Departmental Study Abroad Programs


Developing a Study Abroad Program

This workshop will provide a general overview of how to get started in developing a study abroad program. Topics will include responsibilities of the program leader, how to submit a proposal, developing a budget, and managing student enrollment. Any faculty or staff interested in study abroad programming is invited to attend. There are two session options to choose from, both held in Rawls Hall, Room 2077:

  • Sept. 19 -- 1:30-3 p.m.
  • Sept. 20 -- 10-11:30 a.m.            

Study Abroad Budgets

This workshop will cover budget basics, cancellation policies, study abroad deposits and the student billing process. This WebEx session will be 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 20.

Registration for either or both should be completed online by Sept. 18. For more information, contact Paula Memmer, Departmental Study Abroad Manager, at 765-494-3894 or

Resources available for faculty members who wish to design and implement short-term, overseas programs:

Nuts & Bolts Manual - Detailed manual to assist faculty in executing a study abroad program.

Quick Reference Guide – A “who does what” scaled down version of the Nuts & Bolts Manual.

Study Abroad Forms – All forms referenced in the Nuts & Bolts Manual.


Program Start Date                    Proposal Due Date                            Rate Request Due Date 

December-April                     July 15th prior to program                   October 1st prior to program

May-August                           November 1st prior to program           February 1st prior to program 

September-November           March 1st prior to program                  June 1st prior to program 


Questions regarding departmental programs may be directed to: 

Paula Memmer,                              
Faculty Program Manager

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-4600

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