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The University of New Mexico strongly endorses the nationally recognized need to promote global awareness of and sensitivity to multicultural issues in today's interdependent world.  We invite you to browse this website for information regarding study abroad as well as available study programs.  Once you've read through the information, we invite you to contact us by e-mail, attend an Abroad 101 session, or make an appointment to meet with an advisor. Thank you for visiting today.

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"Study Abroad 101" is now online

It is now possible to complete the required Study Abroad 101 advising session online!

You can find the video at the following address:

Once you finish the video, please complete the following short quiz:

After you have passed the quiz, you are welcome to come to our office hours or schedule an appointment for a one-on-one advising session. We will also still be holding live Abroad 101 sessions in person twice a month. The schedule of upcoming sessions can be found here.

Updates & Upcoming Events
Spring 2016 Deadline
 The deadline for spring 2016 semester exchange and intensive language programs will be September 15, 2015. Apply now!
Study Abroad Fair

Study Abroad Fair

Our Fall 2015 Study Abroad Fair will be held on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 from 10am - 2pm on the Cornell Mall between the SUB and Mesa Vista Hall. Don't miss this great opportunity to learn about a wide variety of study abroad programs and speak with representatives from all over the world!

International Festival

International Festival
The International Festival was held on Thursday, April 16th, 2015 from 10am - 2pm on the Cornell Mall between the SUB and Mesa Vista Hall. Thousands of people enjoyed food from around the world, international arts and crafts, and live entertainment! A limited number of commemorative shirts are for sale in the GEO office. Check back soon for the date of our next festival!

Pre-Departure Orientations

The Pre-Departure Orientation for Summer 2015 faculty-led programs was held Thursday, April 23rd, from 5:00 - 6:30pm in the Kiva.

The Pre-Departure Orientation for students studying abroad for a semester or a year beginning in Fall 2015 was held Saturday, April 25th, from 9:00am - 2:00pm in Dane Smith 120.

If you would like to review the presentations, you can find them here.

UNIV 391-498: Seminar on International Experiential Learning

This 3-credit course is being offered online in fall 2015 (September 26-December 19) to both local UNM students studying outside of the United States, and to international students studying at UNM, who wish to engage in an individually-designed service learning program while earning academic credit. The service learning component may be completed during the regular semester or during as little as two weeks over spring/summer interim. This course can also be taken for 3-credits as an independent studies research course. For more information please see this flier or contact the instructor, Guida Leicester,, (505) 246-2231 or (505) 573-7902.


Statement on Accessibility

The University of New Mexico is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the information in this site is available in alternate formats upon request.

UNM's Accessibility Resource Center provides a variety of services to students with disabilities. Their office is located on the second floor of Mesa Vista Hall in room 2021. For more information visit the Accessibility Resource Center Website.


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Last modified 07/13/2015
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