A group of students in front of a cashew tree in Senegal

Programs Open to Non-UofM Students

    Africa & Middle East

    Kenya

    Kenya

    MSID—International Development in Kenya

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

    Delve into hands-on learning in Kenya, a country of abundant wildlife, dramatic landscapes, and a highly diverse culture.

    Morocco

    Morocco

    Arabic Language & Culture in Morocco

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session, Academic Year

    Learn Modern Standard Arabic in the classroom and Darija on the labyrinthine streets of Fez. Enroll in courses that provide insights into Moroccan life and culture.

    Senegal

    Senegal

    MSID—International Development in Senegal

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

    Immerse yourself in classes, an internship with a grassroots agency, and research addressing the social and economic realities of captivating Senegal.

    Senegal

    Intensive French in Senegal

    Winter Break, Summer Session

    Rapidly improve your French skills in less than four weeks in an advanced language course, through conversations with your host family, and by interacting daily with local Senegalese.

    Americas

    Argentina

    Argentina

    Study Abroad in Buenos Aires

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session, Academic Year, Winter Break

    Study intensive Spanish, business, global studies, or psychology and learn about Argentine culture in the urban landscape of Buenos Aires, a city of 15.5 million.

    Ecuador

    Ecuador

    MSID—International Development in Ecuador

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

    Experience contemporary Ecuadorian culture—a blend of indigenous and Spanish colonial—while examining the country's social and economic realities.

    Ecuador

    Intensive Spanish in Ecuador

    Winter Break, Summer Session

    Strengthen your Spanish language skills and explore Quito, a large city high in the Andes surrounded by volcanic peaks.

    Mexico

    Mexico

    Study Abroad in Mexico

    Winter Break, May Term, Summer Session

    Improve your Spanish by living with a host family and taking classes taught by attentive instructors in the ever-temperate “City of Eternal Spring.”

    Panama

    Panama

    Summer Internships in Panama

    Summer Session

    Earn credits toward your degree and gain career experience while exploring the beautiful islands in the Bocas del Toro province of Panama.

    Asia & Oceania

    Thailand

    Thailand

    MSID—International Development in Thailand

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

    Investigate the complexities of development issues in Thailand while living in Chiang Mai, a blend of urban bustle and ancient charm.

    Europe

    France

    Montpellier France

    Study Abroad in Montpellier

    Fall & Spring Semester, Summer Session, Academic Year

    Integrate into French culture in Montpellier, a vibrant city located just miles from the Mediterranean. Take classes in a variety of subjects alongside at Paul Valéry University, one of Europe’s oldest universities.

    France

    Business in France

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester

    Enroll in business courses in English and/or French alongside French students at the University of Montpellier and enjoy the city’s arts, culture, recreation, and intellectual pursuits.

    France

    Engineering in France

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester

    Take classes in English or French in a variety of engineering and science fields at the prestigious University of Montpellier. Experience the exciting hub of modern technological industries alongside historic traditions.

    France

    Sports & Culture in France: La vie sportive

    May Session

    Study French sports culture—including tourism, psychology, and pedagogy—in Montpellier, one of France’s sportiest cities.

    Montpellier France

    Teaching Practicum in France

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester

    Study in this cultured university city with a centuries-old history of intellectual advances and social tolerance and complete your teaching practicum in a French school.

    Ireland

    oceanside cliffs

    Study Abroad in Dublin

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester

    Live and study in the heart Dublin. Participate in an internship, research project, or practicum to engage with the local community.

    waterfront buildings

    Business in Dublin

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester

    Offered in partnership with the Carlson School of Management, this program gives you the chance to explore business through an Irish lens and take classes from local experts.

    Italy

    Florence

    Study & Intern in Florence

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester

    Learn or improve your Italian in romantic Florence, center of the Italian Renaissance, and immerse yourself in Italian culture through courses, excursions, and an internship.

    Rome

    Study & Intern in Rome

    Summer Session

    Live and study in the heart of Rome, a thrilling city renowned for its fashion, architecture, cuisine, and rich history.

    Spain

    Madrid

    Psychology & Research in Madrid

    Summer Session, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

    Study psychology, gain hands-on research experience, and work toward fulfilling your psychology BA/BS requirements on this program based in Madrid.

    Madrid

    Study & Intern in Madrid

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session

    Improve your Spanish language skills and participate in an internship in Spain's lively capital. Enroll in English-taught courses in business, finance, marketing, communications, religion, and more.

    Spain

    Study & Intern in Toledo

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, May Term, Summer Session, Academic Year

    Head back in time in Toledo, a charming Medieval walled city. Strengthen your language skills, choose from a variety of program courses, and immerse yourself in an internship.

    Various Countries

    Global Seminars

    Global Seminars

    Global Seminars are experiential short-term, small-group programs led by University of Minnesota faculty and staff. They are taught in English, have no prerequisites, and are open to all undergraduate students.

    Open Enrollment Catalog

    Check out the Learning Abroad Center Open Enrollment Catalog (PDF).

    Open to Students Attending Big 10 & CIC Schools

    Australia

    Australia

    Study & Intern in Sydney

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session

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

    United Kingdom

    United Kingdom

    Study & Intern in London

    Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session

    Deepen your understanding of British culture, study and participate in an internship in nearly any field, and live in historical, multicultural London, Europe’s largest city.