Theme of the Month—Short-term Programs

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Study Abroad in Mexico

Improve your Spanish in small classes with dynamic and attentive teachers. Live with a host family. Immerse yourself in the culture of Mexico. Visit ancient Aztec ruins. Explore the Palacio de Cortes and the murals of Diego Rivera.

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Asia & Oceania

Design & Food in Singapore

Experience Singaporean food and design by visiting markets, restaurants, hawker centers, immersive attractions, and design companies to understand the intersections between design and food.

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Students play on traditional African drums while African children watch
Africa & Middle East

Music, Play, & Special Education in Ghana

Interact, listen, and observe while learning about the importance of the arts in Ghana’s education system.

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Program of the Month
Sports & Culture in France

Long known as one of France’s most sporty cities, Montpellier is an ideal place to learn about French sports culture.

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The Learning Abroad Center at the University of Minnesota

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LAC International Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 International Photo & Video Contest!

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Lake houses in Norway, with a misty mountain in the background

Start Planning

Complete a First Step Session and meet one-on-one with an adviser to start your journey.

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Take the Plunge

Attend an info session to explore learning abroad opportunities.

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Student Experiences
Study & Intern in Florence

Experience Italian life and culture, past and present, in the beautiful and lively city of Florence. Learn or improve your Italian while strolling the streets of Michelangelo and Dante. Study art in world-famous museums and work side by side with locals as an intern. Explore contemporary and historical issues facing Italy through excursions around Tuscany, and a study tour to Sicily.

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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.