Self Sponsored Exchange Programme

The International Programmes Office is offering students of the University of Ghana the opportunity to go on a self sponsored student exchange programmme for one (1) semester during the 2014/2015 academic year.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The exchange programme is for a duration of one (1) semester. Students currently 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 of their final year back at the University of Ghana. Students currently in Level 200 also have the opportunity to spend the second semester of their third year (Level 300) abroad and come back to continue with their final year at the University of Ghana.
Students should note that this is a self sponsored student exchange program. The student is responsible for the cost involved in visa acquisition, air fare, tuition, 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.
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 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 GPA of 3.00 or better.
  • Must pass an interview

ITEMS NEEDED TO APPLY:

  • Copy of your transcript
  • Copy of your bank statement
  • A valid passport
  • Two academic reference letters
  • Copy of your CV
  • A motivational letter stating why you want to study abroad (maximum of 300 words)


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

  • Submit CV, transcript and motivational letter stating why you want to study abroad to the IPO.
  • Attend interview at IPO when contacted.
  • Wait for notification of interview results.
  • If successful, submit copy of application form plus placement fee to the ISEP OFFICE (located at K.A. BUSIA lecture hall).
  • After notification of successful placement by ISEP, pay UG fees.
  • Submit original receipt to IPO and collect course exemption and approval form.
  • Submit copies of course exemption and approval form to:
  • IPO
  • Director of Academic Affairs
  • Dean Principal/Director ICDE
  • Head of Department
  • ISEP coordinator.
  • Collect UG letter of support for visa application from IPO.
  • Pay rest of ISEP fees and Initiate visa application process with assistance from ISEP coordinator.


FEE SCHEDULE FOR SELF SPONSORED EXCHANGE PROGRAMME(SUBJECT TO CHANGE):


FEES TO BE PAID TO UG

Tuition$1650
Examination$100     
International Programmes$200        
Accommodation$819
Registration$75
TOTAL to UG$2844


FEES TO BE PAID TO ISEP

Feeding Expenses$800/semester
ISEP Placement$375
Health Insurance$56/month ($280 for 5 months or $336 for 6 months)
TOTAL to ISEP                      
$1,455 with 5 or $1,511 with 6 months of insurance

GRAND TOTAL$4299 (with 5 months of insurance)  OR
 $4355 (with 6 months of insurance)

 
*Interested Students can submit their transcripts, CVs and motivational letters to the IPO via email to nspips@ug.edu.gh

**Click here for a list of Universities to choose from.

For further information kindly pass by the International Programmes Office or contact us:
  0541132320 email: nspips@ug.edu.gh