Enhance your academic studies and participate on a Faculty Led program. These are MSU courses specifically designed for experiential learning abroad that generally last from 10 days to 6 weeks. Travel internationally with a faculty member and your peers to earn credit towards your degree at MSU.

MSU Faculty Led Programs 

For more information or questions regarding any of the programs listed below, go to the Study Abroad Advising page to view the Drop-In Advising hours.


Spring Break 2020


Summer 2020


Faculty Led Program FAQs

These are the most common questions and answers. Keep in mind Faculty Led programs are customized and unique experiences designed by your faculty leader and many of the logistics are variable by program.

Participating on a Faculty Led program allows you to:

  • Go Somewhere short-term over winter break, spring break, or during the summer.
  • Earn MSU credit abroad and study in an international setting with an MSU faculty member and your peers.
  • Study your academic interests in a relevant international context.
  • Enhance your resume and broaden your career outlook.
  • Pay MSU tuition and faculty led study abroad program-specific fee directly to your MSU Student Account.
  • Apply financial aid towards your study abroad program costs.
  • Open to both MSU students and non-MSU students who receive approval from the Office of International Programs to participate. 

Eligibility requirements vary by program, however the standard requirements are as follows:

  • 2.5 GPA
  • Dean of Students Disciplinary Clearance

For any additional eligibility requirements such as class standing, language requirements, and pre-requisite courses check the specific program brochure.

Prior to program acceptance, you will be required to participate in an interview with the faculty leader and the Faculty Led Program Coordinator from the Study Abroad Office.

International health insurance meeting the requirements and standards of the MSU International Travel Policy is included in your Faculty Led program fee.  The Study Abroad Office will register you prior to departure and you will receive all insurance documents and policy information via email - easy as that!


Apply online directly to your faculty led program of interest through My Global Connection.  To do so, navigate to the specific program brochure and follow the instructions to apply.  Current faculty led program opportunities are listed below. Note: Faculty Led application deadlines vary by program.

For additional questions contact the Study Abroad Team at studyabroad@montana.edu or stop by the Study Abroad Office during Drop-In Advising Hours.

Faculty Resources

If you are a faculty member interested in leading a Faculty Led Study Abroad program, please visit the Faculty Led Program Proposal website for more information.