While the University of Florida strives to provide programs to meet students’ needs and interest, students may find programs of greater interest or purpose. The International Center will work with the Office of the University Registrar to assure credits from these programs will be accepted at UF. These programs are separated into three main categories that are largely categorized as Non-UF Programs and are listed below.
- Affiliated Programs - The University of Florida has affiliations with selected program providers so credits approved by your academic advisor will transfer upon receipt of your transcript. Credits from these programs will always transfer back to UF, even though you will have to check with your advisor whether the credits will go toward your degree. Below is a list of our affiliated partners:
- American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
- Academic Programs International (API)
- Academic Studies Abroad (ASA)
- Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
- International Education of Students (IES)
- International Studies Abroad (ISA)
- Study Abroad Italy (SAI)
- The Education Abroad Network (TEAN)
- University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)
- Other U.S. Universities – Many U.S. universities and colleges have successful study abroad programs that meet the needs and interests of our students. These programs will be listed in our database with the name of the institution followed by the location or name of the program.
- Direct Enroll – Sometimes students choose to attend a university overseas with which UF does not have a tuition exchange agreement. The International Center will work with the Office of the University Registrar to ensure that you will be able to receive an accredited transcript from your semester overseas.
- Independent Program Providers – These organizations specialize in providing study abroad programs to students. In most cases, these organizations facilitate a direct enroll option for students to universities overseas and provide administrative support in coordinating tuition, accommodation, excursions, as well as providing on-site support once the program has started.
Students participating in Non-UF Programs will be required to coordinate payment of their program fees directly to the group with which they are working. In addition to those fees, the International Center will collect a service charge that will cover the cost of the services that our office provides to students. Effective fall, all students will be enrolled in health insurance.
If you cannot find your chosen Non-UF Program in our database, please contact your Study Abroad Advisor in the International Center in order to submit a Study Abroad Program Proposal Form. Your Study Abroad Advisor will add your program to our database and you will be able to start your application once you receive notification. Some Non-UF programs are currently in our database and active, but you will need to contact your Study Abroad Advisor in order to make sure that the correct dates and location are in our system.