us. We are happy to meet students.
2. Some basic requirements:
  1. Must have at least sophomore standing (exceptions may be made in unique circumstances)
  2. Have at least a 2.5 cumulative grade-point average (CGPA)
3.  with appropriate Professors to obtain signatures for course equivalency/course substitution, to receive ERAU credit for courses taken abroad.
4. Fill out the application. 'Apply Now" button can be found on each program page. Applications handled on-line will include the following components:
  • Two recommendation letters
    • 1 from a professor and 1 from another professor or someone who you may have worked for before in a paid or volunteer capacity
  • Passport picture page copy
  • One-page double-spaced essay on why you want to go study abroad
  • Transcripts
  • Application fee 
 5.  VISAS - The Office of Global Engagement is not responsible for VISAs. The following is highly recommended:
  • ​Check with ERAU Immigration Student Services on what you need to do prior to leaving on your global exchange/internship
  • Contact the host university or company to see what you need to do when obtaining your visa to study or work at their location
  • Check with the embassy of the country that you are heading to in order to make sure your receive the correct visa. 
6.  Check out the Outgoing Exchange Student Guidebook   
7.  Enjoy what is sure to be an unforgettable life experience.