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KIIS - Egypt
Cairo, Egypt (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 02/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission 05/20/2022 06/05/2022
NOTE: Save $100 off your KIIS program fee when you apply by the early-bird deadline

** Indicates rolling admission notification. Applicants will be notified of acceptance and be able to complete post-decision materials as admission decisions are made.
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Language of Instruction:
English Program Type: Provider
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Prior Language Study Required:
None
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Minimum GPA:
2
Language Courses Offered: None
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Academic Subject:
History, Political Science, Religious Studies
Program Description:
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The KIIS Egypt program is designed to give students an introduction to the rich diversity and complexities of the region through an interdisciplinary pair of courses that includes the study of history, art, culture, economics, music, dance, politics, and religion. Students get to know locals through interactive assignments. On-site learning, coupled with guest lectures by local experts, make historical sites in Cairo come alive. The location/s of this program may change if needed. Students should be aware that program is physically strenuous and involves walking several miles at a time on most days, as well as hiking, dancing and swimming.

NOTE: In order for BSU to allow students to participate on this program, the Department of State Travel Advisory Level must be 2 or lower. We will monitor the level and communicate directly with applicants regarding the program status.  

Coursework/Credit(s): 

This program offers 1 required course, worth a total of 3 credits. The course descriptions and syllabi are available for download from the KIIS website.

For information on how BSU study abroad transfer credit works for this program, visit the “Academic Credit” tab on the study abroad website. While it is not required, we strongly urge you to explore credit transfer approvals before financially committing to a program.

Summer 2022 Cost:
  • $2,995 KIIS Program Fee
  • $2000 Round Trip Airfare Est.  (KIIS group flights required)
  • $350 BSU Study Abroad Fee
  • $110 BSU Technology Fee
For more details on the total cost of participation, including expenses not included in the program fee, download an estimated cost of attendance worksheet:  Coming Soon

Scholarships & Savings
  • Complete your KIIS application by the early bird deadline to automatically save $100 off your KIIS program fee.
  • Remember to apply for KIIS scholarships by the posted deadlines
  • Complete the common application for Ball State Study Abroad Scholarships by the posted deadline for additional scholarship consideration
  • If you currently receive BSU scholarships and aid, print out a cost estimate sheet and meet with the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to see if/how your award(s) apply to this program
Important Note on Payments

We have a special direct billing arrangement with KIIS. You will only pay KIIS the $250 program deposit to KIIS. All other payments will be made to the BSU bursar via the eBill system in May.

In the event that you drop out or are cancelled from a KIIS program, the KIIS withdrawal date will dictate the remaining amount you owe.  All withdrawals must be done in writing to kiis@wku.edu.  The cancellation policy and refund policies can be found on the KIIS website: https://www.kiis.org/students/finances/refund-withdrawal-policies/

How do I apply? 

Step 1 – Click on "Apply Now" on this page
Step 2 – Begin the online application through BSU
Step 3 – As a part of the BSU application you will complete the KIIS program application found on their website www.kiis.org
Step 4 – Finish both the BSU and KIIS applications by the posted BSU deadline.

Questions?

For questions please email: studyabroad@bsu.edu
 
 

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