The Center for Global Engagement supports Minnesota State University, Mankato's mission of being a global campus through international activities & engagement opportunities. We provide students with opportunities to participate in diverse international and/or domestic academic programs and support faculty with curricular innovation that focuses on increasing students' global competencies. Have a Question?


Meet with a Center for Global Engagement advisor and explore over 60 country destinations and 300 programs with the Center for Global Engagement/Terra Dotta program search site.

Funding Opportunities

Minnesota State Mankato students have study abroad and away options in every price range – some programs are even comparable to staying on campus.

Student Information

Information for students covering the important stages for having a studying abroad and away experience.

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Become part of the only 4% of American students who study abroad and away or participate in the National Student Exchange program each year.

Faculty Resources

Faculty members could get opportunity to lead groups of students on a new course abroad. We are here to assist faculty members who need help with their documents.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about the Center for Global Engagement.


Highlights of some students studying abroad.


Orientations are required for everyone studying or teaching abroad.

About Us

The Center for Global Engagement provides the core administrative functions for Minnesota State University, Mankato student education abroad and away programs, administration, and outreach.

Global Education Awards

Global Education supports faculty efforts to create meaningful global curricular experiences for students. Faculty can apply for two types of grants - Global Education Travel Grants and Global Education Curriculum Grants.