Access Abroad is a collaborative effort at the University of Minnesota between the Learning Abroad Center and the Disability Resource Center to provide information and guidance on accessibility overseas. The materials on this website are designed to assist students, faculty and staff with the process of identifying and obtaining reasonable accommodations and include planning tools to help prepare students for a successful international experience.
In addition to the resources on this website, extensive resources are provided to students with disabilities considering a study abroad experience.
Education abroad is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for all students. Making education abroad accessible to students with disabilities offers valuable benefits for everyone involved.
"Going abroad was an irreplaceable experience; everyone should do it. It's more difficult if you have a disability, but it's so interesting to see how cultures differ."
—Angela Finney, Access Abroad student to Spain