Programs : Brochure
- Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Break, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Break
- Restrictions: Mason applicants only
All Mason faculty who wish to lead a short-term study abroad program through the Global Education Office will be required to submit a Program Proposal. Faculty are encouraged to propose programs in their areas of study, even if they do not have prior experience leading a study abroad program.
All faculty leaders of GEO programs are expected to be familiar with and follow the Academic Director Roles and Responsibilities.
The Global Education Office is available to assist any interested faculty with the development process.
The Mason Global Education Office accepts program proposals for short-term and semester, faculty-led programs according to the following schedule:
||Deadline for Repeat Programs*||Deadline for New Programs*|
|Winter and Spring 2019|| April 1, 2018
||June 1, 2018|
|Summer and Fall 2019||August 1, 2018||June 1, 2018|
|Winter and Spring 2020||April 1, 2019||June 1, 2019|
|Summer and Fall 2020||August 1, 2019||June 1, 2019|
Note: the Global Education Office requires faculty to submit updated materials and program details each subsequent term after proposing a new program.
For a preview of what this application entails, click here.
Part 1: Academic Director Information
Questions about the faculty proposing the program and any potential co-instructors
Part 2: Program Details
Questions about the proposed program including dates, locations, activities and more
Part 3: Academic Details
Questions about the academic content, course format, contact hours, credits and more
Part 4: Health & Safety Considerations
Questions about any potential health and safety issues in proposed program location(s)
Part 5: Marketing & Recruitment
Questions about recruitment and marketing strategies for proposed program
Instructions on how to start your proposal/application in MasonAbroad are available for download: Application Instructions (pdf)
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
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