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Why study abroad? View this video to see the importance of gaining global competence and experience.

Getting Started

A step-by-step outline of the study abroad process along with budget worksheet and frequently asked questions

Program Search

There are various opportunities available to MSU students including study, intern & volunteer abroad. Browse or search by program type, location, or field of study

Mankato Exchanges

The International Programs Office facilitates 15 exchanges and 2 partnerships for MSU students in various disciplines

Faculty Led Programs

StudioAbroad Application

Not sure how to create an application? Watch this short video tutorial!

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Information about financing your international experience

Get Involved

Your guide to international organizations and events at MSU

Study Abroad Resources

Information about passport and visa requirements, diversity abroad, international travel, flight deals, insurance, and much more!

Work/Intern/Volunteer Abroad

Resources for those interested in going overseas to work, teach, intern, or volunteer.

Faculty Resources

AY2012-2013 proposal for faculty-led programs, professional development opportunities, and international teaching and consulting options

Parent Resources

Information addressing health, safety, finances and other concerns of study abroad parents

About Us

Office hours, contact information, and staff bios.

Contact Information

Kearney International Center
250 Centennial Student Union
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001



Attention study abroad returnees and international students!  The International Programs Office is now hosting the 14th annual Study Abroad & International Students Photo Contest.  This is YOUR chance to showcase your time abroad (outside the U.S. for U.S. students and in the U.S. for international students) and your photography skills.  There are prizes to win and glory to claim!  Photo submissions will be accepted until 11:59pm on Sunday, October 19th.  All submissions will be displayed in the CSU Lincoln Lounge the week of November 3-7, during which time voting will be open to the entire the campus community.  [PDF] Click here for the application form and more information. (184 KiB)


MAVs in Germany:

Read about the summer 2013 experience by an MNSU student group, led by Professor Lee Tesdell, during their 10-day summer study abroad program in Karlsruhe, Germany through the blog for their program "How do the Germans do it?"


Check out the blog from the first group of MSU students to participate in the exciting new study/internship program with our exchange partner HAN University in the Netherlands!  Look interesting?  You could be next!  Visit our office for more details.

Pictures from around the world