Going Abroad

Preparing to Go Abroad

The Education Abroad team in the Global Engagement Office is here to assist in the organization of, planning for, and preparation of successful academic journeys to countries around the globe. In this UM Students and Faculty section, you will find information on the following. Please note that any items marked with an asterik (*) are UM Policy travel requirements:

  • Access an Existing Application

    • Whether you're a student applying to go abroad or a faculty or staff member proposing or applying to a program, you can follow this link to quickly log back in!
  • Application Support

    • From learning how to make an appointment with our office, to getting started an an application, to next steps once accepted into a program, UM and non-UM students alike can benefit from the information found here.
  • Student Returnee Next Steps

    • So you've been abroad! Great! What next? Learn more here.
  • Faculty-Directed Proposal Planning and Logistics

    • Education Abroad encourages all UM faculty to consider developing a faculty-directed study abroad program. Faculty have a tremendous influence on students' learning and development, and these programs offer an exceptional route for learning outside of the classroom. 
  • International Insurance Coverage*

    • For $12.95 per week, UM's authorized vendor GeoBlue Worldwide Insurance Services keeps faculty, staff and students covered for medical expenditures, emergency or illness while traveling.
  • Travel Registry*

    • The University of Montana provides a secure system for faculty, staff and students to record travel plans and contact information. The registry is a convenient one-stop service that supports emergency communications access and helps to ensure that travelers have adequate medical and emergency evacuation and repatriation insurance coverage.


Visit our new Resources section for information outside of these topics!