Theme of the Month— Engage with a Local Community

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Asia & Oceania

Study & Intern in Sydney

Experience the dynamic city of Sydney, through a professional internship and courses that deepen your understanding of Australian culture.

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Summer in Sicily

Spend your summer in Siracusa, Sicily, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, studying the rich and complicated history through topics such as migration, human rights, entrepreneurship and supply chain management. Participate in a research project with a local organization.

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Africa & Middle East

Ghana's Business of Doing Good: Social Startups & Public Affairs

Learn how public policy and social enterprises are shaping Ghana into one of West Africa’s most stable emerging markets.

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Program of the Month
Study & Intern in Toledo (UofM Students)

Live and study in a charming Medieval walled city. Improve your Spanish language skills. Intern at banks, governmental bureaus, hospitals, and libraries.

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The Learning Abroad Center at the University of Minnesota

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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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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.