MSID—International Development in Ecuador

MSID—International Development in Ecuador — Snapshot

Program Details

Study international development in Ecuador—a blend of indigenous and Spanish colonial—while improving your Spanish language skills. You’ll also contribute through an internship or research project with a nonprofit organization while you are there. Explore the complexities created by issues such as the environment, globalization, public health, and social justice.

Location Quito and other locations, Ecuador
Term Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year
Housing Homestay
Credit Type Resident Credit
Sponsor Learning Abroad Center

Program Eligibility

GPA 2.5
Student Type UofM Students, Non UofM Students
Student Year Juniors, Seniors
Language Minimum 4 semesters college-level Spanish

Program Handbook Program Orientation Visa Information

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship

MSID Program Open Houses

Wednesday, September 27th
12 - 1 pm
125 Coffey Hall, St. Paul

Thursday, September 28th
12 - 1 pm
302 Appleby Hall

Study Abroad in Spanish Info Fair

Thursday, October 5th
Noon - 1 pm
140 Nolte Center