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Theme of the Month—Global Seminars

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Africa & Middle East

Empowering Youth through Sport

Explore Kenyan culture and how physical activities can empower youth in urban and rural areas. 

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Americas

Natural History of Patagonia, Chile

Experience the wildlife and mountains of beautiful and highly biodiverse Patagonia; co-create a community mural celebrating that.

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Asia & Oceania

Influence of Art & Artifacts in Japan

Japanese history is rich with its production of craft objects. Kyoto and Tokyo have established themselves as centers of artistry and culture.

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Program of the Month
Innovation & Imagination

Consider how creativity and innovation can solve world problems in Ireland and the US.

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A view of sea and cliffs in Ireland.

The Learning Abroad Center at the University of Minnesota

Institute on the Environment

Imagine Yourself Abroad

Adventure, excitement, and opportunity await.

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Uluru (also called Ayer's Rock) in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Explore Your Options

Going abroad is often the single most memorable and rewarding activity of your four years.

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Our COVID-19 Response

Check for our latest program and policy updates.

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Student Experiences
MSID Ecuador

Study international development in Ecuador—a country with a blend of indigenous and Spanish colonial influences—while improving your Spanish language skills. The program includes a six-week internship or research project with a grassroots organization focused on entrepreneurship, health, human rights, or sustainability.

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MSID Ecuador student in local accommodation

Learning Abroad Resources

UofM Students

Get Started

Complete a First Step session. Research program options, then schedule a Learning Abroad Center advising appointment to discuss your interests and goals.

Academic Planning

A variety of resources are available to help you identify a program to stay on track to graduate.

Financial Resources

Explore scholarships and learn how to accurately compare program costs. Schedule a Financial Aid Preview Meeting to get an estimate of available aid before applying to a program.

Non-UofM Students

Explore Our Programs

Choose from a wide variety of destinations and program types.

Registration & Credit

You'll receive a full range of advising and support services—including program selection, academic planning, registration, credit, scholarships, on-site professional staff, culture learning, and career planning.

 

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  1. Start your program application today.
  2. Complete a non-UofM student scholarship application.
  3. Check with your home institution for billing and financial aid questions.