International Programs and Partnerships serves the UTRGV faculty through Study Abroad, the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, and Agreements of Cooperation with international partners. 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the pandemic we are working remotely. If you need assistance please email us at ipp@utrgv.edu.

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs

The application cycle for Academic Year 2020-2021 is closed.
The submission portal will be open again at the beginning of the Spring semester 2021 - Proposals will be approved on a rolling basis as spots remain available. 
Faculty members are encouraged to reach out to IPP for questions about leading either Study Abroad or Study Away (domestic) programs. Email us at ipp@utrgv.edu.
Faculty leaders on UTRGV Study Abroad or Study Away programs are required to comply with the Rules and Guidelines for faculty leaders.  

NOTE: All faculty-led programs offering credit must be coordinated through International Programs and Partnerships.

Exchange Visitors

If you need guidance on how to host a visiting scholar on the Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 Visa) please reach out to us. This is the Exchange Visitor Program application for your reference.


We also provide leadership in the creation of Agreements of Cooperation with institutions abroad that share research and academic agendas with your college or department.