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The application window is now open. Apply before September 7, 2023.

Prepare

The COVID-19 vaccine is now approved by the FDA and has been added to the list of required vaccinations for study abroad. You must be fully vaccinated to participate in the in-person experience. 

Non-US Passport holders: contact Beth Mercer-Taylor immediately (bethmt@umn.edu).

US Passport holders: no visa needed.

 

If you do not have a passport, or your passport expires less than 3 months after your return date from your time abroad, apply for a new passport now, and pay for expedited processing. Due to COVID-19, passport processing times are currently delayed.

Apply

Click on the "Apply Now" button to apply.

Application opens: Now

Application deadline: September 7, 2023


Complete

If accepted, the following items must be completed:

  • Confirmation & Payment Agreement

  • Emergency Contacts

  • Health & Safety Orientation 

  • Health Information 

  • Passport Information 

  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Documentation 

  • Travel Insurance Registration

  • Supplemental Release & Waiver

More information about these items will be provided after you apply.

Next Steps

After you submit your application, you will receive an email notification confirming that your application was received. Your application is then reviewed by our program team. You will be notified of an acceptance decision by email. If accepted, you will be assigned a travel preparation checklist, which you will complete to confirm your participation in the program. If you decide not to continue with the application process, email ione-int@umn.edu with cc to bethmt@umn.edu to withdraw your application. 

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