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International Programs

Welcome to International Programs at the College of Veterinary Medicine!

The opportunity to study, research, teach, or serve abroad is an extremely valuable one, allowing personal as well as professional development. The College of Veterinary Medicine is an advocate for gaining an international perspective through international programs.

Mission Statement
The vision of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine is to be an international leader in veterinary education, research, and service. In support of this vision, our mission is to promote participation in international programs through student opportunities abroad, faculty exchanges, post-doctoral training abroad, and education of international scientists. The College will be an advocate for the providing of international perspective though organized seminars and opportunities for sharing by those who have had international experiences.

Doing Your Homework
A list of questions you may want to consider before choosing your going abroad experience.

Preparing for your Experience 
A helpful list of must-do's before going abroad, including University requirements.

Study Abroad
Get information about different options to study abroad.

Travel Grants 
Find out about funding opportunities for international experiences.

Personal Experiences
Find out about programs through the eyes of the traveler.  Students provide information about their recent study abroad experiences.

International Students
Information and requirements for international students planning to visit the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

For Faculty
Information for faculty and staff regarding international experiences abroad, student requirements, and exchange agreements.


University Education Abroad Requirements 
To protect the health and safety of U of M students, the University has adopted a series of policies mandatory for all students who go abroad for all credit programs or University-related opportunities. For more information, click here.



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