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IAP expects you to be an active participant in preparing yourself for your study abroad experience. As a participant on an IAP program, you will receive a pre-departure orientation, either in-person or online. The type and format of this orientation will vary by program and will be provided to you upon acceptance to the program.
A student visa is required. U.S. citizens must have a U.S. passport valid for at least six months beyond the end of the program. CIEE will provide you with visa information.
Getting to Your Program
You are responsible for arranging round-trip transportation to the program site.
You will be enrolled in the UW System required health insurance through Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) and the cost of the insurance coverage is included in program fees. The iNext card for evacuation purposes is also included in CIEE fees.
Offered through the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE), the CIEE Community Public Health program is an approved UW affiliate program. On this program, you will have the opportunity to study the issues of sustainable public healthcare through seminars and field placements, and for semester students, direct enroll at the University of Botswana. Students will also engage in opportunities to learn and communicate in the local language, Setswana.
You will be working closely with both IAP and CIEE on this program. You can access the semester program's main information page through the CIEE semester program website
to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location. You can access the summer program's main information page through the CIEE summer program website
to learn more about the academics, housing, excursions and activities, and location.
Returned Student Network
to contact a returned student.
How to Apply
First, make sure you have reviewed the information for Prospective Students on the IAP web.
There is also specific Academic Planning information that you should review.
Next login to the IAP Online Application. UW Affiliate programs may require you to apply directly to the affiliate either simultaneously during the IAP application process OR after you have received a preliminary acceptance decision from IAP. Be sure to read the instructions carefully for information on when to apply to the affiliate.
The following supplemental application materials are also required as part of the application to this program and will become available to you through the on-line application:
CIEE Online Application
Unofficial Transcript (Student Record)
Unofficial Transcript - OPTIONAL - Additional File
Forms are subject to change. Complete the forms according to the checklist provided to you in the online application portal.
After the Deadline
IAP will review your application and make a preliminary acceptance decision. You will be notified about IAP's decision by email. The affiliate university or organization will make the final decision on your acceptance to the program.
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