Theme of the Month—History

Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany

Exchange in Germany: Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin is one of Germany’s leading research universities with nearly 30,000 students and 4,000 staff. Berlin is one of the most exciting cities in Europe.

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boats on the coast of Dakar
Africa & Middle East

MSID—International Development in Senegal

Study international development in Senegal—a fascinating country seen as a bridge between Africa and the West—while improving your French language skills.

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Thames in London at sunset

Study & Intern in London

Live and study in London. Participate in an internship in almost any field, sample cuisine from around the world, ride on the London Eye, and master the London Underground.

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Program of the Month
University Study in New Zealand: University of Auckland

Study at a diverse, urban university with a reputation for excellence in the sciences, engineering and research in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city.

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Auckland harbor and skyline

The Learning Abroad Center at the University of Minnesota

small sandbar in front of an island

Take the Plunge

Attend an info session to explore learning abroad opportunities.

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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.



  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.