UMD: A Globally Connected University

The Fulbright Specialist Program provides opportunities for established U.S. academics and professionals to share their expertise and gain international experience by engaging in short-term (2-6 week), project-based exchanges at host institutions across the globe. The Fulbright Specialist Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Nearly two dozen UMD faculty and researchers have participated in the program over the past decade.

55 more alums will join the long tradition of Terps serving communities around the globe.

Diversity Abroad celebrates outstanding professionals who champion diversity and inclusion in international education.

Feb 20

A celebration of international culture, featuring foods from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The event will also feature performances by student groups, opportunities to share your family immigration story, a photo booth, and a special meal discount for current graduate students. Full event at 251 North; international menu available at all dining halls!

Oct 3

Year of Immigration

Education Abroad supports the #YearofImmigration through programming related to immigration, global migration and refugees. 

For more information on the Year of Immigration, visit


Program Name Terms offered City Country
Maryland-in-Berlin Fall, Spring, Year Berlin Germany
Maryland-in-Buenos Aires Winter Winterterm Buenos Aires Argentina
Maryland-in-Copenhagen Fall, Spring, Summerterm, Year Copenhagen Denmark
Maryland-in-Florence Fall, Spring, Year Florence Italy
Maryland-in-Rome Fall, Spring, Summerterm, Year Rome Italy
UMD-Summer: Italy: Human Trafficking in Context: The Vulnerabilities Associated with Being a Refugee in Italy (CCJS) Summerterm Naples, Rome Italy
UMD-Winter: El Salvador: El Salvador's Children: Risk, Poverty and Education (EDSP/CPSP/LASC)  Winterterm San Salvador  El Salvador 
UMD-Winter: Netherlands, Germany & Belgium: International and Multicultural Perspectives in Education (EDUC/CPSP)  Winterterm Amsterdam, Brussels, Maastricht, Paris Netherlands, Belgium, France
UMD-Winter: United Kingdom: Documentary Filmmaking in London (COMM) Winterterm Bath, London, Oxford United Kingdom
UMD Exchange: Amsterdam University College (Netherlands) Fall, Spring, Year Amsterdam Netherlands
UMD Exchange: University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) Fall, Spring, Year Amsterdam Netherlands
AIFS Study Abroad in Belfast: Queen's University: Conflict Transformation and Social Justice Summerterm Belfast Ireland
CIEE Language and Culture Program in Lisbon, Portugal Fall, Spring, Year Lisbon Portugal
SIT Study Abroad Bolivia: Multiculturalism, Globalization, and Social Change Fall, Spring Cochabamba Bolivia
SIT Study Abroad Jordan: Refugees, Health, and Humanitarian Action Fall, Spring Amman Jordan
SIT Study Abroad Kenya: Urbanization, Health, and Human Rights Fall, Spring Jinga, Kampala, Kigali, Kisimu, Nairobi Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya
SIT Study Abroad Morocco: Migration and Transnational Identity Fall, Spring Amsterdam, Rabat Netherlands, Morocco
SIT Study Abroad Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans Fall, Spring Belgrade Serbia
SIT Study Abroad Switzerland: Global Health and Development Policy Fall, Spring Nyon, Rabat Switzerland, Morocco
SIT Study Abroad Switzerland: International Studies and Multilateral Diplomacy Fall, Spring Geneva Switzerland
SIT Study Abroad: Switzerland: Food Security and Nutrition (Summer) Summerterm Geneva Switzerland
USAC Thailand: Southeast Asian Economics, Politics, and Culture Studies Fall, Spring, Summeterm, Year Chiang Mai Thailand

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