Non UofM Students

Programs Open to Non UofM Students

Kenya

Kenya

MSID—International Development in Kenya

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

Delve into hands-on learning in Kenya, a country of abundant wildlife, dramatic landscapes, and a highly diverse culture. 

Kenya

Intensive Swahili in Kenya

Winter Break, Summer Session

Immerse yourself in the Swahili language while learning about the country’s more than 40 ethnic groups and living with a Kenyan host family.

Kenya

Summer Engineering: The Power of Kenya

Summer Session

Explore engineering practices, successes, and challenges of the developing world both in the classroom and in remote Kenyan communities.

Morocco

Morocco

Arabic Language & Culture in Morocco

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session, Academic Year

Learn Modern Standard Arabic in the classroom and Darija on the labyrinthine streets of Fez. Enroll in courses that provide insights into Moroccan life and culture. 

Senegal

Senegal

MSID—International Development in Senegal

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

Immerse yourself in classes, an internship with a grassroots agency, and research addressing the social and economic realities of Senegal. 

Senegal

Intensive French in Senegal

Winter Break, Summer Session

Rapidly improve your French skills in less than four weeks in an advanced language course, through conversations with your host family, and by interacting daily with local Senegalese. 

Senegal

Contemporary Culture & Entrepreneurship in Senegal

Summer Session

Gain an understanding of contemporary Senegal by studying the country’s language, culture, entrepreneurial mentality, and marketplace economics. 

Tanzania

Tanzania

Healthcare Challenges in Tanzania

Summer Session

Learn about the challenges and opportunities in public health and medicine in Arusha, the center of Tanzania's tourism industry and gateway to its famous game parks and mountains. 

Argentina

Argentina

Study Abroad in Buenos Aires

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session, Academic Year, Winter Break

Study Spanish, read literature, and learn about Argentine culture in the urban landscape of Buenos Aires, a city of nearly 14 million. 

Ecuador

Ecuador

MSID—International Development in Ecuador

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

Examine Ecuador’s social and economic realities both in the classroom and through an internship or research project with a grassroots agency. 

Ecuador

Intensive Spanish in Ecuador

Winter Break, Summer Session

Strengthen your Spanish language skills and explore Quito, a large city high in the Andes surrounded by volcanic peaks. 

Ecuador

Health & Society in Ecuador

Summer Session

Gain knowledge and understanding of and exposure to the social determinants of health as they apply to Ecuador, a country undergoing extensive development.

Mexico

Mexico

Study Abroad in Mexico

Winter Break, May Term, Summer Session

Improve your Spanish by living with a host family and taking classes taught by attentive instructors in the ever-temperate “City of Eternal Spring.”

Venezuela

Venezuela

Study Abroad in Venezuela

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session, Academic Year

Experience all Venezuela has to offer—from Caribbean beaches and steamy jungles to the Andes mountains—in Merida, a vibrant, youthful university town. 

India

India

MSID—International Development in India

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

Explore the complexities of development in India in Bangalore, a large, progressive city that combines ancient temples, traditional neighborhoods, large IT complexes, and plenty of green space. 

India

Intensive Hindi in India

Winter Break, Summer Session

Over a three-week period, learn Hindi, the most prominent language in India and one of the most common languages in the world.  

Thailand

Thailand

MSID—International Development in Thailand

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year

Investigate the complexities of development issues in Thailand while living in Chiang Mai, a blend of urban bustle and ancient charm. 

Thailand

Intensive Thai in Thailand

Winter Break, Summer Session

Study the Thai language while you explore Thailand, the only southeast Asian country never to be colonized by European powers and now a hub for manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism.

France

Montpellier France

Study Abroad in Montpellier

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session, Academic Year

Integrate into French culture in Montpellier, a vibrant city located just miles from the Mediterranean. Take classes in a variety of subjects alongside at Paul Valéry University, one of Europe’s oldest universities. 

France

Business in France

Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Enroll in business courses in English alongside French students at the University of Montpellier and enjoy the city’s arts, culture, recreation, and intellectual pursuits.

France

Sports & Culture in France: La vie sportive

May Session

Study French sports culture—including tourism, psychology, and pedagogy—in Montpellier, one of France’s sportiest cities.

Montpellier France

Teaching Practicum in France

Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Study in this cultured university city with a centuries-old history of intellectual advances and social tolerance and complete your teaching practicum in a French school.

Italy

Florence

Study & Intern in Florence

Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Learn or improve your Italian in romantic Florence, center of the Italian Renaissance, and immerse yourself in Italian culture through courses, excursions, and an internship. 

Rome

Study & Intern in Rome

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session

Live and study in the heart of Rome, a thrilling city renowned for its fashion, architecture, cuisine, and rich history.

Spain

Madrid

Study & Intern in Madrid

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session

Improve your Spanish language skills and participate in an internship in Spain's lively capital. Enroll in English-taught courses in business, finance, marketing, communications, religion, and more.

Spain

Study & Intern in Toledo

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, May Term, Summer Session, Academic Year

Head back in time in Toledo, a charming Medieval walled city. Strengthen your language skills, choose from a variety of program courses, and immerse yourself in an internship.

Turkey

Turkey

Study Abroad in Istanbul

Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Explore Istanbul—an enchanting city of historical and religious significance and a crossroads of Europe and Asia—while studying a diverse range of topics.

Various Countries

Global Seminars

Global Seminars

Global Seminars are experiential short-term, small-group programs led by University of Minnesota faculty and staff. They are taught in English, have no prerequisites, and are open to all undergraduate students.

Open Enrollment Catalog

Check out the Learning Abroad Center Open Enrollment Catalog (PDF).

Open to Students Attending Big 10 & CIC Schools

Australia

Australia

Study & Intern in Sydney

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session

Experience the energetic city of Sydney through a professional internship and courses that deepen your understanding of Australian culture.

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Study & Intern in London

Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer Session

Deepen your understanding of British culture, study and participate in an internship in nearly any field, and live in historical, multicultural London, Europe’s largest city.