Freshman Seminar Abroad Proposal & Review Process

Proposal Deadline

TermProposal Deadline
2018–19 Academic Year February 1, 2018*

*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 Proposal Portal is not currently available for program submissions. 

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.