MSU Denver provides students with a wide variety of options for studying abroad. The Office of International Studies offers programs in over 60 countries, in nearly 150 areas of study, for any length of time from 2 weeks to 2 years. Courses are able to fulfill electives, major and minor requirements in a range of disciplines, as well as general studies.
Each type of program is unique and operates differently. Depending on your wants and needs, you will work with a study abroad advisor to find the program type that suits your individual situation.
Partnership Programs - Third party organizations that are partnered with MSU Denver to create optimal study abroad experience for students. Programs can be short term or full academic years. Many MSU Denver students use these programs because there are opportunities world-wide with all types of courses available.
MSU Denver London Semester - A unique partnership between the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), University of Wyoming, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Mount Saint Mary’s College. Students take MSU Denver specific courses. This unique program gives students the opportunity to study and live in Great Britain, while earning specific course credit.
MSU Denver Faculty Led Programs - A program in which a professor chooses to teach his/her class abroad. These programs are generally 10 days to 4 weeks in duration and offer specific MSU Denver course credit.
MSU Denver Ethiopia - The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs awarded Metro State funding to collaborate with Aksum University in Ethiopia. The project, entitled "Building Sustainable Study Abroad Capacity,” focuses on Metro State faculty working with Aksum University (AkU) to develop courses which meet requirements in Teacher Education, Social Studies, Anthropology and Amharic. The project will also focus on AkU faculty development and enhancing AkU’s ability to serve students who study abroad.
Additional Programs - Other programs such as International Internships, Volunteering or Teaching Abroad, Fulbright, and Critical Language Scholarship Program can be organized with the Office of International Studies