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 Learning Abroad Center prepares American students by promoting global engagement, internationalizing the campus, and providing educational experiences that lead to learning and reflection in an international context. We provide innovative international learning experiences that expand and redefine the world for a diverse population of students. We emphasize collaboration with colleges, departments, and faculty, both at the University of Minnesota and abroad, and pay close attention to the individual needs of students.

Through this collaboration and individual attention, the Learning Abroad Center promotes empowerment, development, understanding, and responsibility in the global community.
The Learning Abroad Center offers a full range of advising and support services to students on program selection, academic planning, financial planning, registration, credit, cultural adjustment, travel planning, travel products, and reentry.

Programs vary broadly in length, level, academic focus, teaching format, language requirements, cost, and degree of independence demanded of the participant. With planning, students in any undergraduate major can study abroad and fulfill degree requirements.

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Minnesota Studies in International Development - Study/Intern in Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

Few countries as small as Ecuador contain such remarkable geographic and biological diversity. Geographically it ranges from coastal deserts to temperate mountain valleys...

Minnesota Studies in International Development - Study/Intern in Senegal

Senegal : Dakar

Senegal has long been seen as a crossroads where black African, Islamic, and European civilizations have met, clashed, and blended. Today it is still seen as a bridge between...

Minnesota Studies in International Development - Study/Intern in Kenya

Kenya : Nairobi

Kenya's geographic and cultural diversity make it a microcosm of the African continent. It includes hot coastal plains, vast plateaus, Africa's largest lake and highest mountain,...

Minnesota Studies in International Development - Study/Intern in India

India : Jaipur

India, the world's largest democracy, is home to more than one out of every six human beings alive today. Cradle of one of the oldest and most influential civilizations on...

Study Abroad in Montpellier

France : Montpellier

In this young, vibrant city with a centuries-old history of intellectual advances and social tolerance, you can choose to study at the beginning, intermediate, or advanced...

Study/Internship: International Program in Toledo, Spain

Spain : Toledo

Live and study in the walled city of Toledo, home for more than 2,000 years to a succession of Roman, Jewish, Visigoth, Moorish, and Christian civilizations. Declared a World...

Study Abroad in Venezuela

Venezuela : Merida

Venezuela is a country of astonishing beauty and variety, from Caribbean beaches to steamy jungles to snow capped mountains. Nestled in an Andean valley, the city of Merida...

Study Abroad in Florence

Italy : Florence

This program is designed for students who have had little or no previous study of the Italian language. Take classes in language and culture in a 15th century palazzo adorned...

Study Language and Culture in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentina : Buenos Aires

Learn the Spanish language and experience Argentine culture in the city where the elegance of Europe meets the spirit of South America. Founded by immigrants along the shores...

Study Abroad in Mexico

Mexico : Cuernavaca

Known as the "City of Eternal Spring," Cuernavaca's gorgeous climate, ancient ruins, and colonial architecture make it the perfect location to discover the language, culture,...

Study Abroad in Rome

Italy : Roma (Rome)

Explore art and culture in the Eternal City. Rome is the capital of Italy and has a thrilling history that spans 3,000 years. Renowned worldwide for art, fashion, and cuisine,...

Arabic Language and Culture in Morocco

Morocco : Fes

Fez's medina, declared an UNESCO world heritage site in 1981, is one of the largest and most enduring Medieval Islamic settlements in the world. Experience the complexity...

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

Complete an advanced French language course while exploring Senegal, a country seen as a bridge between Africa and the West.

Intensive Hindi in India

India : Jaipur

This program appeals to students who are interested in completing a full semester of Hindi language during a short-term summer program. One language course is taught

Study Abroad in Tanzania

Tanzania : Arusha

Learn about personal and community leadership and intercultural perspectives on leadership through coursework and community engagement. Explore public health and environmental...

Intensive Spanish in Ecuador

Ecuador : Quito

Few countries as small as Ecuador contain such remarkable geographic and biological diversity. It ranges 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,...

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