* Membership Criteria

Criteria for both affiliate and full member campuses:

  • Accredited colleges and universities with a three- to four-week January term
  • Commitment to offering rigorous academic opportunities abroad
  • Commitment to liberal arts , education abroad, and high academic standards
  • Well developed education abroad program and strategy for implementation
  • Evidence that membership in UMAIE will be beneficial to the institution in clearly definable ways
  • Active promotion of UMAIE programs to their students and faculty

Criteria for full member campuses only:

  • Appointment of two faculty members or professional administrators to the Board of Directors, which meets twice annually. Board members will actively participate in program development and administration at and between Board meetings.