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

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program

Summer 2020 and Summer 2021 Study Abroad/Study Away Proposals 

The application cycle to submit Study Abroad proposals for Summer 2020 is closed.
The proposal deadline to submit is Monday, April 30th, 2019.
Faculty members are encouraged to read the Program Approval Process and to reach out to IPP (alan.earhart@utrgv.edu, 965-665-3572). 
Part of the proposal process includes getting feedback on the syllabus from the Center for Teaching Excellence. The syllabus evaluation rubric is linked here.
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 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 Agreement of Cooperation with institutions abroad that share research and academic agendas with your college or department.