UG-ISEP Programme Applications

EXCITING STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNIVERSITY OF GHANA STUDENTS

The University of Ghana through the International Programmes Office is offering students of the University of Ghana the opportunity to go on a self sponsored student exchange programme for a semester or one academic year.

About the Programme

The exchange programme is for the duration of one (1) semester or one (1) academic year. Students currently in Level 200 have the opportunity to spend the first semester of their third year or one academic year, that is, level 300. Also, students in level 300 have the opportunity to spend the first semester of their final year (Level 400) abroad and come back to finish the last semester at University of Ghana.

Students should note that this is a self sponsored student exchange programme. The student is responsible for the cost involved in visa acquisition, air fare, tuition, SEVIS fees, accommodation, living expenses and any other expenses that he or she may incur.

The University of Ghana will however provide the necessary documents needed to facilitate your visa application and application to the host university, as well as any academic and pre-departure orientation.

Kindly note that the host universities reserve the sole right to admit students into their institution.

BENEFITS:

  • There is no need to defer your course for one semester. Grades earned at the host university add up to your Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA).
  • An opportunity to live and study in a whole new cultural and academic environment.
  • Make new friends and broaden your network base.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a student of the University of Ghana.
  • Must currently be in level 200 or 300.
  • Must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 or better.
  • Must pass an interview.
  • Must have a valid passport.

ITEMS NEEDED TO APPLY:

  • Copy of your current transcript.
  • Copy of bank statement in your parents’/ guardians’ name.
  • Present a valid passport at the time of application.
  • Two academic reference letters.
  • Copy of your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • A motivational letter stating why you want to study abroad (maximum of 300 words)

FEE SCHEDULE FOR SELF SPONSORED EXCHANGE PROGRAMME:

FEES TO BE PAID TO UG
Tuition $900 per semester
Examination $200 per semester
International Programmes &$230 per semester
Accommodation $400 per semester
Registration $79 per semester
TOTAL to UG $1,809.00
 
FEES TO BE PAID TO ISEP
Feeding expenses $800/semester
ISEP placement $390
Health insurance $73/month ($365 for 5 months or $438 for 6 months)
TOTAL to ISEP $1,555 with 5 or $1,628 with 6 months of insurance
 
GRAND TOTAL $3,364.00 with 5 or $3,437.00 with 6 months of insurance

 

Timelines:

FIRST SEMESTER January 10
Deadline for the submission of transcripts and motivational letter to IPO.
SECOND SEMESTER August 5
Deadline for the submission of transcripts and motivational letter to IPO.

*Interested Students can submit their transcripts and motivational letters to the IPO via email to sacip@ug.edu.gh / sacip@staff.ug.edu.gh.

**Regular International Students and Ghanaian Students living outside Accra can request to have their interviews conducted via skype.

For further information kindly pass by the International Programmes Office or contact us:

 0541132320   email: acip@ug.edu.gh / sacip@staff.ug.edu.gh OR ISEP: 0208111154

Or post your questions and comments on our facebook page- International Programmes office, University of Ghana.