International Opportunities

International Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Study Abroad, Peace Corps Prep, WOOF

New Zealand Immersion Course in Forest

Learn about the wide variety of opportunities for AGNR students.

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Faculty Opportunities


Farmer to Farmer (F2F) is a volunteer program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) that matches volunteer agricultural experts with farmers in developing countries.  

U.S. volunteers provide technical assistance to smallholder farmers in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe.  Assignments average about three weeks and all travel expenses and stipend are paid to the volunteer. 

Farmer2Farmer information


The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

Fulbright information

Host Scholars

There are many opportunities to host visiting scholars and help them navigate the city, the university, and their education. Host a Borlaug, Cochran, or Muskie Fellow, or other international student.

Host Scholars information

Develop Study Abroad

Develop a Short Term Study Abroad Course

Thinking about offering a faculty-led study abroad program during Winter or Spring Break 2020? Education Abroad is seeking proposals for new and innovative short-term programs that support one or more of the following outcomes and goals:

  • Create multi-disciplinary project-based learning opportunities that explore pressing global problems and challenges

  • Increase access to opportunities for underrepresented students in study abroad

  • Further undergraduate research opportunities

  • Expand the UMD study abroad program portfolio to underrepresented regions including Africa, Eastern Europe, South and Southeast Asia

  • Further integrate education abroad into the major

  • Focus on academic disciplines that are underrepresented in study abroad including but not limited to public health, agriculture, sociology, government & politics, and college of computer, mathematical and natural sciences

International Resources