Freshman Seminar Abroad Proposal & Review Process

Proposal Deadline

TermProposal Deadline
2017–18 Academic Year February 1, 2017*

*You must also complete your college's/department's process for teaching a Freshman Seminar. Note that their deadline may be prior to February 1. Check with your college/department for information on proposing a Freshman Seminar within your unit. 

Proposal Process

The Learning Abroad Center Program Proposal Portal is not available at this time. Please review LAC Teach Abroad program web pages and resources for more information.

When creating a proposal, consider the following information:

Contact Lindsey Lahr with any questions or concerns.

Review Process

Each academic year, approximately 5–8 Freshman Seminars Abroad are selected based on the following:

In addition to the above criteria, the Learning Abroad Center strives to offer University of Minnesota students a comprehensive suite of Freshman Seminars Abroad that are diverse in:

Strong proposals address the following questions in a clear and thoughtful manner:

Location, title, and program details are finalized in consultation with the Learning Abroad Center.

Applicants are notified of a decision approximately 6 weeks after the deadline.