Learning Abroad Center

Leader Resources

Companion Information

Read information on bringing companions abroad while you are teaching.

Excellence in Leading Learning Abroad Series

Join your colleagues in discussion about instructor-led topics at the Excellence in Leading Learning Abroad Series.

Health and Safety Workshops (Leader)

Sign up for a Health and Safety Workshop. The GPS Alliance International Health, Safety, & Compliance team, in collaboration with the Learning Abroad Center, conducts multiple each semester. There is at least one session on each UMTC campus (East Bank, West Bank, St. Paul) each semester. As a program leader, you are required to attend one every academic year.

Health Information (Leader)

Read about the Program Leader Health Process and the Access Abroad Resources for Program Leaders.

Intercultural Development Resources

Utilize these Intercultural Development Resources to build critical reflection and culture learning into your program. 

Onsite Resources

Onsite resources past leaders have found useful in managing student issues. 

Program Development Resources

Explore resources for developing a course abroad, including UofM program development resources, articles on leading students abroad, funding opportunities and more. 

UMN Instructor-led Study Abroad Class Scheduling Process

Read more information about Study Abroad Class Scheduling Process

Leader Portal

For more information about academics, culture learning, health & safety, program participants, logistics, resources, and to connect with other leaders, refer to the Leader Portal Canvas site. If you need to enroll in the Canvas site, follow these steps:

  1. https://training.umn.edu/
  2. Select the "Course Catalog"button
  3. Keyword: LAC100 and/or Department offering training: Learning Abroad Center
  4. Select: Education Abroad Program Leader Resources
  5. Click green button: +Enroll in Course