How to Apply
Colby programs abroad are open to any student from many major who meets the specific program requirements outlined below. Application forms may be obtained by contacting:
Office of Off-Campus Study
4500 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901
For COLBY students: Completed applications MUST BE SUBMITTED to OCS by March 15, 2006 for study during either semester of the 2006-2007 academic year.
For NON-COLBY students: Completed applications MUST BE SUBMITTED to OCS by March 15, 2006 for study during the fall semester or academic year 2006 and by October 1, 2006 for study during the spring semester 2007.
Colby in Dijon:
for students from Colby College or any other college or university who have an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.7 (on a 4-point scale). The program is appropriate for students who may be French majors and have had sophomore-level language and literature courses. It also accommodates students who have had less French (at least one semester is required) and are going to France for a language acquisition semester.
Colby in Salamanca (Integrated Program):
accepts students for their junior year with any major. Students from any institution may apply for the full academic year or either semester. In most areas in the humanities and social sciences, students will be able to find courses in their major.
Applicants to the Integrated Program must have an overall GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4-point scale) and have taken at least one advanced Spanish composition course and a literature course, with an average (in Spanish courses) of at least B.
Colby in Salamanca (Language Acquisition Program):
is open to students in good standing who have a cumulative grade point average of 2.7 or higher and have had at least one semester of college Spanish (or three years of high school Spanish).
Colby in St. Petersburg:
the semester program is open to students with a GPA in Russian studies of at least 2.7 who have completed at least RU127; the JanPlan program is open to all students.