Studying in a renowned foreign university is a coveted and amazing opportunity for students. A foreign experience and degree will work wonders for finding a great job, personal growth and also for getting a new perspective in life. Lovely Professional University, which is now among the top 200 universities of the world according to the 2021 Times Higher Education Impact ranking has been making foreign education a reality for many students. The university has been working with hundreds of top universities including the University of California, State University New York, McGill University, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin Madison, Newcastle University, Brock University and many more to create study abroad opportunities for its students.
While studying at LPU students can choose from various study abroad opportunities like semester exchange, credit transfer to a foreign university, 4-6 weeks summer/winter programs, an internship in foreign university/companies etc. Through these programs, students also get a chance to expose themselves to a different culture and ethnicity. This is proving to be extremely popular and as more and more students are showing interest in going abroad for studies LPU is partnering with more international universities to make this a reality for them.
Credit Transfer Program: International credit transfer program allow students to move to a foreign partner university after spending generally half of the program duration at LPU. In such a case a student gets the final degree from the foreign partner university. It is extremely cost-effective because you start the degree at LPU and save by paying only two-year fees or one-year fees from the foreign partner university.
Semester Exchange Program: In the semester exchange program, students get an opportunity to study a full semester at our partner universities around the world and finish their degree at LPU. From living in a foreign country with a different cultural setting to staying with foreigners, a semester abroad is like getting an ‘international education’ in 5 months.
Summer/Winter Study Abroad Program: These programs generally happen in the summer vacations or winter vacations of the academic year. A summer/winter study program offers courses, both academic and non-academic. Students can have the best of both worlds, international exposure without disturbing their academic schedule. Courses usually last from one to six weeks.
International internships opportunities: Division of International Affairs at the LPU provides opportunities to students to go for Internships in foreign universities and companies. Through this, students can spend the last year of their degree or their last semester at a foreign university or company. Almost all companies and internships pay a small stipend during the internship.
Masters abroad programme: Many students aspire to do their master or PhD abroad after graduating from LPU. The university has tie-up with top universities globally where our students get preferential scholarships as well as seat preferences. Our expert team works with students to guide them from the application process to their final selection in the foreign universities.
How LPU support students in this study abroad journey
Going abroad is not a piece of cake. There are many requirements to be fulfilled, paperwork to be handled and important decisions to be made. The entire process can get very complicated and frustrating if you do not have proper guidance and support. To help students in making this process a cakewalk, LPU has a dedicated division of international affairs to support students. The team of experts maps out the students’ study abroad aspirations by taking the students personal considerations into account and guiding them to the right university and the right program. Thus, the LPU international team will guide you at every step of the way to your journey abroad.