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Study Abroad Faculty

Information for Faculty

Among the study abroad programs offered, faculty-led programs are of particular importance to WTAMU's mission and goals for the future. Faculty-led study abroad programs are developed and offered through a partnership between academic departments and colleges and the Office of Study Abroad (OSA).

Interested in leading a course abroad? 

Professors may submit proposals for Faculty-Led Programs or Site Visit Grants to become involved in study abroad. Deadlines and proposal forms are listed below. Please review the Faculty-Led Study Abroad Handbook for policy and information. Faculty interested in leading programs abroad are also encouraged to review the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad. If you have any questions regarding study abroad, please send us email at studyabroad@wtamu.edu

Types of Faculty-Led Programs:

Institution-Led: The program is completely planned and managed by the home institution.
Provider-Led: The institution partners with a program provider, host institution, or exchange partner.

Faculty Deadlines for Study Abroad:




Site Visit Grant proposal

October 15th 

 October 15th

Faculty-led program proposal

September 1st

April 1st

If these dates fall on a Saturday or Sunday, then the following Monday is the due date. 
If your Faculty-Led Program is approved, you will receive a more detailed planning schedule.

Important documents 

Please note that some of our documents have been updated or modified. Older versions of these forms will not be accepted.


Policy Number: 14 GLM N04984080 (Start dates 08/01/2014 to 07/31/2015)

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Phone: 855.327.1411 (calling toll-free from within the US)

312.935.1703 (calling from outside of the US, collect calls accepted)

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