Exchange - Belgium, University of Mons
Kennesaw State University and the University of Mons in Mons, Belgium have established a full-time student exchange program. Each year, up to two students will be selected to participate. Students may participate for a single semester or an entire academic year.
Please note that most courses at UMons are taught in French.
Students wishing to apply for this program will need to create an application profile with KSU by clicking "Apply Now", then contact Cynthia Tatis, firstname.lastname@example.org (470) 578-3738 to start your application to the University of Mons.
Program Dates (subject to change)
For Fall Semester:
KSU Application deadline: May 15
Fall Semester program dates: September - January
For Spring Semester:
KSU Application deadline: November 1
Spring Semester program dates: February - May
Program Cost (subject to change)
Students are required to pay KSU tuition and fees for a minimum of 12 credit hours.
To calculate your tuition costs, please refer to the Bursar’s website at this link
to be directed to their Tuition & Fees page. (Students will be responsible for their own airfare, passport fees, meals, housing, transportation, and any additional charges incurred while on the program.)
A $150 nonrefundable administration fee is due at the time of application.
Please note: you will NOT be considered for this program until you have paid this fee!
Do you meet the eligibility criteria
? Apply now
Housing is available in private dorms on campus or studios in the town of Mons. Approximate cost is 258-289 euros per month for dorms, 300-500 euros per month for studio accommodations.
Safety & Security
The U.S Department of State offers excellent travel, health and safety information for specific countries. For up-to-date information on Belgium, please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Belgium.html
The Centers for Disease Control also provides useful information for travelers and a list of vaccinations and/or health concerns for specific countries:
Registering for courses
Students participating in the University of Mons Exchange Program are required to register for a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Once you have been accepted to the program, you will need to set-up a meeting with the advisor for this program to go over the course registration process.
Visit the University of Mons website for exchange students
for information on academic courses taught in English
, as well as courses for French language students
NOTE: All undergraduate students must have and maintain at least a 2.75 GPA to be eligible for this program. If taking this program for graduate credit, students must have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA to be eligible.
International Programs Specialist
EDUCATION ABROAD REFUND POLICY & PROCEDURES
All application fees are non-refundable, except in the case of:
*Program cancellation by Kennesaw State University
*A wait-listed student who is not added into the program
*A student who has applied to one education abroad program and clearly notifies the Education Abroad Office--in writing and prior to the application deadline--of his/her desire change the application to an alternate KSU program
Refunds for application fees will be issued in the same form of payment originally used for purchase. Please be sure to retain all account information used for purchase and notify the Education Abroad Office (EAO) in advance if there is a problem with your account. The EAO will not be responsible for refunds sent to closed accounts.
Failure to pay the program fee in full by the stated deadline may result in deletion from the program.
All program fees are non-refundable. In all cases, the student will only receive recoverable fees, subject to the rules/policies of external service providers. Any such refund will not include the initial application fee and will not be issued until after the education abroad program is completed.
Payment and refund of tuition will follow the normal processes establish by the Offices of the Registrar and Bursar. Students wishing to withdraw from any study abroad program or course must submit their request in writing through the Education Abroad Office.