The University of Minnesota is acknowledged internationally as innovators of a successful model of study abroad curriculum integration in which study abroad professionals, faculty, and academic advisers collaborate to internationalize the undergraduate experience.
The "Minnesota Model" of study abroad curriculum integration is based on partnering with academic units to effectively meet institutional goals to internationalize the curriculum. This model spreads the ownership for international education throughout the institution.
Curriculum Integration Papers and Events
Curriculum Integration: Where we've been, where we are going
Read Gayle Woodruff's article on the status of Curriculum Integration at the University of Minnesota
Internationalizing Undergraduate Education Conference Monograph
First publication of its kind in the field of international education, based upon 2004 U of Minnesota conference
Case Studies of Curriculum Integration
Brenda Van Deusen's master paper on the curriculum integration efforts at 6 different institutions