Cooperative Short-term Programs


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Cooperative Short-term Programs

International Student Teaching in Ireland

International Student Teaching in Ireland

Successful international programs are a result of a collaborative effort between UMD’s various colleges, their respective departments and the Study Abroad office. One example of a cooperative program is our current collaboration with the Department of Education to offer International Student Teaching opportunities

Our staff is available to assist you plan a cooperative program abroad. Cooperative short-term programs provide your department the ability to fully manage program logistics. Our office assumes financial responsibility for operations, however, revenues and losses are the responsibility of your department. Students pay an application fee—plus a placement, advising and administrative cost is included in the program fee.

In a Cooperative Program, the Study Abroad office provides:

  • Program Leader Risk Management Training
  • Student’s Application through Confirmation (Includes checklist documents: Release & Waiver, Online Orientation, Registration Agreement, Health Information, Emergency Contact, Confirmation of Participation)
  • Advising coordinated with department
  • Marketing (web, digital & print)
  • Cooperative Program Budget
  • Proposal for Special Credit Registration (fee document)
  • Student Billing (funds to study abroad)
  • Registration
  • Financial Aid Processing
  • Insurance
  • 24/7 Emergency Contact
  • General Handbook
  • Online Health & Safety Orientation
  • Cooperative Program Payment Processing
  • Travel Authorizations
  • Cash Advances & Expense Reports
  • Post-Program Evaluation

Develop a cooperative short-term program

  1. Meet with our office to facilitate a timely proposal and discuss the promotion of your program
  2. Discuss your program idea with our office
  3. Consider using a UMD approved affiliate provider (details below)
  4. Complete a Cooperative Program Memorandum of Understanding (consult with Study Abroad)
  5. Preview the Budget Template in partnership with our office


Affiliate Providers
You are strongly encouraged to partner with one of our affiliates. Affiliates not only provide onsite services and logistical arrangements but more importantly, invaluable risk management support. Explore custom options from each affiliate: