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History of Education Abroad


& Strengths

Faculty-led Model

Faculty Engagement & Development

Risk Management

Experimental: Community Engagement Internships Undergraduate Research

Graduate Study Abroad

Early Programming: Freshman Seminars Abroad

Re-entry Programming: Unpacking Your Study Abroad Learning Abroad Conference

Research Agenda & Support

Benchmarking (CIC Project)

Professional Deveopment for Young Professionals

This webpage is intended to capture the history of education abroad at Michigan State University from early 1900s to the present, in the context of national trends. Information has been compiled from a variety of resources, including interviews with former Study Abroad directors, MSU-internal historical materials, and national publications. The site features in-depth views on the development of study abroad throughout five phases: 1910 to 1949; 1950 to 1979; 1980 to 1989; 1990 to 1999; 2000 to present. Institutional innovations and strengths are also featured.

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Questions? Contact Inge Steglitz at or 517-353-8920