MSID—International Development in Ecuador

MSID—International Development in Ecuador — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Submit the online application and complete the assigned application checklist according to the appropriate deadline:

Term/TrackApp Open Date*Deadline
August Language Pre-session 2019December 1, 2018April 1, 2019 Extended to April 15, 2019
August Session 2019: August 4–August 29/30, 2019
 
Arrival date August 4, 2019
Last day of program August 28, 2019
Departure date August 29/30, 2019
Fall 2019December 1, 2018April 1, 2019 Extended to April 15, 2019
MSID Ecuador—Standard: September 1–December 14/15, 2019
 
MSID Ecuador—Plus Pre-session: August 4–December 14/15, 2018
 
Pre-session arrival date August 4, 2019
Pre-session last day August 28, 2019
Fall arrival date September 1, 2019
Classroom phase ends October 25, 2019
Internship phase begins October 28, 2019
Internship phase ends December 6, 2019
Final seminar begins December 9, 2019
Last day of program December 13, 2019
Departure date December 14/15, 2019
Academic Year 2019-2020December 1, 2018April 1, 2019 Extended to April 15, 2019
MSID Ecuador—Standard: September 1–April 25/26, 2020
 
MSID Ecuador—Plus Pre-session: August 4–April 25/26, 2020  
Pre-session arrival date August 4, 2019
Pre-session last day August 28, 2019
Academic year arrival date September 1, 2019
Classroom phase ends October 25, 2019
Internship phase begins October 28, 2019
Internship phase ends December 6, 2019
Last day of fall semester December 13, 2019
Winter break period December 14–January 5, 2020
Research Seminar January 6–January 20, 2020
Mid-semester seminar in Quito March 2-6, 2020
Spring break period March 7-15, 2020
Internships ends April 17, 2020
Final seminar begins April 20, 2020
Last day of academic year program April 24, 2020
Departure date April 25/26, 2020
Winter Break Language Pre-session 2019-20May 1, 2019October 15, 2019
January Session 2019-20: December 27–January 18/19, 2020
 
Arrival date December 27, 2019
Last day of program January 17, 2020
Departure date January 18/19, 2020
Spring 2019May 1, 2018October 15, 2018
MSID Ecuador—Standard: January 20–May 11/12, 2019
 
MSID Ecuador—Plus Pre-session: December 27–May 11/12, 2019
 
Pre-session arrival date December 27, 2018
Pre-session last day January 17, 2019
Spring arrival date January 20, 2019
Classroom phase ends March 15, 2019
Spring break period March 16–March 22, 2019
Internships begin March 25, 2019
Internship phase ends May 3, 2019
Final seminar begins May 6, 2019
Last day of program May 10, 2019
Departure date May 11/12, 2019

 

Late applications are considered on a case-by-case basis. If the deadline has passed, contact Molly Micheels to inquire about applying late.

Information about a group flight will be sent out after the application deadline. Before purchasing alternate flights, please consult with Learning Abroad Center staff to coordinate with the scheduled group flight. 

*Applications after this deadline may be considered. Contact Molly Micheels at mollym@umn.edu to inquire.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in 2 parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.

Term AbroadDate/TimeLocation

Fall 2019

Monday, April 22: 3:00 -5:30 p.m.

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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