The University of Minnesota

Learning Abroad Center, 230 Heller Hall 271 19th Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States


About The University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Learning Abroad Center prepares students by promoting global engagement, internationalizing the campus, and providing educational experiences that lead to learning and reflection. We provide innovative study abroad programs that expand and redefine the world for a diverse population of students. We focus on collaboration with colleges, departments, and faculty, both at the university and abroad. Programs vary broadly in length, level, academic focus, teaching methods, language requirements, and cost.

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Study Abroad in Montpellier, France

France : Montpellier

Study abroad in the vibrant city of Montpellier, and experience its centuries-old history of social tolerance and intellectual advances. Program participants get the chance...

Study & Intern in Toledo

Spain : Toledo

Experience studying and living in Toledo through a program offered by the University of Minnesota in collaboration with Jose Ortega y Gasset Foundation. The program is based...

Study Abroad in Venezuela

Venezuela : Merida

Study abroad in Venezuela, a beautiful country that boasts snow capped mountains, steamy jungles, and Caribbean beaches. Students can begin their Spanish language studies...

Study & Intern in Florence

Italy : Florence

Take classes in Retail Design, Photography, Psychology, Sociology, History, Italian language, Business, Art History, and Art. Program participants will be based in the Oltrarno...

Study Abroad in Buenos Aires

Argentina : Buenos Aires

Study Spanish, learn about Argentine culture, and read literature with the urban landscape of Buenos Aires as your backdrop. The program is offered in collaboration with

MSID International Development in Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

Study international development in Ecuador, and experience the wonderful blend of indigenous and Spanish colonial, all while advancing your Spanish language skills. You also...

MSID International Development in India

India : Jaipur

Study international development in India, and experience the cradle of one of the most influential and oldest civilizations on earth. Program participants also get the chance...

MSID International Development in Kenya

Kenya : Nairobi

Join an International Development programme in Kenya, and benefit from the country immense cultural and geographic diversity. Participating students get the chance to contribute...

MSID International Development in Senegal

Senegal : Dakar

Take part in an International Development programme offered in Senegal, a French-speaking country known for providing a bridge between Africa and the West. Students get the...

Study Abroad in Mexico

Mexico : Cuernavaca

Study abroad in Mexico, and improve your Spanish. Program participants will be taking part in small classes delivered by attentive and dynamic teachers. They will live with...

Study & Intern in Rome

Italy : Roma (Rome)

Study in the heart of Rome while experiencing the Eternal City in a summer program from the University of Minnesota. Further immerse in the Italian culture by interning at...

Arabic Language & Culture in Morocco

Morocco : Fes

Learn Modern Standard Arabic in the classroom and Darija in the enchanting streets of Fez, considered Morocco's cultural capital. On weekends, explore the imperial city of...

Intensive Swahili in Kenya

Kenya : Nairobi

Home to more than 45 tribes, significant European and South Asian minorities, and a population of 28 million speaking dozens of languages, Kenya shares with its neighbors...

Intensive French in Senegal

Senegal : Dakar

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

Intensive Hindi in India

India : Jaipur

This program from the University of Minnesota appeals to students who are interested in completing a full semester of Hindi language during a short-term summer program. One...

Healthcare Challenges in Tanzania

Tanzania : Arusha

Study Public Health and Medicine in a Tanzanian context and earn six academic credits over the summer with the University of Minnesota. Live with a host family and visit

Intensive Spanish in Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

Few countries as small as Ecuador contain such remarkable geographic and biological diversity, ranging from coastal deserts to temperate mountain valleys to Amazon forests....

Study Abroad in Istanbul

Turkey : Istanbul

For centuries, Istanbul has been an object of desire by nations and travelers alike. Strategically nestled between Europe and Asia, the city bridges two continents. Today,...

Study & Intern in Madrid

Spain : Madrid

Live and study in Madrid, Spain's alluring and lively capital city, and have an unforgettable semester. The program is geared toward students who want to improve their beginner...

Contemporary Culture & Entrepreneurship in Senegal

Senegal : Dakar

Gain insight into contemporary Senegalese culture through language study and thematic coursework. Learn about culture and marketplace economics inside and outside the classroom....

MSID - International Development in Thailand

Thailand : Chiang Mai

Juniors, seniors, and graduate students will investigate the complexities of development issues in Thailand - such as environment, globalization, public health, and social...