Upcoming Office of Study Abroad Deadlines:
- Fall 2022 Study Abroad Applications: 02/11/2022
- Summer 2022 Study Abroad Applications: 03/01/2022
As a Tulane faculty member, you may have an interest in proposing a program abroad. The Office of Study Abroad can assist you in crafting your proposal.
Student recruitment cannot begin until the program has gone through the entire approval process. There is no university-wide timeline for proposing a program, but time to build out infrastructure and to conduct recruitment should be taken into consideration when planning. The OSA encourages schools to develop internal timelines to ensure that approvals can be received in time to have a successful student recruitment season.
Review the suggested timeline for your proposal and planning process.
Faculty sponsor submits to Department Chair a short concept memo (1 page) summarizing:
Description of course(s) or program abroad, potential topics & its purpose
Include a preliminary budget that supports financial viability. For budgeting assistance, you may contact your Department or School Finance Manager for guidance.
Once preliminary Chair approval exists, the School Curriculum Committee (or equivalent) must vet the program for academic quality and credit should the program propose courses not already in the Tulane course catalog.
Faculty are to follow specific School requirements to gain this approval.
Following the dean's approval of your program proposal, you must:
The Tulane University Office of Study Abroad facilitates the review of all summer study abroad programs and the consideration of them by the Tulane Study Abroad Committee. OSA has produced a guide to proposing a program for approval.
You may submit your proposal to the Office of Study Abroad at email@example.com. The proposal will be reviewed by the Tulane Study Abroad Committee.
If the program is approved, the Office of Study Abroad provides the online platform for marketing and application processes for all summer study abroad programs. The use of Terra Dotta Software is required for all summer study abroad programs for Tulane credit.