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UNT Faculty-Led Program Proposal
Denton, TX, United States; (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Restrictions: UNT applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 07/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission 04/01/2017 07/15/2017
NOTE: NOTE: Only the primary faculty leader will need to complete a proposal at this time.If you have any questions regarding submitting a proposal, please contact Mrs. Kate.Jordan at Please click here for a Preview of the Proposal and instructions on how to return to it.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete Pre-Departure / Post-Decision Phase materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Contact in SAO:
Mrs. Kate Jordan (
Program Description:

Faculty-Led Course Proposals


SPAN - Lee & Yoon

Are you interested in creating and leading a faculty-led study abroad program? Click the button below!

Want to preview the proposal before getting started?  Click here.
The proposal submission periods for the terms listed below are:
  • Summer 2018: From April 1, 2017 to July 15, 2017
  • Fall 2018: From July 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017
  • Wintermester 2018 - 2019:  From October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017
  • Spring 2019: From October 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

Developing a UNT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program

Faculty are key to the sustainable success of study abroad at the University of North Texas. Faculty have tremendous influence on students' learning and development. In addition to their interaction with students in the classroom where we encourage them to promote study abroad broadly, faculty also have the opportunity to work with the Study Abroad Office (SAO) to plan, create, and teach on a study abroad program. The SAO provides administrative and logistical support for all faculty-led programs, which offer educational opportunities to students throughout the year. UNT faculty-led programs are designed to encourage a variety of students to study abroad, and these opportunities would not be possible without the dedication and effort of the faculty who lead these programs.

The information provided in this section of our website is intended for faculty who, with the support of their department and college/school, are seeking the assistance of the SAO in the development and administration of a faculty-led program abroad.

UNT Standards of Good Practice for Study Abroad

The University of North Texas' study abroad practices are based upon the Forum on Education Abroad's Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad and the Code of Ethics for Education Abroad. These documents provide a strong foundation for the development of academically sound programs and successfully guide educators through each stage of the international experience. For specific guidance on faculty led programs, please refer to the Forum on Education Abroad's Guide to Leading Short-Term Education Abroad Programs.

Faculty-Led Handbook and Proposal Timeline

The Faculty-Led Handbook is designed to prepare you for this responsibility and provide you with the information you need to design and implement a successful program in accordance with UNT policy.  It is intended to guide both first-time and continuing Faculty Leaders through the entire process.  The SAO will be your partner throughout your time as a Faculty Leader, and this handbook will help you learn more about the resources available to you through our office and dedicated staff.  Please review the handbook and contact the Study Abroad Office if you have any questions about completing the program proposal.


The Study Abroad Office will conduct a series of optional professional development workshops as well as a mandatory pre-departure training for faculty in preparation for leading a program. Click here for dates and times.

Faculty Workshops:  Occur throughout the fall and spring semesters and include sessions on the following:
  • Q&A with Veteran Faculty Leaders
  • Making the Most of Studio Abroad (SAO's application and data management system)
  • Responding to Mental and Sexual Health Issues Abroad
  • Marketing Faculty-Led Programs
  • Developing Student Learning Outcomes and Assessing Student Performance in Study Abroad Courses
Preparedness and Emergency Response Seminar:  Offered once per year offering information on the following:
  • Liability and Risk Management
  • Emergency Response Protocols
  • Disciplinary Response and Resources
  • Campus Security Authority Training
  • Health and Accident Insurance
  • Student Health Resources
  • Financial Matters and Travel Processes