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Application Instructions


COVID-19 Message from UC Merced Study Abroad

Please know that we are here to help you dream and plan to go abroad whenever you are ready and programs can reopen. (More info)

Application Instructions

UC Merced students applying to study abroad will need to apply through the UC Merced's MyStudyAbroad portal. If you have not already created an application within the MyStudyAbroad portal you will need to follow these steps in order to get started:

  1. Search for a program in MyStudyAbroad portal.
  2. Click the "Apply Now" button on the program page and start your application.

Please hand-deliver or mail your application to Office of International Affairs (Kolligian Library 101).

If you have any difficulty, please consult these detailed, step-by-step instructions.

Explore Your Opportunities

If you aren't ready to start an application, ask yourself some questions and explore your study abroad options.