GEO Faculty-Led Program Application

Utilizing our extensive infrastructure abroad—including outstanding local networks comprised of site directors, faculty, and staff—the GEO team works with UO colleges, schools, departments, faculty, and campus partners to create academically integrated global education faculty-led experiences for their students. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with you on the development of programs that integrate well with the academic, co-curricular, and cultural strengths of our GEO centers and the other designated sites around the world. The benefits of working with GEO are many, including:

Complete Academic and Logistical Support

  • On-site curricular integration
  • Supplemental lectures and excursion design
  • Classroom facilities
  • Budget oversight
  • Faculty and student housing
  • Promotional support

Dedicated Health, Safety, and Risk Manager

  • 24/7 Emergency Phone
  • Three-tiered emergency staff support
  • Required travel insurance
  • Daily monitoring of world events and travel warning updates
  • Comprehensive health, safety, and risk protocols

For all UO faculty who are interested in proposing a faculty-led program, please refer to the resources below.
For additional information, please contact

Proposals for new and recurring programs in Summer and Fall 2023 will be due (through the application link below) by April 1, 2022

The next open call for new and recurring programs (Winter and Spring 2023-2024) will be announced in Summer 2022



From Nov. 15, 2021

As part of International Education Week 2021, panelists discussed the best recruiting practices for faculty-led study abroad programs, shared their experiences and insights about teaching abroad in the COVID era, and provided key information and tips on developing a faculty-led program.


  • Kerby Boschee, Global Education Program Coordinator, Global Education Oregon (GEO)
  • Kate Mondloch, faculty leader, Advancing Your Academic Success: Pre-Freshman Studies in London, Summer 2021 (and faculty leader on previous programs in Siena, Italy)
  • David Wacks, faculty leader, Advanced Spanish Immersion: Languages and Literatures of Spain (Summer 2022 and multiple previous years)



Faculty-Led Online Application Form

Resources for Faculty-Led Application and Program Development

For additional information, please contact